Director of Technology

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Warren, MI

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28723565
AJE Ref #
575854796
Location
Warren, MI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you looking to be part of a growing organization where you can work with cutting-edge technology and be part of a company where you can make an impact Do you want to dream, collaborate, implement and improve

Our client, a small to medium size company in the industrial manufacturing industry, is seeking a Director of Technology. This person reports directly to the CEO, works closely with the Sales and Marketing department, Director of Finance, Director of Engineering, Production team, and Quality Assurance Manager.

The Director of Technology is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company and working with critical technology partners.

The Director of Technology will assist with and inform the company's overall strategic direction, development, and future growth -- using this strategic plan to direct the technical vision.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Implement the company's technical vision and lead all aspects of its technical infrastructure development and management
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Manage the technology solutions, partnerships, and external relationships
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Oversee the integration of technology solutions with manufacturing processes
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Manage overall IT budget and provide associated reporting to Leadership Team members
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Ensure business strategy and IT alignment
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Stay apprised of and have a firm understanding of current technology changes to ensure the company's future competitive well-being
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Establish technical standards and policies and ensure adherence for company operations

REQUIREMENTS:

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Demonstrated ability to manage cloud and mobile services that meet consumer needs or solve business problems
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Experience with manufacturing automation implementations/overhaul
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Experience with ERP implementations
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Experience leading large-scale network deployment and optimization projects
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BS in Computer Science or related field (MIS), master's degreepreferred
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Experience in managing Managed Services providers (ITIL certification a plus)
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In-depth knowledge of project planning methodologies and best practices
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Exposure to business theory, business process development, governance processes, management, budgeting, and administrative operations
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Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
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Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
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Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
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A minimum of 7years of experience in the Information Technology arena, of which 3years must be managerial and strategic
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Previous experience as a Director of Technology or equivalent experience is preferred
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A minimum of 3years of experience in industrial manufacturing