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Lead Enterprise Architect - IIOT and supply chain digitalization - Viby

At Arla Foods we are on a journey to digitize our supply chain, benefitting our customers and the environment. We balance people skills, technology advancements, and data analytics as equal and vital parts of how to improve our value chain. As lead enterprise architect for IIOT and supply chain digitalization you combine a technical mindset with a deep understanding of how supply execution is evolving.


We have an ambitious supply chain digitalisation strategy where the opportunities of tomorrow’s technology advancements are factored into the designs of today through 3 lenses – a paperless shopfloor execution, a seamless blend of human workforce and robot augmentation using advanced technologies, a data led decision mindset utilizing Azure in combination with Azure edge computing and state of the art IIoT platforms. This ambition also require advanced analytics to deliver a supply chain control tower concept, allowing for a realtime insights (from shop floor equipment’s, fleets of Trucks and other devices) and decision support of a very complex value chain.

In addition to the supply chain digitalization strategy – Arla has ambitions with sustainability towards analytics for on farm level for our owners. that is an new area for Arla that looks into delivering IoT data led services for Arla farmers.


Drive Arla’s global IT platforms for the Supply chain digitalization

You are an business- and IT architect at heart but also a very impactful communicator thriving in the senior stakeholders dialogue exhibiting great listening skills. This role is as much about making decisions understood among senior stakeholders as it is about actual decisions and technical designs. You proactively identifies and facilitate platforms selections suitable for supporting a continued digitalization of Arla’s supply chain, delivered using agile principles (SAFe framework) where you will work closely together with the release train architect and the supply chain organization. Aside from this, you provide EA services, such as inspiring management teams across our organization of future opportunities of leveraging technologies. This you will do in close collaboration with our IT business partners. Look forward to an exciting position where you will get to know the ins and outs of Arla’s IT landscape and supply chain ambitions and to exercise your great technical insights into integration patterns within IIoT and IoT area as well as Iot sensor networks.


Enterprise Architect with business sense and communication skills

It is imperative that you have a strong business sense and strong skills creating and communicating solutions for a supply chain organization. Preferably, your experience derives from a global organisation in the FMCG industry that has moved ahead on the IIOT agenda and advanced analytics ambitions. Traditionally SAP has been a vital part of the administrative solutions in your past especially SAP ECC and SCM, and potentially SAP S/4HANA, so an understanding of the link between the ERP world and IIOT data landscape is important but not and must from day one. You are a skilled decision-maker and a good listener who is capable of seeing matters from your colleagues’ point of view and you fit well with a small EA team of 7 dedicated enterprise architects. You have an excellent command of written and spoken English. As an EA you would using state of the art EA repository tooling like Lean IX and suitable methodologies.  


Application and contact

If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. We will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please reach out to Head of Enterprise Architecture & IT Strategy, Søren Bækgaard Hansen.  


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?



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