MRP SYSTEM PLANNER

Gates Corporation - Windsor, ON (30+ days ago)

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Driven by Possibility Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations. We don’t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers’ demanding expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service offerings to support every facet of our customers’ operations. In the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with the right product, in the right place at the right time. Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, and profitable. We are Gates. POSITION SUMMARY: Design, develop and implement ERP command line programs, scripts, reports, queries, and procedures that improve the operation and accuracy of our systems. Provide in-depth support, written and orally, in the implementation of EPICOR CMS ERP and EDI etc. Perform AS/400 user profile provisioning and de-provisioning as required. Identify programs and procedures that are not functioning properly and either resolve or refer to vendor support. Train users as required on the operation of EPICOR CMS. Confer with clients regarding the nature of the information processing and/or computation needs of EPICOR CMS. Analyze these needs into related components, which can be solved through the software. Perform program documentation and working instructions utilizing the latest and most efficient techniques. Analyze and develop database directories and generate and maintain test databases. Generate reports as needed for any audit performed at the plant. Assist EDI Co-ordinator to automotive customers and suppliers. Incumbent is responsible for command line program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Implement, maintain and support ERP and other database applications to ensure data integrity and improve user efficiency. Trouble-shoot problems and processes routinely, and for required updates and enhancements. Plans and evaluates ERP systems and makes recommendations for resources required to maintain and/or expand service levels. Provide skilled technical assistance in system planning, functional operations, and architecture. Interface with vendors to identify software solutions. Perform AS/400 system maintenance functions. Maintain assigned Manage-Engine tickets in a prompt fashion.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
BS/BA degree or equivalent or completion of a college program in computer science
Minimum 3-5 years experience within an automotive industry of supporting ERP systems and supporting EDI to automotive customers
Competent command of the IBM AS/400 system commands and operating systems
Mininum 3-5 years in programming skills in query, CLP and RPGLE are essential. EDI knowledge is an asset

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Possess technical expertise in ERP applications systems analysis and AS/400 application programming
Formulate/define system scope and objectives based on user specifications
Able to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results.
Able to prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written.
Technical knowledge of all phases of ERP applications systems analysis and programming including EDI.
Incumbent requires excellent communication skills; verbal and written
Able to train and dcoument users with procedures
Strong organization and time management skills
Strong Computer skills; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Able to deal with internal customers such as deparemtn managers and end users and external contacts such as software vendor and database consultants
Travel 5%-10% for seminars and internal training.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Please be advised that Gates Corporation does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We select candidates based on a fair evaluation of their skills and abilities, measured against the position requirements. All qualified applicants will be given equal consideration regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other category protected by law. Gates offers an accessible recruitment process that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require any accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, we invite you to inform the Human Resources representative that contacted you.