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Logistics IT Application Specialist

  • Location: Woodridge, IL
  • Start Date: 1/4/2019
  • Job ID: 19-00008
  • Posting Date: 1/4/2019
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
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The IT Applications Specialist is responsible for overall functional and technical expertise to support our Order Management System (OMS), Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Transportation Management System (TMS). The ideal candidate is a high character IT professional with strong communication, analytical and technical skills.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) on order management, warehouse and transportation processes.
Modify, enhance and improve OMS, WMS and TMS applications and integrations.
Manage vendor relationships, performance and service level agreements.
Analyze, design, build test and debug technical enhancements and features.
Advise on proper use of applications and business processes.
Assist in the creation of training and testing documentation.
Point of contact for escalated technical support issues.
Work with relational databases such as SQL
Champion fluid communication, collaboration, continuous learning and improvement.
Ability to be a team player in a cross-functional team to resolve issues, achieve team, project and organizational goals.
Solve technical challenges working both autonomously and within the construct of a team in a team oriented and collaborative environment.
Own relationships and partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders.
Understand requirements and how they translate in application features.
Identify and communicate key insights and findings to software development team.
Demonstrate commitment to quality and implementing best practices.
Perform root cause analysis to identify and solve technical issues.
Develop technical requirements for complex multi-function application projects.
Proactively identify risks and develop mitigation strategies and tactics.
Evaluate, suggest, select and implement cost effective solutions to meet our need.
Provide input on project schedule and accurate estimation of project deliverables.
Create and test data integration solutions and feature enhancements.

3+ years professional experience is preferred
Recent experience with 3PL Warehouse and Logistics
Requires in-depth knowledge of software applications including WMS, OMS, or TMS
SQL knowledge required
Experience with Zethcon/Synapse, EDI, Cloud, Microsoft GP, McLeod or TMW a plus
Certifications in LEAN, Six Sigma, or Project Management a plus
Posted by Geoff Sarro