Warehouse Management Systems Analyst

100 Front St, Delran, NJ 08075, USA Req #203
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Simon & Schuster was named to Forbes magazine list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers 2022. Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

Simon & Schuster is currently hiring a Warehouse Management System Analyst.  The WM System Analyst plays a key role in supporting and driving the new WMS and continuous improvement in all areas of the operation.  This position prioritizes and directs warehouse system related projects in the area of distribution warehousing. 

 

DUTIES:

  • Configure Manhattan Associates software and other warehouse systems to meet the business requirements.
  • Develop and execute test cases for software modifications and future upgrade implementations.
  • Provide day-to-day support for PkMS and other Warehouse systems.
  • Identify opportunities for workflow/process improvements interact with areas to jointly develop ways to enhance productivity, efficiently and effectively
  • Consults with users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify functional objectives
  • Serve as the functional and business process expert for Operations
  • Clarify requests for enhancements with the requestor and documents initiative definition
  • Drive collaboration between business leaders and users to for process and system improvement.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge in distribution / fulfillment concepts and system solutions
  • Drive all unit and integration testing, training and start-up of all systems or modifications
  • Conduct technology research as it relates to the functional objectives of the business unit
  • Maintain templates and requirements for all technical documents for Supply Chain including: modification specifications, project schedules, test plans, training documentation, release notes
  • Providing WM (PkMS) application support including issue resolution, application configuration and testing, and report generation to support operational activities
  • Insure consistent warehouse system processes across facilities
  • Maintain issues logs and resolution history
  • Participate in weekly status meetings
  • Coordinate acceptance testing, training and general info dissemination to operations Staff
  • Support and manage configuration & documentation of the WMS and modules
  • Create and maintain a comprehensible Configuration and Troubleshooting Document
  • Implement and maintain the new Labor Management and Slot Info System modules
  • Required to be on call every third week to resolve issues should they arise

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering or related technical degree
  • Hands on work experience (internships and/or co-op programs) Warehouse Operations a plus
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self motivated (multi-tasker)
  • Warehouse Management system experience, Manhattan PkMS a significant plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) required
  • Working knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Labor management and shipping systems experience a plus
  • Team-oriented
  • Experience and analysis to develop creative and innovative solutions

Simon & Schuster US is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. At Simon & Schuster US, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do. From employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Simon & Schuster US is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable.
 

Candidates hired for this or any other posted Simon & Schuster role will be employees of Simon & Schuster, LLC, subject to all policies, including the Workplace Privacy Notice, and eligible solely for the benefits plans thereof. 

Other details

  • Job Family Warehouse Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $65,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $67,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 100 Front St, Delran, NJ 08075, USA