Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Position Type: Permanent, Contract Type: Full Time
Hours of work: 40
WMS Project Manager
The Momentum Systems Programme will replace current software systems in a number of functional areas of the businesses and will be deployed in a staged basis. Due to its scale and complexity, the programme requires a great deal of rigour in order to ensure a successful delivery.
As WMS Project Manager you will be responsible for WMS/Stock Management,and primarily supply chain. This position involves leading activity within the supply chain execution element of the Momentum Systems Programme through build, test and implementation, to post go live support and benefits realisation.
To ensure the functional requirements of the future ‘WMS’ capabilities are defined and represented in the programme and ultimately in the implemented system
Working with the programme Leadership team, to influence, determine and implement the strategy for stakeholder engagement, communication, training and readiness
With the system solution, to design and implement the processes required to run and manage Warehouse Stock Holding Management in the optimal manner. This includes working with the system build teams on the configuration of the system (within Enterprise guidance) to suit organisational requirements
Working with the leadership teams, to identify, influence and implement any organisation/functional changes required to ensure the effective implementation of the Core System and associated processes
To build system operation subject matter expertise within the scope of Supply chain whilst also supporting interdependencies across Finance and Branch operations capabilities
Work closely with business and technical leadership, serving as an expert resource, bringing forth opportunities to leverage Core Systems to maximise benefit to the organisation and our customers
What we are looking for:
It’s important that you have a degree Level / A level qualification and/or equivalent experience in a wider or commercial/business context.
Good understanding of supply chain principles and drivers.
Experience of using best practice supply chain methods which can be introduced to Travis Perkins.
Proven project management skills which have been developed over a range of industrial sectors.
Strong planning, organisational, analytical and problem solving skills with good decision making skills and the ability to know when to escalate.
Ability to communicate and work confidently with various levels other business including senior managers.
Supply Chain management and best practice, especially in S&OP and inventory management.
An understanding of the constraints imposed and opportunities provided by the technical development environment within the business.
Internal and external Supply Chain knowledge to create solutions, processes and systems which can incorporate flexibility, as required, to be valid across all brands and formats within Travis Perkins.
Use of project management methodologies such as, MSP,PRINCE, Lean and Six Sigma and knowing when to use appropriately.
What can we offer you?
You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across over 20 leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 28,000 colleagues.
Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.