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Software Engineer: Package (Supply Chain Systems)

Atlanta, Georgia

Job Category: Technology
Brand: Genuine Parts Company
Job ID: 310182
Status: Full time

Here, you’ll find a culture that always has its finger on the pulse of ingenuity and innovation. After all, building on our legacy depends on acting with integrity to deliver future-focused transformation — and that’s where you’ll come in. By adding your resourcefulness and out-of-the-box thinking to ours, we’ll be able to achieve great things — both as a team, and as individuals. Whatever your area of IT expertise, we’ll empower you to bring your authentic self to work and support you to do your best work.

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  • Detail-oriented
  • Efficient
  • Focused
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

Company Background:

Genuine Parts Company (“GPC” or the “Company”), founded in 1928 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services. The Company operates a global portfolio of businesses with more than 10,000 locations across the world. GPC has approximately 50,000 global employees. The Company has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and China.

Position Purpose:
Seeking world-class talent to join the world’s leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services operating 5,500+ locations and servicing more than 20,000 locations in the U.S and Canada. Specifically, this role will function as a member of our WMS Engineering team to help design, implement, and support packaged warehousing and distribution technology at GPC.  Working with a highly talented team, you'll play a key role to build and run one of the world’s largest automotive and industrial replacement parts operations.

 This individual would function as one of the lead IT recourses for new implementations of Manhattan’s Warehouse Management for Open Systems (WMOS) and related systems and technology within our distribution operations.  While the focus of this position would be new projects and initiatives, this recourse would also be expected to provide production support to existing warehousing and distribution technology as needed.


  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with the business users to understand the strategic direction, processes and needs of the business.
  • Design, develop, test, and implement appropriate system configurations to effectively meet business requirements.
  • Prepare detailed design documents and functional specs for development activities including reports, interfaces, data conversions, enhancements, etc.
  • Recommend improvements and solutions which would improve business efficiency, quality and process while maximizing functionality.
  • Perform structured testing activities, integration, and user acceptance testing; including test plan creation, test data creation, and coordinating execution in conjunction with other team members.
  • Perform testing against code fixes provided by vendors; coordinate promotion of said fixes to production.
  • Follow all internal standards and change control procedures in performing required work.
  • Transfer knowledge and capabilities to the internal client organizations as well as team members; including the planning, development, and delivery of relevant project documentation.
  • Assist with tasks and issue follow-up including contacting project team members for task and issue status, communicating potential conflicts and issues to the project team, and updating the appropriate logs and plans.
  • Provide guidance to business users on appropriate use of Manhattan’s Warehouse Management for Open Systems (WMOS).
  • Provide go-live support for new implementations.
  • Perform post-implementation evaluations.
  • Assist with production support as needed; this includes being part of the on-call production support rotation.
  • Additional duties as assigned by management.


  • GPC has two work locations to choose from, Duluth or Atlanta office.
  • We offer a Flexible Work Policy that permits eligible employees to work remotely

Desired Qualifications & Experiences: 

  • Bachelors or advanced Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, or Industrial Engineering strongly preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems required; preferably Manhattan’s Warehouse Management for Open Systems (WMOS).
  • General understanding of commonly used supply chain systems (i.e. Labor Management System (LMS), Slotting, Warehouse Control Systems (WCS), Warehouse Execution Systems (WES), Voice Picking, etc.)
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of implementing and supporting automated technology in distribution operations; experience with Kardex Vertical Lift Modules, AutoStore, or Bastian’s Exacta a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced SQL skills preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years Supply Chain relevant experience.
  • Experience with business process analysis methods, flowcharting, and documentation techniques.
  • Superior interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact and communicate with other team members, managers, and users.
  • Proven track record demonstrating strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must demonstrate a strong customer focused attitude and understand the fundamentals of customer service.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of UNIX, Linux; preferably RHEL experience.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Oracle Database architecture.
  • Exceptional analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.

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GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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The coaching and development at GPC has been phenomenal over the years. My managers truly know what is going on in their teams. They are able to guide me and answer questions.

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