The Principal Analyst/Project Manager N. American Logistics will lead people, process and systems by collaborating with cross-functional teams in the implementation of supply chain and logistics solutions that address strategic and continuous improvement initiatives for North American Distribution and Logistics functions.
Participates in strategic and operational activities within the value chain to create a competitive advantage and maintain shareholder value. Lead business improvement initiatives and assume a supporting role in the execution of large scale business change initiatives.
This role will have the ability to bring focus to process design, stakeholder management, communications and education within a project environment and support managing transition from current state to future vision. Promotes cross functional process improvement efforts across the value chain.
Develops an understanding and alignment with various functional groups on the need to manage and adapt to change on an ongoing basis in order to maximize business performance and benefits from change initiatives. Promote and support various change initiatives that impact systems and processes within Distribution/Logistics.
Communicate cross-functionally with business team members and support teams to assist in identifying and meeting business objectives. Strong background in Manhattan WMS application with an overall understanding of supply chain and logistics business processes.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Bachelor's (BS or BA) degree in Business, Science, Industrial Engineering or equivalent combination
5+ years of project management/support experience in the areas of Distribution/Logistics business process, continuous improvement initiatives, system integrations, data analysis/KPI reporting and in-depth working knowledge of Manhattan Associates WM platform
5+ years overall experience in pharmaceutical/Life Sciences industry, experience in change management, training, education or related experience is desirable. Background in SAP, Oracle or other ERP system and Warehouse Control system knowledge is preferred
Specialized or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications preferred:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Project and Visio) and Manhattan WMS on iSeries platform
Understanding of cGMP and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology
Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills