IT Director 8/31/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY 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