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Manufacturing System Software Specialist

Avacend, Inc.

Manufacturing System Software Specialist

Athens, GA
  • Responsibilities



       •  5+ years of hands of experience as PeopleSoft Functional Absence Management Consultant
       •  Experience in mapping client business processes to PeopleSoft software with minimal customization 
    • 2+ years public sector and higher-education experience

      • Ability to manage project scope and client expectations

    • Work on all project phases including….

             o    Conduct / Document Business Process Requirements
             o    Facilitate Fit/Gap sessions to determine configuration and identify potential customizations (with a goal   of minimizing customizations) 
             o    Author functional specification documents 
             o    Facilitate configuration and application security decisions 
             o    Configure the system to meet the USG business requirements 
             o    Develop/document test conditions, scenarios, and scripts 
             o    Conduct system and integration testing 
             o    Provide knowledge transfer to USG team members 
    • Absence Management Specific Requirements

             o    Configuration of Absence Management (Schedules, Entitlements, Entities and Groups, Absence Times and Reasons, Entry and Approval) 
             o    Self Service 
             o    FMLA 
             o    Donating Leave 
             o    Retroactive Adjustments 
    • Advise on options, risks, and any impacts on business processes or systems

      • Experience with PeopleSoft 9.2

    • Demonstrate understanding of setup tables, integration points and reporting

      • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation and facilitation skills

    • Provide input on best practices

      • Experience with PS Query and SQL is needed

    • Proactive in completing the job assigned with little direction and be adaptable to changing job requirements

      • Ability to work cross-functionally with variety of people to accomplish goals and support others.

    • Experience with MS Word, Excel and Visio is required.

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications


    • Strong technical background.

    • Ability to communicate using the English language.

    • Strong understanding of Automotive Manufacturing JIT Processes.

    • Strong understanding of EDI and data communication standards used in the Automotive Industry.

    • To be able to formulate logical statements of system computing problems and devising solutions.

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Technologies – Windows Server, IIS, SQL server and reporting services.

    • Experience with coding practises such as C# and ZPL would be beneficial.

    • DBA experience (SQL server 2012/2016)

    • Knowledge of JIT interfaces for various ERP systems. QAD, BPCS, and XPPS would be beneficial.

    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects.

    • Knowledge of project management & systems development best practice.

    • Knowledge of ITIL service management.

    • Installation and setup of production based servers (clustering and virtualisation)

    • MCSA/MCITP/MCTS or equivalent experience with ability to configure windows servers.