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Sr. Transportation Management Systems Analyst

Company: Generac Power System, Inc
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Transportation Management Systems Analyst Company Generac Power Systems Name Sr. Transportation Management Systems Analyst Req # 56031 Location Waukesha CORP Employment Type Full Time Shift 1st Do you want to be part of something bigger? For more than five decades, Generac has designed and manufactured diesel, natural gas, and bi-fuel generatorsbut we did not stop there! As we continue to grow both in size and in technological advances, we are pushing past the norm and pathing a way for the future. We are not simply satisfied with what is working now; instead, we challenge ourselves and continue to be a leader in our industry. The TMS (Transportation Management System) Systems Analyst will be responsible for working with the business to understand requirements to continuously improve our customer experience through highly effective transportation planning and execution. This position is the TMS point of contact representing IT, working directly with the business, is the primary contact for transportation operations, and a liaison with the TMS and shipping business teams as well as other business functions as needed. This role is responsible for ensuring transportation management and shipping systems outside of SAP are highly effective, reliable and designed for scalability. Additionally, the identification of continuous improvement opportunities along with identification and resolution of systems gaps will be performed. The TMS Systems Analyst will also create and maintain published standards and work instructions with the business, help define and document requirements, and configurate the system to meet the business needs. This individual will also have the responsibility to ensure customer logistical requirements are identified, setup and maintained within the TMS system along with providing analytics onto the accuracy and performance of the team. Leading, training, and development of documentation will also be required. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic consultancy support to assigned customers in defining business processes and solutions;
  • Identify and optimize Transportation Systems enabling higher automation. Collaborate with ERP teams to expand integration allowing for greater functionality across multiple systems. Ensure policies and procedures are being followed by all shipping points globally. Pursue TMS integration into customer portals as required
  • Perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision and manages efforts based on proper triage prioritization, documentation and closure; takes corrective action and/or escalates incidences to reduce business interruptions;
  • Lead the implementation(s) of business systems initiatives by delivering designs, testing coordination and execute system configurations to meet business requirements;
  • Being resourceful and responsive in a fast-paced environment that requires maximum system performance, minimum down time, and a high degree of customer satisfaction and confidence;
  • Interact professionally with business customers, team member and react accordingly to changing environments and business needs;
  • Translate user and/or systems requirements into functional/technical specifications;
  • Consult with IT personnel as necessary to diagnose and resolve system or networking issues;
  • Provide support in technical system configuration;
  • Create documentation on new issues resolved, root cause analysis as well as troubleshooting steps attempted prior to closing or escalation incidents;
  • Analyze complex business problems and assess how automated systems can be implemented to solve them;
  • Interact with vendors for incident resolution as required;
  • Assist with development, implementation, and management of policies, processes and standards within the complex technical environment;
  • Ensures all configurations comply with IT policies and security parameters;
  • Follow operational standards for reporting, monitoring, troubleshooting and sourcing issues with provided tool sets;
  • Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology Computer Science, Commerce, Business Process Management or related field OR equivalent experience;
    • 8+ years Information Technology Experience
    • 5+ years of experience in Transportation, Logistics and/or Warehouse Management. Understanding of the ERP and business processes that support the Quote to Cash and Procure to Pay value streams. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in SAP ECC Order to Cash or Pick, Pack Ship procedures
      • Experience with TMS Systems, preferably BlueYonder or JDA
      • Experience with Parcel Manifesting Systems, preferably Logistyx
      • Experience leading Technical projects and EDI or similar
      • Experience working in an Industrial Manufacturing company
      • Experience working on process improvements
      • Experience working with on/off shore Service Desk support- ticket management, coverage requirements, response expectations. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
        • Ability to be on-call and deliver support during business interruptions.
        • Proficiency with Excel and/or Tableau or Power BI
        • A solid understanding of all modes of transportation
        • A desire to grow within the logistics function and assume increasing levels of responsibility as we continue with our evolution "We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power System, Inc, Waukesha , Sr. Transportation Management Systems Analyst, Professions , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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