• IT Systems Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/2/2018 3:00 PM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    The IT Systems Manager will assist the company in achieving its business objectives and revenue targets by developing and maintaining an IT function which supports the business activities of company by delivering strategically driven, maintained and supported systems, hardware and software. Coordinates systems analysis and application development activities through direct and indirect Staff. Directs development teams in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices. Participates in budgeting and capital equipment processes and quality improvement activities. Manages scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner and has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing systems analysis and application development projects and programs.



    • Develop and implement IT strategies that support the long-term vision of the division. 
    • Work with the business to streamline processes and reporting requirements by implementing technical/automation solutions. 
    • Provide full solution lifecycle from initiation, analysis, design, build, test and implementation and make recommendations for ways of improving operational IT.
    • Develop and implement consistent business policy for operation/maintenance of IT hardware and software to achieve business objectives.
    • Identify/agree/deliver service standards to service level agreements.
    • Manage and support customer facing web-based data management, EDI, labeling and support portals.
    • Accountable for the IT function encompassing all hardware, software and services ensuring it meets the needs of the business and consistent with corporate standards. 
    • Manage all IT personnel - identify, lead and develop talent to maximize individual, team and organizational effectiveness to achieve company goals.
    • Coordinate and schedule all IT projects based on defined requirements from business units. Ensure projects meet projected timelines and goals.
    • Prepare annual budget forecast and capital planning.
    • Coordinate in the implementation and enhancements of ERP systems to support business requirements.
    • Responsible for the annual IT audit requirements
    • Continuously utilize lean and 80/20 to drive simplification of the accounting function while maintaining robust internal controls



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology
    • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in IT, with experience in project management.
    • Knowledge of .Net and web based programming technologies.
    • Knowledge of Windows Operating systems, including Server technologies.
    • Knowledge of Database technologies, especially SQL Server
    • Experience implementing and working with information technology and ERP systems required.
    • Project management experience, leading and working with diverse individuals in cross-functional teams. Able to learn and apply skills quickly.
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and/or business intelligent tools.
    • Demonstrable ability to work to and achieve tight deadlines

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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