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Warehouse Management Specialist


Riverside, NJ, US, 8075


Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 
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The WM Specialist plays a key role in supporting and driving the new WMS and continuous improvement in all areas of the operation.  This position prioritizes and directs warehouse system related projects in the area of distribution warehousing. 



  • Configure Manhattan Associates software and other warehouse systems to meet the business requirements.
  • Develop and execute test cases for software modifications and future upgrade implementations.
  • Provide day-to-day support for PkMS and other Warehouse systems.
  • Identify opportunities for workflow/process improvements interact with areas to jointly develop ways to enhance productivity, efficiently and effectively
  • Consults with users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify functional objectives
  • Serve as the functional and business process expert for Operations
  • Clarify requests for enhancements with the requestor and documents initiative definition
  • Drive collaboration between business leaders and users to for process and system improvement.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge in distribution / fulfillment concepts and system solutions
  • Drive all unit and integration testing, training and start-up of all systems or modifications
  • Conduct technology research as it relates to the functional objectives of the business unit
  • Maintain templates and requirements for all technical documents for Supply Chain including: modification specifications, project schedules, test plans, training documentation, release notes
  • Providing WM (PkMS) application support including issue resolution, application configuration and testing, and report generation to support operational activities
  • Insure consistent warehouse system processes across facilities
  • Maintain issues logs and resolution history
  • Participate in weekly status meetings
  • Coordinate acceptance testing, training and general info dissemination to operations Staff
  • Support and manage configuration & documentation of the WMS and modules
  • Create and maintain a comprehensible Configuration and Troubleshooting Document
  • Implement and maintain the new Labor Management and Slot Info System modules
  • Required to be on call every third week to resolve issues should they arise



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering or related technical degree
  • Hands on work experience (internships and/or co-op programs) Warehouse Operations a plus
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self motivated (multi-tasker)
  • Warehouse Management system experience, Manhattan PkMS a significant plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) required
  • Working knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Labor management and shipping systems experience a plus
  • Team-oriented
  • Experience and analysis to develop creative and innovative solutions
  • Ability to translate business requirements/processes into configuration and development specifications
  • Ability to learn new technologies
  • Project management experience and change management skills
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels from distribution hourly workers to upper management


SCHEDULED WORK HOURS: Monday- Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM


LOCATION:  Riverside, NJ – working onsite on location


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.