Job Details

Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions Architect

Location TORONTO , Ontario , Canada
Category Technology
Job Opened March 23rd, 2020
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 200001UP
Job Type Full-Time

job description

What This Position is All About:

This role is accountable for the management of solution architecture for multi-banner supply chain & logistics projects at HBC with a strong focus on distribution / fulfillment center solutions design an implementation. This position will partner with Distribution, Transportation, Procurement, Digital Store Operations and other IT teams to optimize HBC’s supply chain, identify areas of opportunity, to determine best practice methodologies and establish new processes.

Who You Are:


  • Problem solver

  • Analytical

  • Creative Thinker

  • Proactive


You Also Have:


  • University degree. Preferably in Computer Science or Engineering.

  • 10+ years of IT solutions design and develop experience

  • 7+ years or more of warehouse management system (WMS) from an IT perspective; preferably experience with Manhattan

  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure hardware such as RF handhelds, vehicle mount RF, printers, workstations and other IT equipment associated with WMS systems.

  • Knowledge of TMS and LMS

  • Demonstrated capacity for project leadership, with the ability to drive projects and accept accountability for project objectives, progress and quality

  • Proven ability to perform complex analyses and identify solutions to resolve specific business needs

  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement methodology

  • Persuasive communication skills, ability to present recommendations in a professional and impactful way

  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytical and creative thinker, proactive solution-oriented approach

  • Ability to travel (25-50%) and work off hours during project implementations


As The Supply and Logistics Solutions Architect, you will:


  • Architect IT Solution Design within supply chain and distribution system landscape which includes

  • Warehouse Management System, Labor Management System and Transportation Management System.

  • Perform analysis or coach team members on the analysis required to deliver solutions (technology, infrastructure, processes)

  • Develop future engineered solutions for HBC’s Supply Chain and material flows

  • Optimize processes and establish SOPs in order to reduce costs and maximize efficiency

  • Perform analysis or coach team members on the analysis required to deliver solutions (technology, infrastructure, processes)

  • Manage and control cross-functional and cross-divisional capital solutions projects

  • Partner with procurement and operations to implement solutions

  • Maintain ongoing communication with all project stakeholders and the PMO

  • Promote and execute Lean Management / Six Sigma initiatives

  • Travel to other HBC locations: head offices, DCs, and stores as per each initiative


Your Life and Career at HBC:


  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!

  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate

  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).

  • An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.


HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.


HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.


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