Systems Project Manager for Innovel Solutions in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 879723BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Supply Chain Management
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Systems Project Manager manages, coordinates and plans the specifics of long-term and short-term systems projects. The associate also provides Business Support for the systems supported by the Logistics Services business systems team. The Systems Project Manager will be involved with all Logistic Information Technology (IT) initiatives that affect all SHC formats across 32 Distribution Centers (DC's) Systems and partners with Field Units/Management, Business Logistics Managers, Transportation and Finance. Participates in pager rotation to support field units, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Job Requirements

  • Develops and manages project plans to ensure deadlines and results are met for Distribution Center (DC) Systems projects
  • Develops system business requirements and IT Project Requests (TEIR) for DC systems projects with the IT Group
  • Leads user acceptance testing and ensures all functionality performs as desired prior to implementation of system updates
  • Develops systems user documentation
  • Leads implementation of system installs and travels to pilot install facility as necessary
  • Serves as a resource to Field Trainers and Horizontal groups in solving unit system issues and questions
  • Acts as liaison with IT development groups for solving systems issues
  • Communicates technical information and provides assistance to customers
  • Manages execution of contingency plans for system emergencies
  • Performs supervisory functions, including but not limited to, making employment decisions regarding hiring, promoting, demoting and terminating, conducting performance appraisals and coaching and developing associates.

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5-10 years of related experience
  • Up to 25% travel

  • Solid project management skills with the ability to be flexible
  • Electronic Data Interface (EDI) experience - must be able to read & understand it.
  • QA testing experience is a HUGE plus!
  • Familiarity with Descarte is preferred
  • High level of expertise developing data queries and understand table structures using Microsoft SQL
  • Quick Study; able to work well within a group and independently
  • Solves complex business/systems issues while considering the big-picture impact of their solutions
  • Distribution systems and/or Logistics experience (Mainframe and distributed platforms)
  • Applies expertise in removing barriers to achieve the desired results
  • Strong focus on Customer Service
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop solutions utilizing a variety of hardware and software application platforms

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