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IT Supply Chain Senior Analyst

Company: ALDI
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Our National IT Services department supports every part of our organization from Finance and Project Management to Logistics, Operations, Warehouse and more. Our team of IT managers, analysts, specialists and service desk technicians drive innovation and lend their expertise to our people across the entire company, building careers that are both challenging and rewarding.
In this role the Supply Chain Senior Analyst will be responsible to support with analysis, coordination and alignment on Demand Forecasting topics in our Global Supply Chain Business team. This role will require the candidate to work with Supply Chain teams from 5 countries and also our international teams to guide and define the future roadmap of all Demand Forecasting related topics using our SAP solutions.The ideal candidate should have experience with coding languages such as Python, and SQL and have previous experience working on Supply Chain topics or projects.
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Aurora, IL
This role is eligible to participate in ALDIs Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week(i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Participates in the evaluation and recommendation of technology solutions.
Identifies project issues and recommends corrective action as appropriate.
Provides input to their direct leader concerning personnel hiring and performance.
Advises on any changes or actions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the team.
Informs management of recurring issues or when additional team training may be required.
Manages the coordination and completion of all projects and operations in their assigned area of responsibility.
Manages national projects of a larger scope.
Leads team members in projects spanning multiple IT teams.
Maintains a thorough understanding of business processes; identifies and recommends changes to related software and hardware to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Assists in communicating and modeling the overarching company strategy and core values of the organization to create a proper work environment and sense of teamwork among employees.
Adheres to and assists their direct leader in ensuring compliance standards, policies, and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job, including all project management related responsibilities.
Prepares user documentation, communications and corresponding program updates for distribution to all relevant users.
Ensures national programs meet requirements for security and integrity of information.
Coordinates with national and international project delivery including documentation, testing, training, rollout and maintenance of new or existing software/hardware solutions.
Leads the overall Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) service management processes for software and hardware solutions.
Maintains, manages and understands user requirements and issues, participates in project or committee meetings as required, reports on project health on international and national projects.
Acts as a knowledge source and mentor for team members.
Assists in training and developing team members to retain a motivated and professional workforce.
Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.
Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.
Other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
ALDI Acts Competencies:
Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.
Collaborates and Cooperates with Team: Commits to and supports a collaborative and high-performing working environment with peers and managers.
Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the extra mile and persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.
Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on customers.
Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in order to efficiently and effectively achieve positive results.
Thinks Critically and Resolves Problems: Responds to emerging problems in an accurate and timely manner. Where possible, leverages available resources to address situations before they occur.
Job-specific Competencies:
Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.
Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties.
Works cooperatively and collaboratively within a group.
Understands the history, strategy, organizational authority, interdependence of job duties, products, systems, and services of the company.
Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
Ability to understand overall data flow from user specifications considering all input and output, hardware, software and the operating environment.
Knowledge of and proficiency with office productivity software.
Ability to define specifications from user requirements.
Advanced ability to communicate with business representatives of all levels and comprehend business needs and/or leader in advanced technical skill sets utilized by ALDI.
Expert ability to translate business needs into efficient and effective solutions.
Knowledge in SQL, Python and other coding languages.
SAP S/4 HANA, SAP CAR and SAP UDF experience preferred.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge required.
A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in Business or Information Technology required.
Physical Requirements:
Work is performed in an office environment where a computer, telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform duties.
Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.
Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.
Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.
International & Domestic travel required.
Up to 10%ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program In addition, eligible employees are offered:
    • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Voluntary Term Life InsuranceClick here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offer

      ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.Required
      Job Industries
      • Retail

Keywords: ALDI, Buffalo Grove , IT Supply Chain Senior Analyst, Professions , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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