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WMS and Administration Manager

Company: Lakeshore Learning Materials
Location: Carson
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

WMS and Administration Manager

  • 2695 E Dominguez St, Carson, CA 90895, USA
  • Full-timeCompany DescriptionAt Lakeshore, we create innovative learning materials and world-class guest experiences for teachers, parents and children. Since 1954, we've grown into a global community-with a thriving e-commerce business, multiple catalogs, 60+ retail stores, a peerless national sales force, plus international offices that support our preeminent supply chain division. But today we're working better, smarter and faster than ever-and setting our sights even higher. We're building an infrastructure designed for scalability, embracing data-driven decision-making and using technology to improve efficiency and ensure the best tools for the best work. Most importantly, we continue to invest in a diverse team of inquisitive top talent who fuel each other's passions and curiosity, take risks, try new things and believe that every new day brings opportunities for growth.Job DescriptionOur distribution business is experiencing transformative growth-with no end in sight. That's why we're looking for a WMS and Administration Manager for our Carson, CA, distribution center. In this position, you will be responsible for overseeing our Administration/Operations team and yard management, which includes our wave planners, WMS admins and yard leads. This position will report to our Vice President of CA Distribution. A day at the warehouse looks like this:
    • Working with the Administration/Operations team regarding administrative tasks that support the distribution center, including wave planning of orders and WMS issues
    • Understanding the goals for the day and working directly with the administration supervisor to ensure goals are met accurately and efficiently
    • Encouraging teamwork while obtaining a high level of associate morale and recognition
    • Creating and implementing standards and metrics for the Administration/Operations and yard lead team
    • Providing technical support to DC management and end users
    • Facilitating timely problem/issue identification, communication/escalation, troubleshooting and resolution
    • Performing system monitoring and maintenance activities to ensure system health, performance and data integrity
    • Developing and maintaining system dashboards, reports and queries to support evolving business processes
    • Administering users/devices and maintaining system security and user profiles
    • Assisting with the identification of system and process improvements
    • Gathering business requirements and document use cases for large system changes
    • Collaborating with central IT development and support teams to effectively develop and test WMS enhancements, integration changes and system upgrades
    • Collaborating with and assisting other on-site IT infrastructure support resources as needed QualificationsGot the skills and experience? Here's what we're looking for:
      • Prior warehouse/retail distribution experience that included application support (HighJump WMS and/or Pyramid WCS administration experience)
      • SQL knowledge and basic technical troubleshooting skills
      • Experience with distribution center processes (including wave planning), technologies and integrations (RF devices, Telnet, conveyor systems, barcode printing, shipping systems, etc.)
      • Highly motivated self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to effectively organize and prioritize workloads within a fast-paced, customer-focused environment
      • Excellent attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong problem-solving skills-with the ability to manage multiple projects/assignments simultaneously
      • Understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Additional Information And here's our end of the bargain!
        • Competitive compensation based on skills and experience
        • Excellent medical/dental and vision coverage-EPO, PPO, and HSA
        • 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution (because you will retire someday)
        • Flexible benefits-choose what you like, ignore the rest
        • Super-awesome annual profit bonus plan
        • On-site preschool for our employees' children
        • On-site employee gym for all levels/fitness needs
        • Generous employee discount
        • Casual dress---and we really mean it At Lakeshore, we know our diversity makes us stronger, and when everyone feels included and valued, we all win. We strive to embrace our differences and create an intentionally diverse and inclusive community that is representative of the teachers, families and children we serve.We know we couldn't do the extraordinary things we're doing without the people on our team. Thanks to the passion and enthusiasm of this spectacular group, Lakeshore is more than a great place to work-it's a great experience to be part of. Day in and day out, we give everything we've got to create products that instill a sense of wonder and foster a true love of learning. To help maintain this high bar for success, we're constantly on the lookout for people to join us. So if you're a down-to-earth professional who shares our desire for making a difference, we'd love to hear from you. To learn more about Lakeshore, visit Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyPeople are selected to become members of the Lakeshore family based on skill, merit and mind-boggling talent-not based on race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, domestic partnership status, military status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, alienage, AIDS or AIDS-related complex status, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If things aren't equal, we all lose.To learn about how we collect and use Applicant information, please visit our Employee/Applicant Privacy Policy. INDRLL9

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