Valeant Pharmaceuticals Site IT Lead in Lynchburg, Virginia

Overview:

Responsible for development and support of the Warehouse Management System software at Bausch + Lomb’s Global Distribution Center located in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Responsible for supporting various global software applications at Bausch + Lomb’s Global Distribution Center located in Lynchburg, Virginia.

This position plays a critical role working with the business to align software efforts to business objectives. The incumbent is required to interface with the leadership team at the site and IT at other sites to ensure the business and IT needs are met. The incumbent is required to provide IT software support to the site and be available on call on a frequent basis.

Success is support of all aspects of the Warehouse Management System software and global software applications within agreed service levels.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform IT activities to support the Warehouse Management System under direction from the IT Manager, North America distribution. Day to day requests may also come from the Site Director who will be a primary customer.

  • Perform IT activities to support the network and infrastructure for the site to ensure minimal downtime round the clock.

  • Analyze and fix problems submitted through the ticketing system.

  • Develop and implement enhancements and other software work requests within agreed upon schedule and performance.

  • Work with the vendor of the Warehouse Management Software system to report and resolve issues, write SOWs.

  • Communicate system problems to the management and coordinate resolution of those problems.

  • Adhere to change management activities to ensure systems stay SOX compliant. Ensure system is always audit-ready.

  • Work with major customers as needed for EDI interfaces.

  • Be on call with the other tech support.

  • Assist the site with all IT related issues.

This position may have responsibility for the local IT budget for the Distribution Center,

reports directly to the IT Manager, North America Distribution.Interactions with the leadership team at the site and IT at other sites as needed, with senior business management on priority and direction setting, progress reporting, and issue resolution as needed.

This position will have one direct report.

Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in computer science.

The person should have at least 10+ years of experience in programming and designing software applications.

Experience with Warehouse Management Systems, ERP, MRP systems is preferred.

The person must demonstrate leadership, excellent communications, and team development.

Must be able to sustain strong working relationships with members of management, peers and user community.

Must have the following :

  • 5+ years strong hands on programming experience in VB.Net

  • 5+ years strong hands on programming experience in ASP.Net

  • 5+ years strong hands on SQL and PL/SQL experience in Oracle

  • 2+ years’ experience administering Windows/Server applications

  • 2+ years in a support role

  • Experience developing Crystal Reports

  • Experience in Unix/Linux environments

  • Good understanding of Telnet, socket/IP communication, FTP, EDI interfaces

  • Working knowledge of handheld RF devices, label printers, barcoding technologies

  • 2+ years’ experience working with directors, managers, quality and finance teams

  • 2+ years’ experience working in a FDA (or similar) regulated environment

This person needs to be highly organized, able to meet time commitments, self-motivated and must be able to work independently.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working in a warehouse environment.

  • Highly cross functional

Defined Competencies:

  • Commitment to Achievement

  • Insight

  • Credibility

  • Resilience

  • Persistence

  • Willingness to learn

  • Pro-active

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Job ID 9076

Location US-VA-Lynchburg

Category IT

Pos. Type Full Time