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Operations Systems Specialist

Company Overview:

Vital Proteins is an emerging, dynamic brand consisting of a team of passionate individuals who believe whole food based nutrition is essential for overall health, fitness and wellbeing. Our team, where job titles and hierarchy are meaningless, is composed of intelligent and innovative talent who work collaboratively to ensure creativity, success, and global growth. Vital Proteins seeks to develop and support the right people, with the right chemistry, who continually ask questions, and in turn, will develop and tactically execute good ideas. We are looking for individuals to help us think smarter and put a lot of ideas on the table in a short amount of time. Building a great company is our goal. Quality individuals and getting the team right is our business plan.


The Operations System Specialist is responsible for supporting the accuracy of our systems operations and SAP transactions, executed by our logistics and warehouse operations team.  The position will also test new interfaces to ensure that system workflows are optimized and interact with end-users to make changes as requested and obtain feedback.  The position will report to the Operations Systems Manager and operate out of our Franklin Park facility.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Performing daily walk-through checks to ensure all ERP/WMS movements are captured correctly
  • Ensure all warehouse, shipping and inventory data is entered correctly in the ERP system
  • Serve as an ERP/WMS subject matter expert for the Operations team
  • Work with the management team to design various operational process flows 
  • Work on systems integration projects such as WMS, TMS, and QMS
  • Manage the ERP/WMS control point process for data entry to ensure the correct parties are entering transactions on time and accurately 
  • Develop reporting in various systems
  • Responsible for data maintenance
  • Responsible for data analysis 
  • Troubleshooting issues with ERP, WMS, hardware 
  • Training, coaching, and mentoring new and existing employees.
  • Serving as the knowledge base for various other systems, including but not limited to ShipStation, WMS, etc.
  • Other Operation duties as assigned

Who you are:

  • 2 – 5 years’ relevant work experience with SAP systems in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred, SAP experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including expertise with Word and Excel, and strong data entry skills. 
  • Ability to conduct Root Cause Analysis assessments, evaluate processes and implement improvements.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, manage time, prioritize assignments, and maintain accountability.
  • Experience identifying areas for continuous improvement and making recommendations for enhancement.  Demonstrated experience in problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience working with and making recommendations for efficiencies with ERP/WMS systems and tools, such as NetSuite, SAP, EWM, RF-Smart
  • Ability to consolidate complex information into usable formats when reporting and providing insightful analysis to business partners in response to business needs or opportunities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and the ability to work well in team environments.
  • Solid work ethic with a high level of energy and a “roll-up-the-sleeves” approach.
  • You are passionate about the health, fitness, and/or beauty markets.
  • Must be able to read write and understand English


Vital Proteins is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer

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