Systems Project Manager

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Fremont, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
72414
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

The Systems Project Manager will be responsible for capturing, analyzing, and documenting logistics business needs and translating them into Tesla's Transportation Management System. The role will evaluate demands of business users, transform them into technical requirements, and manage system implementation of the requests.

Responsibilities
  • Capture and understand logistics business requirements and create system, application, and process designs to deliver a fully functional product to business users.
  • Liaison with several business units and technical developers for a scalable system solution for all business functions.
  • Develop and maintain key metrics to measure efficiency of the transportation chain as well as individual transport vendor performance with the ultimate goal of consolidating workload to high performing providers.
  • Analyze key drivers such as freight density or freight costs and identify prioritized actions required to increase operational efficiencies.
  • Lead definition of functional and technical requirements, assist in user acceptance testing, and go-live planning and support.
  • Author training guides to help expand knowledge adoption and overall documentation
  • Maintain and validate data quality through ongoing data audits and eliminate process gaps that contribute to bad data
  • Develop and maintain reports for executive dashboards

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, supply chain or data science.
  • 3+ years' experience in transportation management ERP systems design and launch or business analytics.
  • 3+ years' experience with logistics or supply chain operations.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with regards to logistics analysis, data manipulation, and the ability to create information from data.
  • Experience implementing ERP applications preferably as a consultant for minimum of 2 years.
  • Project management skills including managing timelines, scopes, business expectations, and deliverables.
  • Experience translating user's business requirements into functional requirements for both configuration and scoping customization.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other Office applications.
  • Familiarity with API and EDI integrations, SQL, and Tableau.
  • Ability to define problems collects relevant data, extract meaning from the data, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deliver high quality results.
  • Independent self-starter with history of ownership and accountability of project timeline and results.

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