Sr. Manager Warehouse and Labor Management Systems Specialist

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


The role of the Technology Consultant is responsible for the planning, installing and for the configuration of software solutions and systems. It is capable to support employees with specific applications and provides expert advisory. The role analyses information systems of adidas and individualizes specific system solutions to meet the demand of the business.


Key Responsibilities:



 Specialist advice

  • Actively maintains knowledge in one or more identifiable specialisms.
  • Provides detailed and specific advice regarding the application of their specialism(s) to the organization’s planning and operations.
  • Recognizes and identifies the boundaries of their own specialist knowledge.
  • Collaborates with other specialists, where appropriate, to ensure advice given is appropriate to the needs of the organization.
    Business analysis
  • Investigates operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes.
  • Assists in the analysis of stakeholder objectives, and the underlying issues arising from investigations into business requirements and problems and identifies options for consideration.
  • Works with stakeholders, to identify potential benefits and available options for consideration, and in defining acceptance tests.
  • Contributes to selection of the business analysis methods, tools and techniques for projects; selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.
    Requirements definition and management


  • Contributes to selection of the requirements approach for projects, selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.
  • Defines and manages scoping, requirements definition and prioritization activities for initiatives of medium size and complexity.
  • Facilitates input from stakeholders, provides constructive challenge and enables effective prioritization of requirements.
  • Reviews requirements for errors and omissions.
  • Establishes the requirements base-lines, obtains formal agreement to requirements, and ensures traceability to source.
  • Investigates, manages, and applies authorized requests for changes to base-lined requirements, in line with change management policy.
    Porting/software configuration
  • Assists in the configuration of software and equipment and the systems testing of platform-specific versions of one or more software products.
  • Documents faults, implements resolutions and retests to agreed standards.
    Application support
  • Identifies and resolves issues with applications, following agreed procedures.
  • Uses application management software and tools to collect agreed performance statistics.
  • Carries out agreed applications maintenance tasks.
    If required: People Management / Resource Management:
  • Is involved in recruiting process and proposes support for hiring decision and pre-selection of candidates
  • Allocates the different work to the respective employees considering experience, complexity, workload and organizational efficiency
  • Continuously monitors and evaluates team workload and organizational efficiency with the support of IT systems, data and analysis and team feedback and makes appropriate changes to meet business needs.
  • Provides team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs and GIT objectives

Key Relationships:


  • Project workstream leads (Project Management, testing, Solution Architect, etc..)
  • Global IT
  • Respective business function (GOPS, Finance, HR, Brand Marketing, Wholesale/Retail)
  • HR Management
  • Controlling



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Technical and functional Labor Management(LM) System, Staffing tools expertise.
  • In depth knowledge in configuring Labor Management System per the team/individual standards provided by Industrial Engineers, preferrable Manhattan Associates LM.
  • Knowledge about measuring throughout across different transactions using WMS configuration (preferably Manhattan WMS)
  • Configuring ELS (Engineering Labor Standards) and experience in doing time studies for different processes in the warehouse.
  • In depth knowledge all the Manhattan LMS batch processes
  • Been part of many process improvement projects in the warehouse.
  • Knowledge in querying LMS database in resolving issue.
  • WCS Systems from Solution provider Knapp, DAI and other
  • Familiarity with WMS Integration to Host (ERP) systems, Transportation solutions, Labor Management, RFID solutions, Label applicators, etc.
  • Enterprise system landscape understanding.
  • Acquiring understanding of the underlying issues in complex problems or situations by correctly relating these to simpler or better understood concepts, models or previous experiences.
  • Identifying gaps in the available information required to understand a problem or situation and devising means of remedying such gaps.
  • Determining a course of action by breaking it down into smaller steps and by planning and resourcing each of these, making allowance for potential problems.
  • Understanding the needs of the internal or external customer and keeping them in mind when taking actions or making decisions
  • Being proactive, taking action and anticipating opportunities
  • Meeting targets and fulfilling agreements even when adverse circumstances prevail
  • Communicating effectively by word of mouth, writing and via emails
  • Establishing relationships and maintaining contacts with people from a variety of backgrounds. Effective and sensitive communicator in different societies and cultures
  • Working co-operatively (rather than competitively) with others to achieve a common goal


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:



  • Four-year college or university degree with focus on Business Administration or IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient spoken and written command of English
  • 5 years of experience in Labor Management, MS and related supply Chain Management systems
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP OMS systems and associated middleware
  • Distribution and Logistics business process skills
  • At least 7-year experience in IT
  • 2 years of experience in team management
  • Strong understanding & knowledge of regional and global market landscape and the respective customer
  • Managed critical elements and cross functional and regional projects Excellent oral and written communications skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team


adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Sr. Manager Warehouse and Labor Management Systems Specialist

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Gurgaon
TEAM:  Engineering
State:  HR
Country/Region:  IN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  333208
Date:  May 28, 2021