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IT Manager

Charles City, IA 50616

Posted: 05/19/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 16232

Job Description

Position Title: IT Manager

- Ensure plant technology is operational, provide troubleshooting and solutions as necessary
- Translate business needs into IT requirements for manufacturing and engineering projects, plant cost-saving initiatives, onboarding of new acquisitions, requests for new technology and network-connected equipment, system enhancements, and upgrades
- Ensure alignment across stakeholders on decisions, priorities, and relevant project information regarding business unit requests, projects, and initiatives
- Drive technology and business process innovation for the company plants and warehouses to enable front line competitive position and manage a portfolio of services to address business needs within the plants
- Lead reviews of current business processes to determine where automation/improvements will drive efficiency
- Recommend innovative use of existing software functionality to reduce manual effort and maximize the return on the investment in technology
- Lead the team which serves as the primary liaison between manufacturing and IT
- Establish a consistent process for the development of detailed implementation and contingency plans and provide user and management training before, during, and after system deployments
- Partner with maintenance and security teams to prepare site infrastructure as needed to accommodate new equipment, systems, and processes
- Develop and sustain effective plant systems management and staffing plans to deliver objectives
- Assist in the on-site deployment and training
- Work with key stakeholders to classify manufacturing applications and integration points to guide security, support and business continuity priority
- Develop and maintain a working knowledge of new technology and bring innovative ideas forward
- Keep accurate inventories of systems and IT equipment, and update the knowledge base of problem resolutions
- Assist the Applications, Maintenance, IT Security & Vendor Management organizations to drive continuous improvement in internal and third-party support relationships
- Manage and reduce risk
- Assist in the prioritization of IT requests, ensuring team is working on the highest priority

- Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- 2+ years of experience in team development/management
- Manufacturing systems experience
- Experience leading teams
- Effective critical thinking, decision making, and problem-solving skills
- Self-directed with effective analytical and problem-solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
- Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively at all levels across the organization
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to be respectful, approachable, and team-oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment

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