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David Becker

Unyson Logistics

Manager- Logistics Systems

Personal Information

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School: UMSL

Major: Economics

Years at College Works: 2010

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Unyson Logistics

Title: Manager- Logistics Systems

Industry: Logistics

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

- Identify new, creative, and practical ways to meet customers needs in a data driven world. - Define and review business requirements for new projects, ensuring both business and technical feasibility. - Serve as liasion between the customer and networking teams, developers, executives, and other levels of management throughout the organization ensuring that all needs, both internal and external, are being met, and successful results are being obtained. - Write and document development code in a way that is both meaningful and useful to technical users, as well as non technical groups. - Serve as Data Consultant for clients, working to identify potential gaps or problems in implementation, which could create difficulty in the future from a reporting standpoint. - Participate in solution design sessions to ensure that proposed solutions satisfy business requirements most completely, in the least amount of development time, white ensuring quality and long term stability. - Act as subject matter expert facing the customer, requiring the documentation, presentation, and deployment of both solutions and final products. Additionally being the source of business knowledge on the back end, requiring both the technical definition of the project, or actually creating some of the integration and deployment packages and technology.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Implementing continuous improvement opportunities at my current company that has led to millions of dollars in customer savings.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

It meant working hard at a young age to have a great experience that helped build my resume and skill set.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

I was able to speak to my experience during college to land other great internships.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Make sure to set realistic expectations for the customer.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Be prepared to work hard. The experience is what you make it. If you want a great experience that you can build your career off of work as hard as you can and build relationships with fellow branch managers.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Keep trying to learn something new everyday.