Consultant, Supply Chain Support Optimization

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Boca Raton, FL

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7261656
AJE Ref #
576152149
Location
Boca Raton, FL
Job Type
Regular

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Responsibilities:This position is a technical subject matter expert of the JDA system, and acts as the system liaison with IT. The position is responsible for parterning/supporting the implementation and integration of the system enterprise wide, and then for continuous systems improvements. Uses understanding of Supply Chain fundamentals and inventory planning experience to configure the system to optimize business results.The JDA suite of planning tools is an integral part of the critical back-bone of Inventory Management systems, so effective management and optimization of these tools contribute significantly to the overall performance of the Inventory Management department.Responsibilities of this position include:

- Supports the execution elements of IT projects for system implementation or enhancement, supporting the user community via training and trouble-shooting, initiating and implementing continuous improvement activities, and performing 'back-end' data manipulation within the tool.
- erforms a sub-set of business side tasks as part of a larger IT project for system implementation and/or enhancement.
- Acts as subject matter professional for at least one module of JDA planning tool functionality (IO or replenishment), develop/conduct training for it and provide ongoing user support.
- Advises and educates business users about system functionality.
- Engages in continuous system/process improvement projects in the areas of forecasting replenishment planning and/or inventory planning.
- Must be analytical and possess good data mining skills to search for relationships between different parameters and present/validate findings.
- Serve as subject matter expert for at least one module of JDA planning tool functionality (forecasting or replenishment), develop/conduct training for it and provide ongoing user support.- Partner with external contractors for accountability toward project costs and goalsPartner with external contractors for accountability toward project costs and goals
- Supports the administration of a sub-set of business side tasks as part of a larger IT project for system implementation and/or enhancement.
- Facilitates resolution of functionality gaps
- Gains consensus when conflicts arise
- Execute test scenarios
- Conduct system testing- Supports the administration of a sub-set of business side tasks as part of a larger IT project for system implementation and/or enhancement.
- Facilitates resolution of functionality gaps
- Gains consensus when conflicts arise
- Execute test scenarios
- Conduct system testing
- Support continuous system/process improvement projects in the areas of forecasting, replenishment planning and/or inventory planning.
- Serve as back-up for large scale ad hoc forecast loads, external data manipulation, and system parameter maintenance as needed. Qualifications:- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
- Minimum 4 years experience in related field. Other Information:- Familiarity with database structures and ability to write SQL code for data manipulation
- SQL/Access/Teradata/Cognos is a must
- MS Excel - Pivot, Charts, VLOOKUP etc.
- IT requirements definition and documentation
- Developing and conducting system testing
- JDA Demand Planning, Replenishment Planning, and/or Inventory Optimization modules. JDA highly preferred but similar package (Oracle APS, SAP, APO, etc) would be considered
Should be skilled in the following competencies:

- Decision Quality & Problem Solving:
through innovation, creative thinking, challenging the status quo, questioning nature
- Drive Results:
the ability to build organizational capability to sustain and continuously improve performance
- Customer Focus:
accountability and the ability to overcome obstacles
- Influencing and adaptability skills Planning:
setting objectives and goals; measures performance against goals; evaluate results Pay, Benefits and Work Schedule:Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button. .