SAP WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT LEAD

Overview

Date Posted:
6/30/2021
Job Code:
AF1240
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Information Technology



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

Summary:

Trident is seeking an SAP Warehouse Management Lead to join the Trident team to work on an exciting transformation initiative.  This critical global transformation works to improve supply chain efficiency, deliver world-class sales performance and provide the fuel to rebuild its infrastructure, including its vessels and Alaska factories.  The company has selected SAP as its future ERP system, transitioning from a legacy JD Edwards platform in the US and Japan, and an older SAP instance in Europe.   This will be a business-facing role supporting the successful delivery of SAP projects which fall under the Supply Chain Logistics workstream. This individual will actively lead the SAP implementation of all relevant processes in this process area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the overall Subject Matter Expert and Change Agent of the Warehouse Management (WM/EWM) supply chain logistics of the SAP workstream.
  • Works with stakeholders throughout Trident and third parties to understand the needs and ensures the overall Supply Chain Logistics workstream implements successfully.
  • Leverages functional and technical skills to define current and future state processes, conducts business process mapping, and requirement gathering sessions.
  • Designs and optimizes end-to-end SAP WM/EWM processes.
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of the SAP WM/EWM system module deliverables on SAP engagements, including implementation, upgrade, and/or extension of existing applications
  • Leads relevant workshops to map business process requirements for system functionality, determine gaps, and recommend solutions for identified gaps.
  • Develops and maintains a detailed understanding of the business processes and associated software configuration with respect to Supply Chain Logistics workstream.
  • Works with business owners and leadership to develop new “To-Be” business processes.
  • Manages expectations and performance among Core team to deliver objectives.
  • Acts in an advisory role to business for Supply Chain Logistics workstream.
  • Communicates activities that highlight and publicizes plans, goals, and results of the Supply Chain Logistics workstream. 
  • Ensures knowledge transfer to business owners.
  • Leads and identifies continuous improvement projects identified within own workstream or across other workstreams.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings
  • Performs other responsibilities, as assigned

Minimum Requirements

 

Experience:

  • 2-4 years of experience in SAP WM/EWM configuration.
  • Two full life cycle implementations of Warehouse Management including: Scoping and Planning, Process Design, Configuration, Testing, Deployment, and Post Go-Live Support
  • Experience in WM and handling Unit Management, Storage Unit Management, Cross Docking, Put Away / Picking Search strategies, Inbound and Outbound process and procedures.
  • Knowledge in integration points of Logistics Execution in WM (or EWM), Stock Replenishment process, and Stock Management process. Experience in SAP MM_IM (Inventory Management) a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with best practices and implementing SAP business processes.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a Team Leader role.
  • Success at implementing large-scale, complex projects.
  • Proven track record of strong people and program management.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, MIS, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Qualifications:

  • Communicates clearly and effectively evaluates information and data to make decisions.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and communicate with all levels across the business.
  • Experience and passion for being a change agent.

 


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.