At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we’ve seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world’s leading meal kit company, active in 17 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: GreenChef, EveryPlate, Chef’s Plate, Factor, and Youfoodz.
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At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world and we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.
We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and were growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.
The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.
HelloFresh is searching for an action-oriented Director of WMS Product Design and Software Engineering to lead our product design, hosting architecture, and software development strategies and teams into the future. This leader is responsible for building and managing the teams that design, develop, and maintain technical solutions across HelloFreshs US digital domain in the warehouse fulfillment and inventory control space. You will collaborate closely with stakeholders across various functional teams including automation and production technology, procurement, finance and operations to drive innovative solutions leveraging our strategic WMS product: Krbers Warehouse Advantage (Highjump) platform, balancing competing priorities and tech resource demand. This location-flexible position can be physically based in any of our fulfillment centers listed below, a hybrid model, or can be a fully remote position if you reside in an eligible state for HelloFresh employment.
Grand Prairie, TX
The Director of WMS Product Design and Software Engineering will work with key technology and product leaders across the US organization to enable the inventory management/ control domain strategy and evaluate technology-related priorities. The individual will have a knack for listening intently to stakeholders and then working rapidly with internal product, architecture and other technical disciplines to develop solutions to achieve business goals. The candidate for this role will have impeccable management and communication skills — knowing both how to lead and build high-performing software development teams and how to build leadership support for proactive solutions to anticipated technology challenges. This leader will relentlessly pursue team effectiveness, development velocity, and code quality through innovative ideas, processes, and solutions.
Provide technical direction, development oversight, and performance accountability for HelloFreshs deployment of Krbers Warehouse Advantage (Highjump) WMS platform across all US brand locations
Provide technical direction, development oversight and performance accountability for all WMS integrations to host tools/ systems as well as any automation MHE/ production technology solutions
Oversee/ manage the existing 3rd party hosted architecture for current deployments (13 & growing) and partner with department leadership on reviewing/ assessing future state hosting strategy options
Work with department level leadership in sourcing and partnering with 3rd party vendor providers to augment internal software development capacity/ expertise as needed
Partner with the peer WMS Services and Support organization leadership to establish robust QA functions that drive effective feedback, pushing teams to not only execute standard scenarios, but to evaluate edge cases, encourage innovation, and provide design feedback as part of test execution
Partner with departmental and executive leadership to support the WMS solution expansion to additional international markets as needed
Coach, develop, and lead team members to ensure organization, department, and individual goals/ KPIs are achieved
Work with HR and our Talent Acquisition team to further build out the organizational talent, playing an active role in the recruiting and sourcing process
Server on both the fulfillment technology and overall automation and technology leadership teams, helping to reinforce/ develop HelloFresh DNA values, establish KPIs, and prioritize strategic initiatives at a departmental level
10+ years of warehouse management system (WMS) software engineering and implementation experience with a tier-one WMS in an RF based distribution, manufacturing, or e-com fulfillment environment; direct experience with Krbers Warehouse Advantage (Highjump) WMS platform & SQL Server preferred
3+ years managing application integrations via microservices and associated toolsets
Experience managing multiple teams at the same time
Experience leading a design process that allows for scaling a digital technology operations ecosystem for volume, multiple brands, new digital properties
Experience leading evaluations to refactor or replace legacy systems, as well as developing and deploying solutions and processes to handle complex technology transitions and decisions
Demonstrated ability to partner and communicate effectively with non-technical peers/ team members
Proven ability to discern business requirements and translate into technical specifications
Strategic thinker with the ability to build and execute innovative digital product, combined with tactical ability to execute simultaneously against multiple competing priorities
It is the policy of HelloFresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.About HelloFresh
We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action – from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!
At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Companys commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.
We want to adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.
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