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Whole Foods Market IP, L.P.

IT Business Analyst

Whole Foods Market IP, L.P. - Austin, TX

Job Description

Whole Foods Market is embarking on a transformational Supply Chain & Merchandising initiative with Infor Retail that will deliver market leading capabilities to Whole Foods Market and 365 by Whole Foods Market. This position will leverage business and process experience, combined with technology and project delivery savviness, to represent both program and business priorities. This role will provide dedicated business representation to the program to ensure iterative and rapid decision making with our strategic software and system implementation partners.

Primary Responsibilities

- Responsibilities will initially focus on the Information Management capability area of the project, with opportunities in the future to also support other capability areas

- Responsible for creating and maintaining the Whole Foods Market functional user stories

- Collaborate on grooming of functional user stories

- Create process designs to support new business processes implemented as part of the program

- Create functional release test cases and execute test cases as required

- Work within a product team to act as the business representation during the implementation of the Infor Retail ERP

- Support the business decision making process to ensure win-win partnerships across the various stakeholders of the program

- Contribute to the communication and collaboration across all levels of the program to ensure strategic vision and priority setting

- Work alongside our strategic software partners as they engage in user research, user testing, and user experience analysis, to guide fact-based design and development

- Work across additional product teams to collaborate with the product owners to ensure priorities and business capabilities best align to both program and business objectives


- 2 years of experience with defining user stories, business processes, strategic plans, roadmaps, or communication plans preferred

- 2 years of related experience with third party ERP software, or supply chain or merchandising systems

- Excellent oral and written communication skills. This includes the ability to explain technology concepts to business partners, as well as business concepts to technologists

- Functional experience with programs/projects related to at least two of the following capability areas:

- Item Management

- Product Life-cycle Management

- Recipe Management

- Nutri-facts & Ingredient Management

- Item, Supplier, & Logistics Cost Management

- Retail Purchasing & Ordering

- Inventory Management & Control

- Retail Financial Management

- Category & Assortment Management

- Retail Sales Audit & Invoice Matching

- Price Management

- Allocation & Replenishment

- Trade Management

- Master Data Management

- Experience working with projects or programs that involved cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions a plus

- Experience with grocery or retail business area activities a plus

- Experience and knowledge in Agile development practices and tools

- Empathy for and identification with the team members in the organization affected by changes in the digital workplace

- Analytical skills. Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities

- Ability to work collaboratively with people, process and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment

- A deep affinity with Whole Foods Market culture, processes, and a passion for envisioning change

Location & Travel

Located in Austin, TX with up to 25% time spent traveling between Austin, Minneapolis, regional offices and/or store locations.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

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20 days 17 hours ago

Whole Foods Market IP, L.P.


IT Business Analyst Whole Foods Market IP, L.P. - Austin, TX, United States


Location: Austin, TX

Company Profile:
Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.