Global Logistics Manager-JDA

Location: St. Louis, MO
Date Posted: 02-04-2018
Job description
Our Global Logistics team is seeking a motivated Global Logistics Manager based in St Louis, MO, reporting to Global Logistics Strategy Lead. This role will work closely with procurement and logistics. This role will be responsible for providing functional & technical expertise around JDA (i2/ TMS)’Transportation suite of solutions, including JDA Transportation Manager, Transportation Planner, Modeler, Logistics Procurement, Business Analytics and other transportation solutions from JDA. 

Key Responsibilities: 

• Provide 1st level technical and Functional support to end user
• Collect, document and structure requests for TMS development
• Update and administration of master data, such as branches, users, transport tariff sheets, routing entries
• Generation and configuration of reports
• Escalate to TMS service desk if issues cannot be resolved locally
• Lead super user network 
• Share best practice with peers
• Develop and conduct end user training
• Identify potential process or set-up related issues and root causes

During implementation and consulting engagements:
• Participate in requirements and design workshops around JDA (i2/TM&TP) Transportation suite 
• Develop technical design documentation 
• Install and implement solution suite in various environments, including production environments 
• Guide the implementation team on performance implications of design choices and tune the application to meet required performance standards 
• Assist in the design interfaces to integrate the solution with SAP systems and track & trace systems. 
• Collaborate with JDA to development of custom functionality and business processes using JDA (i2) ABPP (Agile Business Process Platform) 
• Lead creation of System and Integration test cases 
• Develop necessary documentation to help with transition to support 
• Technical support on the solution, post go-live as a supper user 
• Continuously update knowledge on latest JDA (i2) Transportation suite releases, new enhancements and changes to product functionality
• Participate in the implementation the latest releases of JDA solution within the global environment and update the demo/documentation accordingly 
• Critical thinking abilities using fact-based troubleshooting skills, including the ability to breakdown complex problems into manageable tasks. 
• Develop business relationships with other departments to ensure successful implementation and support efforts.
• Monitor and report on the status of project efforts, anticipating/identifying issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implementing corrective actions.
• Prepare, coordinate, and execute appropriate unit (functional), integration and volume tests to ensure successful implementation and support efforts.
• Facilitate user testing with business partners to validate scope and functionality
• Ensure knowledge transfer to other team members and provide technical and user application documentation.
• Must work well within a team environment as well as independently, have good interpersonal and organizational skills, including attention to details

Required Skills/Experience: 
• Graduate degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, IT, or Engineering
• Demonstrated ability to connect business requirements to system solution
• Good oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills 
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
• Self-starter with high level of initiative and commitment to timelines 
• Successful teamwork experience and demonstrated leadership abilities are required 
• Willingness to travel 
• Fluent in English
Desired Skills/Experience: 
• 2 years of logistics, procurement, and/or supply chain experience
• Proficient/Knowledgeable on JDA (i2) Agile Business Process Platform (ABPP) and developing custom workflows/capabilities using the same. 
• Expert with JDA (i2) Transportation Suite data model and data requirements. 
• Proficient/Knowledgeable in Java, IBM Congo’s, Oracle PL/SQL and batch programming/scheduling. 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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