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IT Manager

Company: Fraza
Location: Canton
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description CompanyEstablished in 1938, Fraza is a full-service material handling business featuring a highly skilled team spanning a wide geography in Michigan. Whether it's through equipment or process, our people will find that small extra edge to push our customers' business forward. Every minute matters. Every movement counts. And we provide the people, the tools, the technologies, and the best practices to find efficiency wherever we can.Job Summary:This role will be responsible for providing strategic IT input to the senior leadership team. Managing the company's business intelligence, infrastructure and applications. The role will support and research areas to utilize technology to improve business processes and/or results that are consistent with the company's goals and strategiesPrinciple Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development of IT strategies and manages team accountability to deliver results.
  • Creating a long-term plan for the upgrading of key systems to avoid creating technical debt and security risks over time.
  • Ensure Company systems contracts and licensing are current and complete and negotiate and develop any new required licensing.
  • Partnering with functional groups to deliver product and service goals and business requirements.
  • Implement backup and restoration of critical systems.
  • Lead team to ensure standards and processes for operational technology meet the businesses present and future needs.
  • Identify and manage issues and roadblocks and take early action to resolve and address impacts.
  • Provide status updates at all levels of the organization according to the communication plan.
  • Manage contingent labor resources and coordinate their delivery while maximizing insourcing of key roles.
  • Manage both IT capital and operating budget.
  • Continuously improving security and emergency management protocols.Competencies
    • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
    • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
    • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
    • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.Education/Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent years of work experience
      • Minimum 7 years of experience in an IT role within operational technology
      • Minimum 5 years in a leadership role within IT
      • Previous experience working in material handling industry a plus
      • Proven ability to coach and mentor team development
      • Experience with ERPs, BI, HR, Sales platforms
      • Proficient in MS Office Suite required
      • Ability to evaluate and problem solve
      • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
      • Highly motivated, well-organized, and quality focused
      • Must be a team-oriented professional who can handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
      • A demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment, to be proactive, to work independently of day-to-day supervision Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts accurately; able to perform arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages and to apply concepts of basic math. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to sit and stand for long periods; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally bend, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. May require frequent early morning, late evening, and weekend work times. Environmental Management:While performing the essential functions of the job, action must be taken to maintain, conform and improve the overall environment. Action should be initiated to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity by reporting problems and concerns directly to management.

Keywords: Fraza, Canton , IT Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Canton, Michigan

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