IT Director 8/31/2016

Confidential Company Rochester, NY

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29459760
AJE Ref #
576046299
Location
Rochester, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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IT DIRECTOR

WORK LOCATION: ROCHESTER, NY

HIRE TYPE: FULLTIME/ PERM

Client is seeking a strategic leader to head their Information Technology function.
The ideal candidate will have past experience in such a capacity with a medium sized manufacturer on the AS/400 platform & experience with the INFOR ERP platform (PRMS and XA systems would be ideal).

Client will be doing a systems migration soon from PRMS to the newer XA platform from Infor.
Client have a lot of interesting things going on and this person could lead some exciting changes.

THE KEY CAPABILITIES WE SEEK INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

Strong understanding of IT systems, ERP and operations management.

The balance of technical knowledge & business acumen needed to successfully define, develop and implement IT solutions that meet strategic objectives & enhance enterprise value.

Strong working understanding of IT hardware, software & applications support across the functions of manufacturing.

This role leads the user support, operations, and programming teams within the company as well as outside resources supporting e-commerce development, hosting, and e-marketing.

IT hardware, software & service negotiations & acquisition skills and experience. Experience with evaluating alternatives, cost justifying, acquiring & implementing complex IT systems.

Focused on enabling line of business and leadership team members to achieve key corporate goals through effective IT solutions.

Current knowledge and understanding of e-commerce is critical to success.

Understanding of and experience in distribution and transportation management is highly desirable.

Successful leadership experience in the the areas of IT personnel management, organizational planning & staffing is required.

A candidate that has successfully lead an ERP systems migration would be desirable (a migration from the PRMS to the XA platform specifically would be preferred).

SKILLS: Need someone with AS/400 ERP experience who can manage the total IT effort including:

Operations and support

Outside hosting & other suppliers

e-Commerce

Programming staff