About the Job
Do you want to work in the exciting and rapidly changing environment at Games Workshop to support and ensure the successful delivery of a new global warehouse solution and manage the technical architecture of Games Workshop’s logistic solutions going forward?
Are you passionate about communicating effectively with precision in this specialist area to a diverse set of stakeholders – importantly to check, challenge and collaborate with the business, IT, specialist suppliers and the wide range of teams in Games Workshop?
Your core responsibilities will include being able to take a lead role in working with key business and technical stakeholders in architecting and designing logistics and warehousing solutions for the current logistics implementations. You will drive short term and long term architectural and solution designs and audit any future changes and proposals. Being a subject matter expert you will be required to provide the IT Team and key stakeholders with technical assistance on support issues and mentor the team on their development. The role will be part of a larger architectural function and will work closely with the enterprise architect to ensure any architectural or technical decisions fit with Games Workshop’s overall architecture.
Using your understanding of logistics processes, you will need in depth understanding of all the technical elements of logistic solutions including hardware, software, databases, integrations and the application lifecycle. You will need to have the ability to evaluate the current architecture and determine the actual or establish the new. Having proven experience of implementing logistic solutions and being a technical lead on those projects, you will need to be able to create technical strategies, architectural and solution designs.
A key challenge in this role is the balance between the rigour required in system definition and practical change management to ensure the final solution is effective for the business and delivers value. Stakeholder management, diplomacy, detail-oriented, collaboration, and problem solving are vital skills for this role.
Working at Games Workshop
At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work.
Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is even more important than your skills or experience.
Other Essential Information
The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:
- Work experience in a Logistics Domain Architect or similar role.
- Implementation of new warehouse systems.
- Supply chain management systems.
- Carrier management systems.
- Implementing AGV (robotic) goods-to-person picking solutions (preferable).
- Sage (preferable).
- MSAX2012 or Dynamics 365 (preferable)
The role will be based at our Head Office in Lenton, Nottingham with regular travel required to Memphis.
Closing Date: Applications must be received by midnight, Sunday 25th August 2019.
How to Apply
If you wish to apply you must send us a letter or a video telling us why you want this job. We select candidates for interview based on what they tell us in their letter or video.
This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for. Please include an up-to-date CV to support your application. When you’re ready, please click apply, below.