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Internal Logistics System Specialist

BRP

This is a Contract position in Sherbrooke, QC posted May 10, 2022.

WHY CHOOSE BRP

  1. You will deal with a lot of stimulating challenges and will have the chance to work at the heart of transformation, innovation, and continuous improvement at BRP
  2. You have an entrepreneurial character and a vision for strategy and wish to support BRP in achieving its growth objectives
  3. You will work closely with various multidisciplinary teams to determine the optimal strategies for the supply chain
  4. You want to be at the core of defining logistics strategies of a growing multinational company and want to learn best practices of the manufacturing industry in terms of logistics

YOUR MAIN FUNCTION 

  • Support Business cases with special studies for logistics: Optimal number of Warehouses in plan, different types of delivery in logistics, optimal position of logistics area, etc. 
  • Act as an expert for logistics systems in SAP to support local team or new initiatives
  • Support local team or new initiatives to define required logistics materials
  • Leading the deployment and evolution of the solution within the assigned business area and plays a key role by acting as the single-point-of-contact between the end users and the Center of Excellence
  • Analyses how the changes will impact the business area and leads the necessary actions to adapt and optimize business processes to drive improvements and ensure their sustainability over time
  • Leads the business requirements development and provides proper communication and training material to the end users on changes
  • Act as the Single-point-of-contact (SPOC) for end users within assigned business area
  • Support end users when issues or defects related to the solution arise and coordinate resolution
  • Ensure business area stay proficient with changes by providing continuous learning of new features and processes 
  • Develop, improve, and maintain training material and exercises; deliver training and coaching to end users
  • Document knowledge to ensure sustainment and easy onboarding of new employees
  • Onboard new employees in his/her business area on processes and system
  • Acquire knowledge of system access security in order to support security coordinators in maintaining SAP access roles
  • Evaluate how the change is impacting people, and prepare, clarify, and communicate changes related to business processes, systems, job roles and organizational structures
  • Take part in Center of Excellence to offer permanent and updated support (processes, maintain documentations, train new employees / plan new training rollout, manage priorities on defect resolution, plan improvement and workaround processes)
  • Prepare feasibility study for management on strategic initiative with the support of the Center of Excellence 
  • Brings best practices within assigned business area to gain efficiency, improve value and lean processes, by:
    • Attending community calls and/or leadership governance.
    • Suggesting improvements and updating processes.
    • Providing input to communications, policies, and strategies.
    • Releasing best practice guidelines.
    • Keeping an eye out on trends and new features for proposing initiatives.
  • Sets tactical plans to support the strategic development goals within the business area and ensure progress towards these goals

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations/Logistics Management or minimum (10) years of experience supervising logistics operations
  • Minimum of (5) years of relevant and significant experience in logistics, specifically in materials management and transportation. Experience in business analysis, process improvements, project management are a plus
  • Bilingual in English and French, both oral and written – advanced level .
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations and/or logistics (warehousing, transportation…)
  • Ability to work as a team in a consensual decision-making model with multidisciplinary and multicultural partners.
  • Recognized leadership skills with the ability to demonstrate exemplary work rigor.
  • Ability to integrate new work tools in a context where these are constantly evolving.
  • Available to travel 1-6 times by year
  • Strong knowledge of the business area as well as its systems, processes, and workflows
  • Strong interest and curiosity for technology-based solutions and knowledge of SAP/S4/Hana are highly valuable assets
  • Knowledge of a warehouse management system (ex: S4 EWM)
  • Familiar with project management approaches, tools, and project lifecycle versed in Microsoft environment
  • Creative and ability to think out-of-the-box
  • Extensive background in a collaborative, team-run environment.

WELCOME TO BRP
We’re a world leader in recreational vehicles and boats, creating innovative ways to move on snow, water, asphalt, dirt and even in the air. Headquartered in the Canadian town of Valcourt, Quebec, our company is rooted in a spirit of ingenuity and intense customer focus. Today, we operate manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Finland, Australia and Austria, with a workforce made up of close to 20,000 spirited people, all driven by the deeply held belief that at work, as with life itself, it’s not about the destination; It’s about the journey. Yours.
 
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