Job Details

Name
Delivery Center Consultant
City
Chicago
State
IL, United States
Job ID
6493
Job Description

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis® is a leading-edge software company located in Ottawa, Canada. Our RapidResponse® on demand software enables manufacturers and brand owners to drive supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) from a single system. Some of our preeminent clients include Cisco, Volvo, Nikon, and GoPro to name just a few. For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at www.kinaxis.com or the company’s blog at http://blog.kinaxis.com.

If you are looking to make a difference, enjoy challenging work, and want to contribute to the next generation features of world class technology, then Kinaxis is the place for you! With the stability of an established company, combined with the passion and innovation of a start-up, Kinaxis is a GREAT place to work. Our success and growth mean we are expanding.

Delivery Center Consultant

As a member of our Consulting team, you understand our customers’ most pressing business performance challenges and you are committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges in the distributed value chain that is prevalent in manufacturing today. Working with new and existing customers, you will provide expert guidance in leveraging our product offerings and deliver value. As a Solution Consultant, the ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

Leadership Skills – as critical member of the data center team, be comfortable with taking ownership in achieving goals and objective as well as identifying problems and shepherding them towards resolution while mentoring or coaching members of the project team.

Teamwork Skills – ability to collaborate and problem-solve with members of the delivery center team, flexible and agile in responding to the fluidity of any given system implementation and communicate well to all constituents regardless of level in the project team.

Technical Skills – possesses relevant tools and technology knowledge including relational database and practical experience with database query as well as conceptual knowledge of supply chain management including but not limited to activities required to plan, control and execute product flow. 

What You’ll Do

  • Configuration of the RapidResponse® analytics and data model according to our customers’ distinct needs as defined by project Solution Architects
  • Mapping, Loading, Transforming, and Validating data required to support our customers’ unique system landscapes
  • Maintaining data integration and management best practices
  • Creation of data transformation resources to support project deployment
  • Creation of alerts for validation and transformation
  • Maintenance of Multi-Server Architecture (MSA) environment
  • Working closely with Kinaxis Delivery Center Lead and Solution Architect to develop a business process design that leverages RapidResponse® capabilities

Things You Should Have

  • Up to 3 years’ experience with data connection and integration functionality via databases, files, web, SOAP
  • A post-secondary degree in a technical field with significant computer science training
  • Experience working with relational databases and java script
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle, including business requirements definition, review of functional specifications, development of test plans, testing, user training, and deployment
  • Excellent communication, presentation, facilitation, and time management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and perform well in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Well-developed computer skills and a working knowledge of the Windows environment
  • Ideally possess conceptual knowledge of functional supply chain solutions such as ERP/MRP, Sales and Operations Planning, Demand Planning, Aggregated Supply Planning, Order Fulfilment, Capacity Planning, Inventory Management, and managing planning activities with distributors and contract manufacturers
  • Knowledge of R, Python, Matlab, and big data analytics is considered a huge asset

More Information

If you want to be part of a team that challenges you, moves fast, improves constantly, and makes a difference, let’s talk. For additional information about this opportunity, please contact:

Sarah Hayes
Kinaxis
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
c-shayes@kinaxis.com

Giselle Bell
Kinaxis
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
c-dbelle@kinaxis.com

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