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Systems Administrator in Harvard, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 6/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Harvard, IL
  • Job Type:
    Operations
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/23/2018

Job Description

This position supports, analyzing, and evaluating Regional Distribution Center (RDC) business systems and user needs. Primary focus is True Value's Warehouse Management System (eg Automated Distributions System known as ADS). Provides support for existing Logistics applications and assists RDC Operations Manager in the coordination for and implementation of tactical projects, including ADS leveraged and distribution optimization projects. Job requires equal knowledge of distibution system applications and RDC operations. Coordination between multiple shift operations.

Position Description

  • Manages and supports the Automated Distribution System (ADS) for a regional distribution center. Responsible for system configuration,system functionality covering all aspects of warehousing operations from receiving, stocking, order picking, replenishment prioritization, inventory cycle counting, delivery and labor standards.
  • Directs and implements ADS functional modules designed to optimize RDC operational efficiencies.Performs problem resolution in the areas of system functionality, operating software, and the hardware elements within ADS.
  • Constantly analyzes and researches the RDC Inbound and Outbound operations for the purpose of improving the process flows within the ADS environment, working with RDC management teams to facilitate productivity and efficiencies.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, and effectively communicates user requests and proposed business system changes. Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with RDC management team.
  • Works with RDC management team to optimize the physical layout of the RDC… including bin sizing, section design, and the associated coordination, scheduling, and tracking . Manages associates assigned to these projects; reconfigures system requirements to coordinate with changes
  • Manages the inventory of ADS equipment, coordinating repairs, troubleshooting issues with handheld devices
  • Responsible for ongoing training of True Value's Warehouse Management System (ADS) for both management and and hourly associates
  • Meets regularly with the RDC Operations Manger to review and discuss new projects and assignments. Reports status of existing projects and assignments.
  • Meets with peer Systems Administrators to develop ADS opportunities and address problem resolution. In addition, is responsible for periodic WEBINAR presentations.
  • Performs other related duties as required

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in Logistics, Supply Chain, Technology, and/or Communication
  • Knowledge of query application development, and database structure
  • Technical knowledge of warehouse management systems (e.g. A.D.S.)

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