Baxter Careers

Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter Planning is a dynamic and rapidly growing company setting the standard for SaaS and PaaS in the service supply chain planning industry. The Baxter team is made up of some of the best and brightest tech employees anywhere. We work hard, play hard and take pride in our work.

If you are interested in a career at a growing, fun place to work, please send an electronic copy of your resume to BPSJobs@baxterplanning.com or complete the form below.

Open Positions

Implementation Consultant

Job Title: Implementation Consultant

Department: Implementation

Reports to: Implementation Manager

Compensation Plan: Full time, benefit eligible

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the full lifecycle of a Prophet implementation including discovery of client’s supply chain objectives, design of an optimal solution, integration of data feeds, testing, and deployment
  • Establish a trustworthy relationship with every client
  • Provide recommendations to support and improve clients’ business practices
  • Arrange and perform integration and implementation tasks to ensure the most efficient and productive use of resources to achieve management goals
  • Manage and control project scope, timeline, risks, issues and change management across multiple project teams
  • Participate and lead internal requirements for enhancements and new features of the software
  • Assist the sales team as a technical resource to support new business growth
  • Continuous improvement and creation of implementation processes tools and documentation
  • Perform varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment and self-prioritization

Summary Qualifications:       

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience directly related to software implementation and/or consulting services
  • Experience defining business requirements and designing & implementing solutions under multiple deadlines
  • Detail-oriented, creative and able to work independently
  • Excellent listening and communication skills including: writing, editing and presentation
  • Creative problem-solving skills and consensus building skills
  • Understand or capable of understanding database and application configuration concepts
  • Ability to travel up to 25% on an annual basis, both domestically and internationally

You’ll Know You’re Successful If You:

  • Adapt and operate effectively in ambiguous or rapidly changing environments
  • Work both independently and as a team member
  • Work effectively under tight deadlines with multiple ongoing projects
  • Approach work with creativity, courage, self-confidence and flexibility
  • Display passion for effective processes and methodologies that will improve productivity
  • Hold key team members and stakeholders accountable for completing tasks

Supply Chain Planner

Job Title: Supply Chain Planner

Department: Support

Reports to: Supply Chain Planning Manager

Compensation Plan: Full time, benefit eligible

Job Summary:

The Supply Chain Planner is the first level of support to customers and plays a critical role in delivering value by helping to reduce inventory while simultaneously improving service levels.  Utilizing a combination of Baxter Planning’s supply chain planning software and Best Practices, planners work to optimize and automate complex global supply chain networks.  The planning position provides valuable experience that can be leveraged to transition into other roles within the company including implementation, consulting and business development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary contact for customers and be ultimately responsible for ensuring they receive exceptional value from planning solutions delivered by Baxter Planning Systems
  • Deliver Planning as a Service (PaaS) solution to customers by performing over 40 activities in 9 practice areas such as:
    • Analyze forecasts and model optimal target stock levels across supply chain networks throughout a product’s lifecycle
    • Optimize inventory levels and approve supply orders based on customers’ specific needs and business constraints
    • Review analytics to intelligently assign and track root causes for each non-optimal fulfillment of demand
    • Use reporting capabilities to illustrate current and projected excess inventory and prioritize candidates for redistribution and scrap
  • Train and mentor new customers on effective utilization of planning solutions based on Best Practices
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement based on Baxter’s Best Practice Scorecard and work with each customer to adopt them by modifying business processes or configuration of the planning tool
  • Create and deliver Business Review presentations to customer’s executive management to track progress on supply chain goals as well as communicate opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop new Best Practices and improve existing ones for delivering planning solutions

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to influence VP and C-suite customer contacts
  • Capability to work independently and in cross-functional teams that are passionate about delivering value to customers
  • Excellent project management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to perform challenging tasks under the pressure of an environment where results can have a large monetary impact to customers
  • Creative problem solving and technical skills including advanced Excel proficiency (Pivot Tables, Vlookup, etc.)
  • Strong initiative and competitive attitude to review processes and define better methods for supporting customers and optimizing supply chains