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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:37 AM


Company Information
Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost:saving solutions. Graingers employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high:performing team, you'll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazines Most Admired Companies list.


Primary Function
The Manager is responsible for managing the Automation Labor and will work directly with stakeholders by providing support for automation related initiatives including the implementation of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) across various functions of the organization. Skilled in hands:on management of large cost savings goals and highly complex strategic automation transformation program.
Establish an automation capability (COE) across the Financial Shared Services organization. Work with Enterprise Systems, Continuous Improvement and Business Operations to ensure adherence to enterprise compliance, business risk management, and information security guidelines. Build relationships within business leaders in Finance Shared Services, and functional areas so the robotics program is successful. Lead the execution of process automation projects using the Blue Prism technology, including planning, execution, testing, deployment, documentation and post implementation support. Provide consultation on Automation technologies as subject matter expert.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities
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Manages technical team responsible for delivering complex automation projects (3:5 developers)
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Results:oriented to deliver 500K per year in validated cost savings through RPA.
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Proactively manage progress and delivery of multiple projects at different stages of development, including production support; report on status, risks / issues, and recommend any actions to ensure successful completion
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Lead efforts to identify, analyze the feasibility, and develop associated business cases to help drive towards selecting and automating opportunities across the organization
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The aptitude to contribute to the evolution of methodologies and procedures in a controlled manner to continually improve a rapid and repeatable RPA deployment process
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A track record in training and mentoring individuals on development and delivery disciplines
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Present technical details to a non:technical audience; including written skills with the ability to produce clear and concise documentation
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Be actively involved in presale activities closely supporting senior executives on pursuing opportunities
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Discover new technologies and gain a functional understanding to implement within the business
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Overall accountability for implementing program initiatives.
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Managing of external vendors, contracts, and finding opportunities through negotiations
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Managing all costs and quality for projects
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Accountable for all communication with Senior Management and Program Sponsors
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Work with Continuous Improvement Manager and Business Coordinators to define project milestones, development, project schedules, and delivery plan.
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Create overall project charter, integrated project plan, risk plan, status reports, resource plan, and contingency plan
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Facilitates and gathers information for decision making, proposes recommendations, and adjusts program direction accordingly for successful delivery.
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Problem solving issues that arise in the day:to:day running of Blue Prism processes and provide timely responses and solutions as required.
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Define and implement the

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• Location: Chicago

• Post ID: 81144867 chicago
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