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Senior Technical Business Analyst - WMS

Company: Newell Brands
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position title: Lead Business Technical Analyst - WMS

Location Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Solutions Architect, Warehouse Management Systems


The Lead Technical Business Analyst - WMS will prioritize and lead IT related projects in the area of distribution / warehousing. Responsibilities include design, configuration, testing, and implementation of package and custom solutions utilizing the Manhattan WM (PkMS) software and other related applications. This individual will gather requirements, identify areas of operational improvement and translate into software configuration and customization alternatives. The role will serve as a liaison between the distribution team and IT staff regarding technology projects and ongoing support. This position will provide system support on an ongoing basis, reporting, end user training, external resource management, and strategic planning assistance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Configure all aspects of PkMS / WMi software to meet business needs including inbound, outbound, and inventory control modules
  • Knowledge of Inbound Functionality
  • Knowledge of Picking Functionality
  • Knowledge of Outbound Planning including Parcel Integration and Customer Requirements
  • Assist and support project implementations
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Documentation
  • Work with operations and business to identify reporting needs
  • Scope out report
  • Design report
  • Report development using SQL
  • Supports future system planning
  • Helps forecast system evolutions, enhancements, and upgrades
  • Contributes to overall roadmap for solution
  • Helps support all applications owned by the IT Distribution team including but not limited to:

eBOL, Mark Magic

  • Interfaces to SAP


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in systems implementation, support, and/or IT consulting (2 of which should be in Manhattan Associates suite of Supply Chain applications. This includes PkMS, WMi, LM, and Slot-it.)
  • Experience in at least 2 WMi implementations spanning both inbound and outbound operations
  • Experience supporting a production installation of a high-volume WMS application
  • Experience working with 3PL, multi-divisional, and/or multi-company distribution operations desirable
  • Experience interfacing WMS technologies and applications to back office systems(e.g., SAP, legacy)
  • Ability to streamline processes
  • Ability tumult-task and prioritize work effectively
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels from distribution hourly workers to upper management
  • Advanced analytical skills and full comprehension of the systems development / implementation life cycle

Technical Experience and Other Requirements:

  • iSeries PkMS or WMi experience: 3 years minimums required
  • Must be able to communicate and work effectively with business users and technical resources
  • Experience in integration with SAP or other back office system
  • Experience in writing test scripts for system integration and unit testing
  • Able to clearly write Functional Specification documents
  • Ability to plan, schedule, work independently, and as part of a team
  • Ability to assess issues and solutions in terms of financial impact, cost savings, and strategic impact
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, thoroughness in work, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of Distribution Center operations including receiving, pick, packing, tasking, allocation, shipping, and inventory control
  • Effectively use Microsoft Projector manage projects
  • Knowledge of MS Office Tools including MS Visio

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Newell Brands, Atlanta , Senior Technical Business Analyst - WMS, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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