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SpartanNash Supply Chain Replenishment Forecasting Architect in Byron Center, Michigan

spanAt SpartanNash, relationships matter, and our Corporate team takes that sentiment to heart in the way we work as one totally aligned team, support and respect each other and share the highest standards of excellence. We're always looking for the next great idea or a new way to approach a challenge, and we collaborate and innovate to achieve our goals./spanbLocation:/b7600 France Ave S - Edina, Minnesota 55435bJob Description:/bResponsible to participate in providing IT technical leadership in the area of Forecasting and Replenishment management systems and be a subject matter expert in Forecasting and Replenishment management systems. The Forecasting and Replenishment IT Applications Architect has in-depth knowledge of business processes, issues and challenges relating to Forecasting and Replenishment, in-depth design and configuration level knowledge, and experience with one or more Forecasting and Replenishment management systems. The Forecasting and Replenishment IT Applications Architect works closely with business functions, IT Business Analysts, and IT consultants to design and build solutions to solve SpartanNash's rapidly evolving business needs.ulliAccountability and ownership of Forecasting and Replenishment applications solutions design./liliCombine functional process expertise in Forecasting and Replenishment with in-depth technical knowledge of Forecasting and Replenishment systems to consult with business on optimal approaches to solve business needs./liliDevelop strategic roadmaps for Forecasting and Replenishment capabilities with a vision of how systems will evolve and grow to meet future needs of the business./liliFacilitate design workshops with business subject matter experts as well as technology teams, bringing industry expertise and experience where required to re-imagine and redesign logistics solutions./liliLead applications design, architecture, proof-of-concepts and sandboxing to identify technical options and solutions./liliManage complexity of platforms through an understanding of where customization is required for fit-to-win capabilities versus maintaining systems standardization in fit-to-compete capability areas./liliManage infrastructure, cloud and security considerations and work closely with the security and infrastructure IT teams to specify requirements./liliProactively identify opportunities for improvements in the use of Forecasting and Replenishment solutions to drive business efficiency and effectiveness./liliSupport effort and cost estimation work for projects./liliUnderstand and manage complexities of integration across Forecasting and Replenishment systems and with applications outside of the Forecasting and Replenishment eco-system./liliWork closely with Enterprise Architecture in the recommendation, evaluation and selection of solutions relevant to the logistics space./liliWork with external consultants, system integrators, and SpartanNash IT professionals to design, build and deliver solutions. Ensure solutions are feasible and fit into long-term strategy with applications./liliWork in close partnership with IT Business Analysts to scope and define requirements, injecting thought leadership and out-of-the-box solutions to the business needs. As a technical expert, provide mentorship and guidance to business analysts on the art of the possible with systems solutions./li/ulispanspanspanspanHere's what you'll need:/span/span/span/span/iullispanspanNine years IT experience in enterprise grade Forecasting and Replenishment systems. Demonstrated excellence in designing and implementing Fore