IT Manufacturing ERP Applications Manager

  • Location: Jersey Village
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #9773

Position: IT Manufacturing ERP Applications Manager

Role Overview: As the IT Manufacturing ERP Applications Manager, you'll lead the provisioning, installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware, software, and infrastructure systems. You'll manage a team of application administrators and provide comprehensive support for both internal and external stakeholders. Ensuring alignment with organizational core values, you'll play a pivotal role in the technical aspects of project initiation, planning, and implementation, emphasizing a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in application development and support within manufacturing and business processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Team Leadership and Customer Service Excellence:

    • Supervise and ensure the Application Support Staff maintain exceptional customer service.
    • Participate in hiring, evaluation processes, and recommend disciplinary actions when necessary.
  2. Application Management:

    • Oversee the development and system management of 95+ applications crucial to production environments, including Docubase, Bartender, Unix, Oracle, and others.
    • Provide month-end support to finance and other business units, ensuring timely and accurate reports.
  3. Technical Support and Planning:

    • Address performance and system capacity issues, providing recommendations for corrective actions and planning.
    • Lead in critical system issues, ensuring timely escalation, team collaboration, and effective communication with stakeholders.
  4. Collaboration and Training:

    • Coordinate with various departments for planned application downtime events.
    • Manage training and documentation for the Application Support Staff on new and existing technologies.
  5. Service Level Agreement Compliance and Application Lifecycle Management:

    • Track service requests, coordinate assignments, and ensure resolution within agreed time limits.
    • Maintain the Application Portfolio, making budget recommendations based on application needs.
  6. Knowledge Sharing and Project Methodology:

    • Build and enrich the IT knowledge database, mentoring fellow IT members.
    • Adhere to the defined Project Management methodology, offering comprehensive technical support across all IT areas.


Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in UNIX, including system administration, shell scripting, and file management.
  • Strong command over Oracle skills, SQLPlus, PLSQL, and familiarity with bar coding principles.
  • Experience with ODBC connections to Oracle Databases.

Education, Experience, and Additional Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required.
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience in IT, including hiring and performance management.
  • 7-10 years of demonstrated application development and support experience in manufacturing and business processes.
  • Knowledge of various operating systems and desktop technology preferred.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft technologies, networking protocols, and virtualization technologies.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Creative thinking abilities and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Adaptability to fast-changing environments and a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to lead a team effectively.
  • Proficiency in handling stressful situations and showcasing strong problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work in a biohazard environment and adhere to safety standards.
  • Availability for on-call rotation and domestic/international travel support (25%).


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