IT Applications Specialist II - Supply Chain Systems/EDI
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: September 22, 2022
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 as an Applications Specialist II, you will work with
Solutions Analysts and IT Project Managers to develop, maintain and
support solutions within the NIT Supply Chain Management team. This
team is focused on applications that service the areas of
distribution center order management, forecast and replenishment,
and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). - The ideal individual will
be responsible for new functionality implementations and support of
both international and national applications. As ALDI continues to
improve software systems, it will be vital to rapidly learn and
become a subject matter expert with the new systems/applications.
To be successful in this role, it is imperative a candidate
demonstrates the ability to be a self-starter, collaborator and
possess strong communication and analytical skills. With this
position comes a 6 week training plan and on the job shadowing that
will allow high-level and detailed understanding of day-to-day
tasks and responsibilities.
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Aurora, IL
This role is eligible to participate in ALDI's 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
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable
--- Notifies team leadership of recurring issues.
--- Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.
--- Resolves incidents and requests in a timely manner; documents
work and resolution steps within service management tool.
--- Escalates incidents and requests to appropriate internal
personnel or external vendors when further expertise is
--- Participates in the overall Information Technology
Infrastructure Library (ITIL) service management processes for
software and hardware solutions.
--- Assists or coordinates with national and international project
delivery, including documentation, testing, training, and
deployment for software or hardware solutions.
--- Utilizes and maintains advanced technical skills and experience
or advanced level of ALDI business expertise to achieve the
--- Adheres to standards, policies, and pre-established guidelines
to perform the functions of the job.
--- Identifies and coordinates the development and implementation
of procedures and process improvements across multiple services
--- Evaluates current processes, procedures and technology, and
reports findings to leadership.
--- 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.
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
--- 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
--- Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes
information in order to efficiently and effectively achieve
--- 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
--- Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
--- Effective time management; maximizes productivity.
--- Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.
--- Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and
--- 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.
--- Proficient with office productivity software.
--- Possess advanced relevant technical skill sets and
--- Has expertise in business processes and solutions.
--- Knowledge of and ability to identify opportunities for
procedures or process improvements.
--- Ability to define specifications from user requirements.
Education and Experience:
--- Bachelor's Degree or a combination of education and experience
providing equivalent knowledge required.
--- A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
--- Or, a combination of education and experience providing
--- Work is performed in an office environment where a computer,
telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform
--- 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
--- International & Domestic travel required.
--- Up to 10%.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits,
- 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.
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