OTM Application Manager

  • Company:
    KIK Custom Products
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 hours ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

We are KIK!We create the products and brands that people trust to clean, sanitize, and protect their homes, pools and cars. We are one of North America’s largest independent consumer product manufacturers with 20 North American manufacturing facilities. We also operate globally in Europe, Asia, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. We are known by our portfolio of over 40 brands including Spic and Span® and Comet® cleaning products, Clorox® Pool&Spa™ (under license), BioGuard®, and Natural Chemistry® pool chemicals, and Prestone® and Holts® automotive performance chemicals. We are also the #1 producer in North America for store-brand (“private label”) bleach and a leading private label provider of laundry detergent and additives, dishwashing products, general purpose cleaning and other home care products. Our global team of over 2,500 employees drive our capabilities in product development, product formulation, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, packaging design, brand marketing, project management, quality assurance, compliance, distribution and logistics. Our organization is constantly evolving and is driven by a set of “One KIK” values – a dedication to following through on commitments in a customer-focused, profit-motivated way; while never compromising on safety, ethics or integrity.This role can be located either our Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) inToronto (Vaughan), ON. or in the US at our Center of Excellence in Atlanta.Position SummaryThe OTM Application Manager is responsible for the management and system functions of OTM and related applications and services. The OTM Application Manager oversees, mentors and develops the team of Business System Analysts and serves as the champion of system quality, performance, configuration, maintenance and security, and works cross functionally to recommend and implement improvements and eliminate inefficiencies.Manage and support the design, development, and administration of all applications and services within the OTM eco-system, related software tools and interfaces. Develop, maintain and achieve consensus on a Transportation Systems rolling 3-5 year Road Map Manage, develop and guide the team of Transportation Business System AnalystsChampion process, documentation, and training. Ensure business processes are in line with system functionality and best practice and partner with the business team to ensure that documentation and training aids are available and accurateLead implementations and improvement projects ensuring proper governance is followed and that solutions are fully documented, high quality and successfully adopted by our business partnersEvaluate the transportation systems to ensure the business needs are being met, including all compliance requirementsProvide set-up and configuration of security roles, tables, workflow, and business rulesImplement new functionalities as provided by vendors via upgrades, patches and releases, including managing related testingProvide expertise and recommendations for building reports and manipulating data and ensure FTI is appropriately leveragedEnsure change management processes and project governance guidelines are adhered to and that high-quality documentation is a key deliverable for all initiativesForge relationships with the business. Communicate well and clearly, taking the time to understand user feedback and incorporate into recommendations and requirementsDemonstrate leadership, flexibility and the ability to lead direct reports and business Power Users and effectively interface with various managers.Consistently achieving consensus is a key attribute of the successful OTM Application ManagerBachelor”s Degree in Information Management, Computer Science, or another business-related field.Minimum of 7 years hands-on OTM experienceMinimum of 5 years experience managing a team of BSA professionalsMinimum of 5 years experience managing transportation systems in a CPG environment including optimizing CPU processes and working with customer systems/portalsThorough understanding of OTM BI reporting and FTI and experience leveragingExperience implementing value added services such as Fourkites, Loadsmart and Uber FreightOracle OTM Cloud certifications would be an assetOrganized and task oriented. Ability to work on multiple initiatives and projects concurrently ensuring that timelines are balanced with resource constraints and resulting deadlines are metAbility to understand the business needs and convert into clear and detailed requirements and specificationsVery strong trouble shooting skills with the ability to determine root cause and implement appropriate solutionsSolid technical knowledge and ability to express complex technical concepts in terms that are understandable to the businessStrong analytical and conceptual skills Strong oral and written communication skills, including technical writing and developing business presentations and power user training materialsAbility to solve problems spanning multiple environments in a business areaStrong teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all management levels and end user levelsDemonstrated competency in project planning and deliveryAbility to thrive in a somewhat unstructured hands-on environment that demands a consultative approach and solutions that span multiple inputs and competing requirementsACareer with KIK Offers:KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK”s retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.www.KIKCORP.comKIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. KIK does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status in uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, martial status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.