World Wide Technology Supply Chain Engineer in Edwardsville, Illinois

Supply Chain Engineer

LocationEdwardsville, IL

Job Code5836

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SUPPLY CHAIN ENGINEER

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions provider. Through our culture of innovation we inspire, build and deliver business results, from idea to outcome.

Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders such as Cisco, HPE, Dell EMC, NetApp, VMware and F5, focusing on three market segments: Fortune 500 companies, service providers and the public sector. WWT employs more than 4,000 people and operates in more than 2 million square feet of state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution and integration space strategically located throughout the world. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For®" list for the fifth consecutive year and was awarded #5 on Glassdoor’s 2017 Employees' Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work.

World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Supply Chain Engineer to support our supply chain operations team based in Edwardsville, IL. This position will be focused on driving process and operational efficiency utilizing analytics and lean principles and methodologies for various WWT customers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consult with business partners and departments to understand needs, and ensure best practice are employed to meet business needs.

  • Assist in identifying data issues impacting the customer or the business process.

  • Participates in business process development, project management, and change management projects and initiatives.

  • Partner closely with business users to discover needs: data, reports, and analyses.

  • Highlight process changes and provide input on potential organizational impact and/or roles and executes people change management deliverables.

  • Assess impact of proposed technical solution upon the existing business processes, and recommend changes in organizational responsibilities, methods, and procedures.

  • Catalogue performance indicators and important target areas.

  • Support and enforce standards & methodologies around business process development, project management, and change management.

  • Use data to identify opportunities and drive supply chain continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Uncover and share patterns and key insights in the data within a highly customized supply chain operation.

  • Stakeholder partnership.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enjoy collaboration, with a preference for face-to-face communication.

  • Be self-directed and self-motivated.

  • Have an ability to thrive in a very agile environment with evolving requirements.

  • Be innovative, have outside-the-box creativity, and present alternative ideas.

  • Be a good active listener and communicator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in business analysis or supply chain engineering.

  • 4-year college degree in a related field or the equivalent years of work experience.

  • Ability to interpret customer business needs and translate them into operational and project requirements.

  • Working understanding of supply chain concepts and processes.

  • Experience using lean manufacturing principles and practices.

  • Strong organizational skills to effectively assist with adherence to deadlines, attention to detail and strong problem solving and decision-making.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong ERP (Oracle EBS) experience, a plus.

  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines and manage several projects.

  • Available to travel to support other regional facilities.

World Wide Technology, Inc. offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Visit our company web page at www.wwt.com for more information.

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