IT Solution Architect - Warehouse Management
Kimberly-Clark

Irving, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production


Job Info


You're raising the stakes for your career to do more. Learn more. Impact more. Here, your innovation, ideas, and technical curiosity will help us deliver better care for billions of people worldwide. You'll put your professional expertise, talent, and drive to work by building and managing the technology behind our portfolio of iconic brands

The Digital Technology Solutions (DTS) organization is seeking an experienced Solution Architect (SA) for a role on the Warehouse Management team (WMS). This team supports and develops solutions for Kimberly-Clark's warehouse management systems in the region. The team focuses on delivering business value via process and system enhancements, projects, and support.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Leads and delivers the analysis, design, configuration, customization, testing, deployment and support for applications within the warehouse management business process area.

  • Functional leader of medium to large projects for a specific business capability. Accountabilities across multiple functional and technical areas with wide range of complexity.

  • Proactive analysis of business processes and identification of innovative ways to use technology to address near term business needs which includes identifying these opportunities, reviewing and obtaining a disposition decision from the appropriate business client, assessing the fit of these opportunities into current initiatives, or including the opportunity in future demand

  • Participates with Business resources to establish requirements for the implementation of changes in the business process.

  • As part of this team, the WMS SA will be responsible for integrating business, information, and technology architecture to create solutions for the relevant business capability area and in some cases, cross capability areas.

  • Focus on cost savings, business growth, as well as connecting with partners and customers.

Scope/Categories:

Role will report to the ITAS WMS organization. Role will not have any direct reports. Key Interfaces: Functional Engineer, Business Client, Data & Analytics team, Solution Engineers, Enterprise Architects and Project Managers. External Interfaces: Consultants, 3rd Party providers. Travel may include approximately 10-20% and up to 40% of work time in some months.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountabilities across multiple functional and technical analytical areas with wide range of complexity. Leader of medium to complex projects for a specific business capability or across multiple capabilities.

  • Translates non-functional and functional requirements into end-to-end analytical solution designs, ensuring solution aligns with business goals and processes, uses and provides enterprise information consistently, integrates effectively with other applications and supports a common application environment.

  • Collaborates with other SAs, BAs and Enterprise Architecture to make sure that solutions fit within enterprise context and aims for standardization of solutions across K-C's application landscape.

  • Coordinates medium to complex WMS / EWM implementations while leading design variances based upon business needs.

  • Coordinates engagements with vendors as they relate to evaluation, design and delivery of business capabilities. Contributes to the evaluation and selection of software product standards.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of applied IT experience in the same or similar role

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

  • SAP functional and configuration knowledge of the SAP's extended warehouse management (EWM) or Warehouse Management (WM) processes

  • SAP experience in Supply Chain related modules (SD, MM, LE, PP, SCM)

  • Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) automation experience

  • Comfortable consulting with resources from other disciplines and effective at working across multiple organizational boundaries

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of SAP user exits, BAPI's, and BADI's.

  • Knowledge of ABAP concepts and ability to debug.

  • Experience working in a virtual team across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines.

About Us

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. 25% of people in the world use Kimberly-Clark products every day, and it takes the best people to make that happen.

We're founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform, especially when it comes to product and process innovation. Our customers are always looking for new and better. Our competitors won't stop evolving. And our communities demand responsible corporate practices. We need bold, transformative ideas from people who can turn them into reality. That means there's no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

About You

You were made to do this work: designing new technologies, diving into data, optimizing digital experiences, and constantly developing better, faster ways to get results. You want to be part of a performance culture dedicated to building technology for a purpose that matters. You want to work in an environment that promotes sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

You love what you do, especially when your work makes a difference. At Kimberly-Clark, we're constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you'll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

We always ask, "How can we improve this?" and we're looking for like-minded people. This is one business that's not chained to the status quo. "Good enough" isn't good enough here. We stay ahead by keeping on top of trends, recognizing market gaps and looking to fill those gaps in ways that give us an advantage. In our diverse workforce, we encourage and guide each other to explore new ground, glad for the unique perspectives and skills every person brings. Join us in our rewarding and profitable journey.

Total Benefits

Here are a few of the benefits you'd enjoy. For a complete overview, see www.mykcbenefits.com.

Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options. No waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.

Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.

Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.

Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and follow up if you seem like a great fit for this role.

In the meantime, check out the careers website. You'll want to review this and come prepared with relevant questions if and when you pass GO and begin interviews.

And finally, the fine print…

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Travel may include less than 10% of work time. Travel may also include travel via aircrafts and motor vehicles to various locations, if applicable. Varying working conditions may include prolonged sitting, typing and viewing computer/laptop screens, along with occasional bending, reaching, lifting, carrying, climbing, twisting, stooping, walking and standing.

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Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 or kcchrprod@service-now.com for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.



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