Director- IT Applications

Manufacturing, crm, erp, Syspro, sharepoint, business intelligence
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Director- IT Applications

#MS – PB3

 

Please send resume to or calland ask for MARK.

 

Location: GURNEE, IL          

Duration: PERMANENT        

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Director of IT Applications provides strategic and tactical leadership and works in collaboration with the senior IT management team to deliver an integrated information technology vision.
  • Manages and supports all aspects of the maintenance, development, enhancement and expansion of the application systems to improve business processes and support critical business strategies.
  • Leads projects and supervises a staff of developers.
  • Supervise the various phases of applications systems analysis, development, coordination, implementation, and documentation ensuring that user applications and sub-system activities are compatible with total system objectives.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Tasks include reconciliation of conflicts within and between staff regarding resources, deadlines, and standards; and the resolution of the most difficult computer and applications related problems.
  • Work is performed, and administrative and technical decisions are made, with considerable independence.
  • Ensures that appropriate controls exist, that processing is efficient and accurate, and that information systems procedures comply with corporate standards.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises technical personnel, both internal and external, involved in the development of new applications and/or maintenance and operation of existing information technology systems;
  • Develop the IT staff to meet the changing needs of the business and users, new projects and technologies.
  • Supervises multiple applications through development and support phases;
  • Effectively manage and implement IT projects on time and on budget through a disciplined program management approach.
  • Facilitate IT Governance process in coordination with senior management, participate in planning for future business needs.
  • Collaborate with business teams to continuously evolve our systems with a focus on supporting increased sales and profitability
  • Reviews computer programming techniques and performance compliance to standards;
  • Reviews the designs of computer applications to ensure that all requirements are satisfied;
  • Act strategically to consolidate and leverage existing applications to streamline business processes and reduce overhead.
  • Communicate effectively with senior management and all users of information services and systems.
  • Develop and maintain systems and staff performance metrics to drive continuous improvement.
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated technical competence with the latest technologies (Power BI/Tableau, SQL Server, .Net, Cloud, Devops, Mobility & Security).
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of technical staff, to work with the Executive Management of an organization, and to manage multiple, concurrent projects.
  • Possess a high level of business acumen with the ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Focus on the performance and the operational support for the business while “thinking outside the box” to solve problems.
  • Possess strong problem-solving skills, lean six sigma methodologies and a focus on operational metrics that will increase performance and stability.
  • Successful integration experience with mergers and acquisitions.
  • Proven program and project management skills, including Agile Scrum.
  • Be comfortable working as a leader in a small IT organization – able to roll up sleeves and get things done and leverage supplier relationships.
  • Provide a proactive and focused leadership style that embodies absolute integrity and dependability.
  • Be able to effectively communicate and develop relationships across the company’s various organizations.
  • Ability to interface and work with executives and various business owners to solve complex business problems
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

EDUCATION: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science or equivalent experience

 

EXPERIENCE: 

  • 10+ years of progressive IT management experience in Applications Development and Business Intelligence, ideally in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with Business Applications (CRM, ERP/Syspro, and SharePoint)
  • Experience selecting and managing commercially available software
  • Experience supporting critical operations and management in a complex e-commerce environment and provide scalable infrastructure services.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extended periods of sitting up to 50% of the time.
  • Constantly operating computers and office equipment.

 

Dice Id : makecorp
Position Id : MS-PB3
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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