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Director of Information Systems

Company: Watkins Wellness
Location: Novi
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Information Systems page is loaded Director of Information Systems Apply locations US - Michigan - Novi time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago job requisition id REQ42412 POSITION SUMMARY:The director role is for an experienced manager to provide leadership, vision, and management to the IT Development and Technical Infrastructure departments. Oversee and to direct the multiple application development functions and deployments of complex multi-platform business systems ensuring the continuity, quality and on-time delivery. This role will oversee the planning, designing, developing, testing and deploying of large and complex application software, voice and data network and hardware systems in support of business objectives. This is both a management and in some cases hands-on technical position in the BrassCraft environment. A large responsibility will be integrating IS software configuration and development with business functions to fully optimize processes within the company.Responsible for overall planning, execution and success of all complex business application projects with a high degree of technical and business competence. Successfully run application development, database development, web development, infrastructure deployment and project management across multiple functional business areas, software platforms and geographies. Lead and direct Application Management staff including mentoring and development, setting priorities, coordinating activities, goal setting and skill development along with hiring and assigning appropriate permanent and/or contract staff, as resources to projects adhering to internal processes and procedures aligning with business needs. Ensure on call 24/7, coverage for all critical business application and infrastructure support services.The Director is a member of the senior IS leadership team and reports directly to the Vice President of Information Services.PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leading the ERP system functions including upgrade cycles and Total Cost of Ownership concept
  • Implementation and delivery of full Software, Network and Hardware Life Cycle processes
  • Broad understanding of IT management concepts, hardware and software platforms, methods and disciplines including compliance, disaster recovery and security
  • Actively participates in IT leadership team. Collaboratively develops IT strategic directions and complete designated top management directives
  • Experience with budget development, software contracts and negotiations
  • Primary liaison and point of contact with all business units using business application software systems
  • Project management with business process improvement and software configuration as required
  • Responsible for new enhancement planning, design and development for all operations and middleware systems. Including project budgets, enhancement specifications, software development, and project communications
  • Leads application managers, business analysts and direct technical reports within assigned area, communicating with internal and external clients, ensuring that work demand and supply is flowing adequately with appropriate accountability
  • Establishes IS policies, standards, practices and security measures to ensure effective and consistent information processing operations and to safeguard information resources
  • Collaborates with colleagues to ensure best solutions and services are provided within the department
  • Provides training, coaching, mentoring and disciplinary actions as required for personnel within assignment area. Drives all tasks related to recruiting and retaining skilled development personnel
  • Actively promotes continual improvement processes and procedures within assigned areas.
  • Able to travel up to 10%+
  • Performs other related duties as needed and assignedESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
    • Bachelor of Science Degree and 10 plus years related managerial and technical experience
    • Customer Focused
    • Performance Oriented
    • Proven Leadership skills, Broad understanding of the IT field
    • Displays High Degree of Business and Technical Knowledge with expertise on the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne ERP platform
    • Expertise in Business Intelligence design and deployments
    • Manages Essential Peer, Subordinate and Management Relationships
    • Proactively seeks technology/business solutions
    • Familiar with .Net, eBusiness and experience is desirable
    • Expertise in managing suppliers and licensing agreementsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
      • Familiarity with manufacturing systems and methods#ZRCompany: BrassCraft ManufacturingFull timeHiring Range: $130,300.00 - $204,820.00Actual compensation may vary based on various factors including experience, education, geographic location, and/or skills. Brasscraft (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company. Brasscraft is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish E-verify Right to Work Poster: English , Spanish About Us Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft -, Plumbshop -, and Cobra -.

Keywords: Watkins Wellness, Novi , Director of Information Systems, IT / Software / Systems , Novi, Michigan

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