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IT Director WMS Implementation

Posted on Sep 18, 2020 by Geodis

Nashville, TN
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The IT Director WMS Implementation position is responsible for leading
strategic and tactical activities related to business system solution
implementations, and on-going supervision of Implementation Managers and leads.
This role includes the day to day oversight of the team responsible for
delivering these solutions to meet or exceed customers and internal busine
partners requirements. This role acts as a project leader on internal tea

Primary_Duties: Minimum of 10 years experience in Supply Chain Execution
applications (e.g., Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation Management
Systems, Order Management Systems is a MUST

* Manages resources and projects to ensure deadlines and requirements are
* Provides input to strategic decisions relative to the Company s IT
solution portfolio
* Maintains workstream level updates for leadership
* Perform workload analysis to effectively prioritize and assign project
* Possesses technical and business implication knowledge of configuration
strategies relative to application solutions supported
* Participates in the creation and maintenance of all internal team
standards and ensures that team members adhere to these processes when
executing their duties
* Participates in strategies for estimating implementation costs,
timelines, and models.
* Workstream representation during the new business sales cycle, and
capability to act as the IT sponsor for an existing client.
* Drives the recruiting process for the team including a final hiring
manager decision after manager / Sr. Manager interview rounds.
* Prepares performance reviews, job family and compensation initiatives.
* Leads actions from employee satisfaction surveys
* Analyzes complex and at times ambiguous customer and business partner
requirements in order to effectively implement and support business
systems solutions
* Executes implementation processes for new customers and conversions by
applying systems implementation concepts and principles
* Recommends configuration strategies for a predefined IT solution(s) that
meet or exceed the requirements of our customers and business partners
* Develops new processes to leverage functionality within the IT solutions
to deliver enhanced logistics capabilities and services to our clients
* Collaborates with other departments on integrated new business,
conversions, or IT application rollouts
* Ensures that new implementations meet or exceed customer service goals
* Provides scheduled updates to customers and other stake holders
* Ensures processes are design for quality on new account handoffs to
support operations
* Serves as project leader on internal team initiatives as assigned
* Other duties as required and assigned


* Bachelor s degree in Information Technology or related field from a 4
year college or university
* Minimum of 10 years 3PL or MIS experience; or an equvalent combination of
education and experience
* Minimum 10 years experience with Supply Chain Execution applications
(e.g., Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation Management Systems,
Order Management Systems, etc.), preferably those within the GEODIS
* Experience in Third Party Logistics or sophisticated supply chains of a
manufacturer or retailer
* PC literate to include proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio,
Project, PowerPoint and Outlook

* Ability and willingness to travel up to 50%
* Ability to define and drive strategic initiatives for the department
* Ability to learn and become proficient at an expert level with new
software systems and industry trends. Requires a complex level of
knowledge of business applications and business processes
* Ability to create and analyze department level dashboards for leadership
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
* Ability to communicate with various levels of the organization as well as
various levels of the customer s organization
* Ability to work within moderate to little supervision from a more senior
* Ability to work with teams in multiple regions and languages


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to
sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is required to
stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally
lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to
moving mechanical parts and vehicles, and is regularly exposed to ambient
lighting and temperate climate conditions.

[1]The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of
personnel so classified.

[2] Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered
Essential Functions and have been created by the standards of the Eq
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with
Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform Essentia
Functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the Essential Functions .
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