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Automation Architect

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Automation Architect will lead the organization in developing, maintaining and governing the Automation processes and Automation Interface Architecture across the entire organization. This individual will work in promoting the automation design principles and standards. This individual assists the business modelers and developers with the solutioning, design and development of automation processes, data and interfaces. This individual provides leadership and guidance to the development teams on architectural practices and policies. He or she will partner and collaborate with operations teams in coming up with agile and sustainable processes for the deployment and management of automated solutions across non-production and production environments. What you'll do: Own IT and software solutions for automation site implementation including internal infrastructure and auxiliary systems integration. Interface with EDI, Web, and Data Warehouse applications. Design & implement solutions related to complex warehouse automation systems and applications including WMS, WCS & WES for ASRS & Deep Lane Storage equipment.
Lead the creation and evolution of the automation architecture.
Lead and facilitate the creation and implementation of automation governance practices and other automation tools Work closely with the internal/external customer responsible to perform any tasks required as related to critical software and/or process alterations such as: solution design, software and process testing, systems configuration, process and information flow documentation maintenance, performing of UAT's, coordination of information distribution to site, etc. What you'll need: Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience required Experience with implementing, configuring and maintaining enterprise software applications functionality such as WES/WCS, WMS, Distribution, Transportation, and Labor Management. JDA/BY WMS is highly preferred. Needs to be a first-class problem solver - Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail. Able to boil complex problems down to their constituent elements, and then formulate and evaluate a range of alternative solutions. Must have excellent conceptual design skills - an instinctive feel for which solutions 'fit' and which need rethinking. Must be able to travel up to 75% sometimes with little notice What Could Set You Apart: Familiarity with XML and other integration platforms and experience and/or knowledge of FMEA, ITIL, COBIT, ISO, and Project Management Methodologies Experience in JDA platforms/languages, MOCA, Java, etc. is a benefit Experience in PLC technologies like Rockwell, Siemens, etc. is a benefit Knowledge IT Infrastructure such as networking, servers, data centers, higher availability and disaster recovery (HA&DR) Relevant programming experience preferred Physical Requirements:The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks This position requires travel 50 - 75% of the time. May require a visit to facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds Requires the use of various electronic tools Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What We Offer:Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.The Company's good-faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting for this position is $114,000 - $142,000 annually. Rate may vary based on work location. Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.#LI-Remote

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Atlanta , Automation Architect, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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