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Here is a list of current job requirements.  Please send a resume and Practical Solutions will put you in our database for future opportunities
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Director, Inventory and Quality Control - Fulfillment: Logistics & Operations

General Description:

The Director of Inventory & Quality Control will partner with the Operating VP with all facets of start-up activities.

Key Accountabilities:

bulletResponsible for the management of Inventory Control operations including but not limited to; physical inventory planning, CEB/WMS balancing, cycle counting, and product moves. Very strong emphasis on leading initiatives to maintain the highest levels of stock accuracy, control processes, and reporting standards.
bulletLead a quality-assurance team across all departments and processes to ensure the highest levels of quality standards are maintained; focusing on leading quality-improvement programs, quality training, and detailed reporting.
bulletOversee all aspects of theControl Office, Advance Receiving Office (ARO), and CEB Offices in support of company profit objectives and customer service goals.
bulletDirect ARO operations including but not limited to; scheduling of all incoming dock appointments, preparing manifest problems and keyrecs, coordination of MIO issues, major detail error reporting, carrier claims, ARQ/POQ resolution.
bulletManage Control Office operations including but not limited to; returns and queue processing, RTV processing, NIL clerical processing, and FTC compliance.
bulletMonitor FTC compliance and standards for D2C, through reporting, communication and training
bulletMaintain relationship of customer service through Clients Credit and Customer Service Group, Clients Transportation Operations, vendor community, and D2C operations to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
bulletResponsible for the management of vendor compliance and standards operations including but not limited to staff communications, staff balancing and work assignments, work scheduling and processing, throughput levels, and processing standards.
bulletEnsure departments meet or exceed performance requirements in the areas of FTC compliance, safety, shortage, cost control, quality, processing standards, flexibility, reliability, customer service and execution to plan.
bulletReviews analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine department progress toward stated goals and objectives.
bulletPartner with outbound operations to reduce damage and wrong item shipped issues, while identifying and resolving discrepancies
bulletDevelop, maintain and monitor all accuracy, service and quality programs to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, and monitor effectiveness of training programs
bulletInteract with Clients Systems & Technology as primary user on systems development and refinement to improve operations, productivity and service levels. Provide a safe work environment for staff and enforce safe/smart work practices, while complying with AOSE and safety program.



Skills:

Ability to build and foster teams, gain commitment from others and effectively manage the decision making process.

Creative problem solving and innovative approaches to complex problems.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an emphasis on process improvement, installing and maintaining best practices in the operational areas.

Identify and present opportunities for process improvement.

Must possess exceptional leadership, mentoring, coaching and interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

Knowledge of the e-commerce and fulfillment operations

Ability to make effective decisions and manage several processes in a fast paced environment.

Exposure to various logistics operations, with an emphasis on customer service

Previous accountability for an entire function within a distribution facility (fulfillment preferred)

Excellent communication (oral, written and listening) and project management skills

Execute decisions and manage multiple processes in a fast paced environment while following a Teams Win philosophy.

High-level understanding of Six Sigma or Lean process improvement methodologies

Proven leadership and business acumen

Bachelors degree preferred

 

 

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Senior Project Manager - Data Center Relocation

General Description:

Client is moving data center  and requires a PM with experience with the  following types of major skill sets and associated experience.

Major Skill Sets   This is a permanent position in the Atlanta area

 

Key Project Related Responsibilities:

Discovery

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Documentation

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Relocation alternatives

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BC/DR validation

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Detailed planning

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Move management

Data Center infrastructure enhancements/improvements

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Power

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HVAC

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Raised floor layout/reconfiguration

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Telecom circuit upgrades and migration

Data Center design and construction

Renovation and/or new build

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Vendor management: construction, engineering and consulting partners

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Network build out

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Raised floor equipment layout

Data Center infrastructure commissioning

Operational turnover

 

Prior experience:

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Application relocation - 8 years IT PM experience with a minimum of (4) major systems relocations with a major system being 100+ servers and network components

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Data Center infrastructure enhancements/improvements - 8 yeas of IT PM experience, with a minimum of (3) Data Center enhancements involving significant infrastructure

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Data Center design and construction -  10 years of IT PM experience, with a minimum of (2) Data Center build outs and associated system relocation for minimum Tier 3 center with 15,000 sq-ft of raised floor

 

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WMS Project Manager

The WMS Project Manager will work with our off the shelf WMS product WMS that is marketed to manual and some automated warehouses with low complexity.  Projects are typically about 6 months in duration.  Familiarity with warehousing and distribution is a plus.

 

Requirements:

Sales

bulletWork with sales Managers and Systems Development (data analysis and design engineering) by recommending systems solutions, pricing the software and document the proposed customer processes for the quoted systems.

Projects

bulletSupport Project Management as a project team member on software related activities:
bulletDetermine customer functional requirements for new systems
bulletAuthor/Review technical functional specifications
bulletInterface with Our and/or 3rd party developers
bulletStay involved with the project to help with customer questions, integration and interfacing issues, etc.
bulletSystems Site implementation (possibly developing and/or conducting training, acceptance tests and resolving problems encountered at the site)
bulletReview final documentation deliverables

Customer Support

bulletAssist 24x7 customer service staff to resolve systems related issues at customer sites.  Perform site surveys to determine where existing customers can make improvements with their systems, possibly quoting additional work or changes.

 

Preferred:

bulletNetworking and Interfacing to ERP systems such as SAP is helpful
bulletWarehouse Management System experience - NOT Data Warehouse - Red Prairie, Manhattan, ExE, etc.

 

Must Have:

bulletExperience with Microsoft Windows operating systems, Oracle RDBMS & PL/SQL, Systems Networking and Interface Protocols
bulletUse of scripting tools to capture and analyze data
bulletFamiliarity with UNIX/LINUX, C++, .NET
bulletAble to speak Spanish is a plus

 

 

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Project Manager


General Description:

Major Skill Sets - Project manager with experience managing system virtualization and relocation of systems

Virtualization

bulletSizing, configuration and setup of VMWare environments
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Miigration/redeployment of development environments (application, web and db servers) in a VMWare environment

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Application relocation

Discovery

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Documentation

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Relocation alternatives

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BC/DR validation

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Detailed planning

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Move management

 

Prior experience:

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Virtualization - 2-years IT PM experience with VMWare based virtualization projects.

bullet Application relocation - 8 years IT PM experience with a minimum of (4) major systems relocations with a major system being 100+ servers and network components
 

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Operational Development Manager

This is an exciting opportunity in the Digital TV Industry driving corporate-wide initiatives to maximize efficiency and process

improvements while meeting obligatory external compliance requirements.
 

MAIN TASKS/DUTIES:

 

Main responsibilities are as follows:

 

bulletDrive and coordinate target setting and performance management.
bulletDrive improvement management by implementing newly devised corporate policies and procedures throughout the organization.
bulletSatisfying internal needs and external requirements (e.g., ISO, SOX)
bulletPlan, drive and follow-up management reviews, internal and external
bulletAudits and assessments
bulletAssess the proposed process improvements and implement if business value add criteria is met.
bulletIdentify and secure clear roles and responsibilities to implement proposed objectives.
bulletIdentify and implement continual process improvements to drive efficiency gains

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

 

      BA or BS degree in related Business field is required.
5+ years of business experience in a related field such as business process and operational improvement.

      Six Sigma experience highly recommended.

      Good business understanding and operational experience from product management and/or product development is valuable.

      Experience in driving improvement and change programs.

      Results oriented project management experience required.

      Sarbanes-Oxley experience preferred.

      Strong collaboration, coordination and facilitation skills

      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

      Excellent interpersonal skills.

      Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

 

 

 

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