• ERP Application Integration Lead

    Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
    Job ID
    1300 GEZON PKWY SW
    Job Category
    Information Technology
    Nearest Metro Area
    MI-Grand Rapids


    Gordon Food Service is looking for an ERP Application Integration Lead, reporting to the ERP Technology Lead of a major ERP implementation project.  This ERP project will support a 5 year transformational journey to re-imagine critical business processes, leveraging a best in class technology platform. 


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    This business-led transformation will focus on process re-engineering and standardization, measure success in terms of value delivered to the business, simplify operations by adopting industry best practices, and drive innovation by combining technology with optimized business processes.  


    What makes the “ONE” business transformation initiative a great team to be a part of?

    As a part of this initiative, you will provide leadership in the ERP Application Integration domain, building a solution that will support our organization for scalable and continued growth. The ERP Application Integration Lead will be responsible for application and system integration, solution design, implementation, and maintenance that is consistent with the defined application integration architecture standards. 




    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Helps define, shape and communicate application integration architecture standards/patterns across the team’s product portfolio and the broader Gordon Food Service enterprise
    • Leads, participates or coordinates end-to-end integration of various technology implementations. Introduces best practice and process improvement ideas
    • Determines detailed system/application integration requirements based on business requirements
    • Provides technical expertise and solutions related to integration of ERP and other applications
    • Has knowledge of enterprise integration patterns and can demonstrate which integration scenarios to apply them to
    • Demonstrates experience with SAP S/4HANA, SAP NetWeaver architecture, including SAP Process Orchestration (PO) and Process Integration (PI) and related SAP products as well as interfaces with other related systems and underlying database technologies
    • Understands SAP Cloud Platform Integration capabilities
    • Provides technological and strategic guidance and leadership in the development of both internal and external software projects as well as infrastructure
    • Works with IT Leadership/ Enterprise Architecture on the ERP strategic roadmap, investment, project execution, vendor management, solution architecture and successful launch of new solutions and related applications
    • Understands business processes, accounting principles, systems configuration, enhancements and data or enables related processes
    • Participates in regular team meetings and internal initiatives to review outstanding issues and/or to discuss new trends or projects
    • Manages and completes complex assignment and related projects
    • Provide training, mentor-ship and ongoing support to IT and other stakeholders
    • Participates in off hours support schedules on a rotation basis
    • Collaborates with other architects to establish technical requirements
    • Creates architecture documentation and present for review
    • Collaborates with internal customers to establish technical requirements
    • Performs integrated testing of systems for accuracy, reliability, and optimal performance
    • Performs system software maintenance, support, and requirements analysis
    • Conducts and facilitates formal code reviews
    What do we need from you?

    Leading candidates will have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Information Systems
    • At least 7 years Information Technology experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

    We are also seeking:

    • Demonstrated mastery of current enterprise integration solutions and technologies
    • Strong commitment to software quality
    • Proven analytical, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills
    • Solid customer focus, teamwork, innovation, creativity, and relationship building
    • Must have good written, verbal, organizational and communication skills.
    • Must have the ability to effectively manage time, multi-task, prioritize and be able to work independently or within a team environment.
    • Ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems, and reference established precedents and policies.
    • Knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and e-mail.




    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  




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