Implementation Manager

Arlington Heights, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $125,000 - $150,000

Implementation Manager

Our client is seeking a talented and motivated Implementation/Rollout Manager to join our dynamic team. In this crucial role, you will oversee and coordinate the rollout of our custom Warehouse Management System (WMS). Acting as the main point of contact between IT and business teams, you will be responsible for planning and executing WMS rollout strategies. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to understand site-specific requirements, manage data conversions, and configure warehouse setups. If you enjoy leading a small team, have a strong problem-solving mindset, and thrive in a collaborative environment, this position is for you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaboration: Work with warehouse managers, product owners, IT infrastructure, support teams, and other stakeholders to gather and analyze conversion, configuration, and data requirements.
  • Strategy Development: Design, develop, and implement rollout strategies for multiple WMS conversions.
  • Preparation and Testing: Collaborate with QA teams on integration testing to ensure connectivity and meet business use case needs.
  • Issue Resolution: Troubleshoot and resolve conversion issues promptly, working with the build team to rectify any problems.
  • Future Planning: Stay updated on upcoming rollouts and required systems, and plan accordingly.
  • Data Analytics: Provide data analytics and statistics on conversions to project management and business teams.
  • Documentation: Manage the documentation for successful conversions and address any issues that arise.
  • Agile Methodologies: Utilize Agile methodologies, including daily stand-ups and bi-weekly sprint planning sessions, to adapt quickly to changing project requirements and stakeholder feedback.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field is preferred. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience: Proven experience in managing WMS conversions and rollouts.
  • Technical Skills: Strong background in data conversion and developing repeatable processes. Familiarity with WMS infrastructure (e.g., RF guns, WIFI) is a plus.
  • Critical Thinking: Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Independence and Collaboration: Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Communication: Effective written and verbal communication skills, capable of conveying technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Other things to note:

  • Hybrid role in Arlington Heights
  • Travel expectation – up to 10%

If you are passionate about implementing and managing innovative WMS solutions and enjoy working in a collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you. 

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