IT Consultant I - WMS Program Manager in Hunt Valley MD

McCormick & Company
Title: 
IT Consultant I - WMS Program Manager
Date: 
09/26/2020
Job ID: 
79969
Location: 
Hunt Valley MD
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Business Analyst, IT Manager
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  • McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time IT Consultant I - WMS Program Manager.. This new hire will work in Global Headquarters, located at 24 Schilling Road, Suite 1 in Hunt Valley, MD. The IT Consultant I - WMS Program Manager will report to an IT Business Relationship Director, OTC & Delivery.
  • With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better
  • As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.
  • McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Warehouse eWM Implementation Program Manager. This is position will be located at 24 Schilling Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland. This position will report to the Business Relationship Director, Order to Cash & Delivery
  • With more than $54 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick brings passion to flavor™!
  • As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.


POSITION OVERVIEW:

WMS Program Manager will be responsible for leading, managing and implementing advanced distribution technology infrastructure, SAP WM / eWM applications, warehouse control systems (WCS) and material flow systems (MFS) technologies as well as, process changes by interacting with supply chain operations, implementation team, and IT teams.

RESPONSIBILITES:

Fulfill role of WMS subject matter expert on advanced distribution technology (infrastructure and application) throughout all project phases from gap analysis through go-live support and hyper care.

  • Develop, execute and manage a robust implementation strategy to successfully implement warehouse while minimizing the business disruption and enhancing the operational experience.
  • Lead in developing and executing a rollout strategy to meet the expectations of the program & steering committee.
  • Coordinate and oversee program activities to be executed IT infrastructure, Security Integration and Software Development teams, and business to identify the gaps and provide direction to ensure successful and positive relationship between them.
  • Encourage discussion related to the direction of the technology decisions that may be required to position the system to be on a best in class technology platform.
  • Develop strategies and action plans to drive implementation of systems and processes inside the warehouses.
  • Manage scope changes by effectively negotiating the alternatives with the operational leaders and provide direction to deliver any unplanned functionality to eliminate overall program delay
  • Ensure that appropriate McCormick Information Technology tools and processes are leveraged throughout program management
  • Monitor and coordinate IT project deliverables and milestones on a day to day basis aiming to enforce schedule and budget adherence.
  • Identify, mitigate and manage all the risks that may impede the progress of the program
  • Provide effective communication to and between all the stakeholders including the executive team, operational team, continuous improvement teams, IT teams, and 3rd party software and service providers.
  • Participate and Coordinate, as needed, project implementation meetings in tandem with project requirements
  • Produce accurate and timely status metrics throughout the program life cycle


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10+ years of experience in the program management skills, preferably implementing bespoke WMS systems
  • Bachelor&##39;s degree in Computer Science/Logistics & Supply Chain/Business Management or Engineering
  • Experience in integrations with some of the following: EDI, Transportation Management System, WES/WCS material flow systems, WM SAP systems, Labor Management Standards systems and other 3rd party software applications.
  • Lead by example by demonstrating hands-on capabilities throughout the program
  • Experience with agile practices and methodologies
  • Experience with onshore, nearshore and offshore teams.
  • Experience in project cost controls
  • Exceptional leadership, management, facilitation and organizational skills
  • Capable of prioritizing and handling multiple work streams and projects at one time and have excellent follow up skills.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master&##39;s degree in business or related field
  • PMP certification


McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.

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