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Specialist, Warehouse Management Systems

Bimbo Bakeries USA | Chicago IL 60827 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/11/2021

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Have you ever enjoyed Arnold ®, Brownberry ® or Oroweat ® bread? A Thomas ® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee ®, Entenmann s ® or Marinela ® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Specialist Distribution Systems will support the Manager Distribution Engineering on the solution design and deployment of Oracle s Cloud-based Warehouse Management System (WMS) across the BBU bakery and DC operations.

This position will work with stakeholders on requirements gathering, design a suitable solution under Grupo Bimbo s global model, documenting and communicating progress and change requests related to the project.   This position will become an expert of the system to train key users and provide guidance on system configuration, process and layout design throughout the various implementations.   Right after each go-live, the Specialist Distribution Systems will provide hypercare support to ensure no disruption to our operations and a smooth transition to the IT Helpdesk.

Once the system is fully implemented across BBU, the Specialist Distribution Systems will become part of the WMS COE (Center of Excellence) to help identify system enhancements, validate new versions and support any future implementation.

This role can be located anywhere in the US.  


  • Fulfill role of WMS knowledge expert for warehouse management system implementation through all project phases from requirements gathering/analysis through go-live support and hypercare.
  •  Assist with the gathering and analysis of customer and operational requirements and partner with shipping and DC operations management to translate these requirements into a solution design.
  • Participate in integration meetings with technical teams to help determine specifications relative to integration mapping and product configuration.
  • Assist in the development of test plans, data, and cycles to ensure that all requirements identified in the requirements gathering phase will be validated.
  • Provide guidance, and training/knowledge transfer to a team of supporting implementation resources to ensure stability of the project during and after initial deployment.
  • Participate in on-site implementation and customer interaction to ensure delivery of business requirements.
  • Ensure that appropriate tools/processes are leveraged and effective communication and support is provided throughout the process.
  • Document any new applicable functional requirements as necessary for enhancements to core products to meet scope of proposed solution.
  • Create and update training materials as needed.
  • Train and mentor team associates on solutions and best practice in support of implementations and continuous improvement.
  • Help define, monitor and analyze WMS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Travel Requirements : 80 % post COVID
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Location Chicago, IL, 60827, United States
Categories Logistics/Transportation
Experience Years 5 yrs

Location Maptop

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