General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 16 - Digital

Date Published: 01-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-81016

Description & Requirements

Overview

As the EWM Deployment Manager, you will be responsible for crafting and driving the SAP EWM implementation plan. You will build detailed understanding of the business processes to be an effective conduit between business, development team, and 3PL end users.

You will work closely with all partners to gather requirements, prioritize features, facilitate development, conduct testing, and manage defects – ultimately supporting a successful cutover of SAP EWM in our network.

This position will require 50% travel, mainly centered around pre-go-live, cutover, and hyper-care activities.  During such periods, you will work collaboratively to provide knowledge transfer (KT), conduct user acceptance testing (UAT), and run end user training (EUT).  You will also collaborate with project team and business users to resolve issues quickly to minimize negative impact to business.

We strongly prefer that you have strong project management experience, collaborative attitude, and dynamic growth mindset to help us transform our warehousing operations.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of project management experience

  • Strongly prefer 3 years of subject matter expertise within one of the following focus areas: warehouse system deployment (WMS, YMS, or LMS), implementation or technical expertise of warehouse execution system (WES) or warehouse control system (WCS) – i.e. automated work release, interleaving, automated layer picking, STVs, resource allocation, dual pallet picking, etc., or have a deep understanding of one of the warehousing functional areas; inventory control, labor planning, allocation and efficiency, slotting, zoning, scheduling, etc.

  • Strong collaborative & analytical skills

  • Positive attitude toward change management, process simplification & standardization

  • Ability to challenge status quo and group thinking to offer out-of-the-box solutions

  • Experience translating business requirements into technical and functional specifications

  • Experience with IDOC and interface messaging is a bonus

  • Experience with ADO platform, user stories management preferred

  • Role will require 50% travel.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct discovery sessions to map out “as-is” and “to-be” operational requirements at targeted sites

  • Bridge gap between operational requirements and systematic functionality to construct development roadmap prior to go-live

  • Support deployment training activities including knowledge transfer (KT), user acceptance testing (UAT), and end user training (EUT)

  • Travel on-site to provide support during cutover and hyper-care periods

  • Monitor KPIs at site pre and post-go live, understand main impacts, and drive action to improve underperforming KPIs

  • Assist project lead to identify and manage gaps in network implementation roadmap

  • Provide guidance and coverage for team members to support network implementation

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact NATAI@kraftheinz.com.