WMS Analyst

WMS Analyst

Job Title: WMS Analyst
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 300000.00
Reference: JN -082017-9360
Job Published: August 29, 2017 10:37

Job Description

Job TitleWMS Analyst
Reports toGeneral Manager IT Solutions & Training
Business UnitIT – Jet Park
Job Purpose
The role is to assist in the development and changes of processes on the existing Warehouse Management System (WMS).
  • For changed or new requirements, investigate and document the process and systems requirements within the technology and WMS solutions capabilities
  • In conjunction with the warehouse solutions team configure the bespoke WMS solutions to meet with expected requirements
  • Understand the full complement of functionality that the WMS solutions has and to provide expert advice on the WMS solutions capability
  • Actively participate end to end, when and where required, in assuring that specific projects meet their objectives and deadlines
  • Understand the advanced WMS technology business integration capabilities and be able to provide expert advice using best practice and standardized ERP to WMS integrations strategies
  • Actively participate end to end in assuring that business integration and data interchange processes meet their set objectives during development, testing and implementation phases
  • Ensure that the required technology hosting environments of developments, acceptance testing and production conform to the defined operating software, application and hardware release levels
  • In conjunction with the technology and WMS teams, participate in capacity planning to ensure that there will at all times be adequate capacity to meet with relevant service level agreements and expectations
  • In conjunction with the technology and WMS teams, ensure that required software and hardware upgrades are implemented with the least amount of disruption
  • Conduct regular risk reviews and assessments to minimize the effect of changes across all WMS projects
  • Set up and manage all communications between interested parties during the process where new and changed requirements are planned for and implemented
  • All WMS application support requirements including 3rd party technology support will be the incumbent’s responsibility
  • Training of staff pre- and go-live
  • Supporting of system issues during and after office hours
  • Provide end to end support during stock counts
  • Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent
Work Experience & Skills
  • Tertiary qualification in Warehousing and Distribution will be an advantage
  • Tertiary qualification in IT will be an advantage
  • 5 years’ experience in configuring and maintaining a mainstream Warehouse Management Software Solution
  • 5 years active operational involvement with warehouse solutions will be an advantage
  • Solid logistics/supply chain experience will be an advantage
Personality and Attributes
  • IT knowledge essential
  • Proven reasoning and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team player who displays initiative
  • Must be deadline driven and report in a professional manner