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D365 Architect - Advanced Warehouse

  • HQ: Chicago
  • Mission-driven org: educating children globally!
  • Work with latest technologies across D365, AI and robotics
  • Brand-new, state-of-the-art Warehouse in 2022

If you’d like to work in a 700k square foot, state of the art Warehouse equipped with AI, robotics, and the latest D365 technology, you need to read this!

In the words of their CFO, Learning Resources (LR) is one of America’s best-kept secrets. Why? Because of their mission.

Their mission is simple: “To help kids love to learn”. They do this by creating the worlds best children’s educational toys & games, selling over 1,000 products to 100+ countries globally.

As their Dynamics 365 Warehouse Business Analyst, your role in their mission cannot be understated. Why? Because distribution is critical to its success. They are gearing up to Go Live with D365 in 2022, and the leadership team is going all-in with technology.

LR will rely on your passion for Warehouse technology to implement ERP solutions that enable them to maintain operational excellence.

In summary: you’ll be working with a leadership that will encourage you to learn the latest D365 technologies, in turn contributing to educating children all over the world.

How you will help LR in their Mission:

Lots of companies talk about being mission-driven, but once you spend 10 minutes with the leadership team at LR, as I did- it is obvious how excited they are to be living their mission every day. Because of this, their culture is one of a kind. 

Voted one of Chicago’s Best Places to Work for the last 2 years, teamwork and collaboration run deeply through the organization.

It doesn’t get more empowering than preparing children to take on the world. LR can’t ignite passion and fuel kids’ creativity without operational and distribution excellence within the Warehouse. Which is where you step in!

As their D365 Business Analyst, you will be instrumental in the set-up and continual improvement of their Warehouse capabilities in relation to their ERP. You will be empowered by the leadership team to stay current & curious with all the latest Microsoft technologies and encouraged to be at Microsoft conferences to learn.

We hope by now you are as excited as we are about you finding out more, so what better way to do that than to hear directly from the leadership team at LR?

See below videos to hear:

  • Ed Stassen, CFO, talk about their powerful mission
  • Ken Platt, CTO, on snowball growth & staying on the latest Microsoft technologies
  • Sari Winick, CMO, tell a story about their CEO driving their mission during COVID

In the second video, you will hear Ken & I talk about:

  • How important the Warehouse is to the future growth of the company
  • Staying on top of the latest Microsoft technologies
  • The impact this role will have on the business

Job Role & Responsibilities

  • Be pro-active in staying current on the latest Microsoft Warehouse technologies, sharing learning with leadership and executing on implementation for continual improvement
  • Hands-on configurations & set-up of the D365 Warehouse modules using industry best practices
  • Work closely with the Warehouse users to make recommendations for process improvements, & implement them
  • Field incoming tickets to troubleshoot & resolve any issues
  • Ownership & creation of detailed functional documentation for the D365 Warehouse module
  • Assist with the D365 Go Live next year, including launching the brand-new Warehouse facility

The Successful Candidate

  • Gets excited by contributing to the Learning Resources mission!
  • Has in-depth knowledge of Warehouse ERP software, ideally Dynamics AX and/or Dynamics 365
  • Loves working in a collaborative, supportive team
  • Has previously implemented a WMS end-to-end
  • Is passionate about learning the latest technology to further the mission!
  • Is happy to be on-site at the Warehouse in Greater Chicago, when required

Benefits and Rewards

  • Circa $140,000-160,000 base (but let’s talk about this!)
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Up to 70% employee discount
  • Summer Fridays: offices close at noon!

Building Someone Amazing

Colby, the programmable Robot mouse, is quite easily my favorite LR product (so far!). Take a peep at the below video for a closer look at how brilliantly designed the products are… but more importantly how much FUN children have with them!

Next Steps...

Let’s book in 15 minutes to talk about:

  • You and your career
  • How much you like the LR mission
  • Your questions

To be clear, you will be booking in to chat with me, Ryan Carolan. LR are partnered with me exclusively to fill this role, so you won’t find it anywhere else.

I know it’s nearly Christmas, but I anticipate BIG interest in this remote role so let’s talk ASAP.

Click the green button and book your 15 minute call today: