Regional Information Technology Manager at Nestle Globe in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Regional Information Technology Manager

Job Description
Just 65 miles from Center City Philadelphia, Allentown - or Lehigh Valley - is in close proximity to many of the major Northeastern U.S. cities, which makes it an ideal location for manufacturing and distributing consumer goods. We utilize thermal processing and high-speed canning to produce varieties of our Friskies®, Mighty Dog® and Alpo® brands - brands we have carefully produced, packaged and shipped since 1955. Allentown balances the identity of a busy industrial city, as well as a beautiful rural environment that Nestlé Purina is truly proud to call home.

As a Regional Information Technology Manager, you are responsible for the overall management of Information Technology and associated hardware at multiple factories (2-3) within a region; emphasis placed on coordinating multiple IT Teams maintaining technologies that support the business strategies of the manufacturing/distribution environment. You will also maintain an active role in the overall factory management process as an integral part of factory executive committees. Key responsibilities will include the ability to coordinate and collaborate with all levels of the organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Align and supervise activities of Information Technology personnel across assigned region. Proactively ensure appropriate skill levels are maintained within the region in accordance with factory business strategies.
  • Provide strategic leadership, tactical planning and daily operational oversight to ensure optimum uptime of critical operational technologies. Collaborate/consult with both internal and external departments in regard to technology, focus and alignment.
  • Accountable for the coordination of Information Technology projects for assigned region
  • Develop and maintain relationships with factory's leadership in assigned region
  • Implement long-term Information Technology Planning/Strategy with a strong emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Administer factory, NPPC and Nestle' Information Technology security policies and procedures in accordance with Nestle Purina PetCare standards.
  • Draft and administer plant Information Technology Budget, Capital Program, and maintain Factory Technology Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Coordinate factory data management and reporting development efforts.
  • Mentor and develop IS Management Trainees and technical staff for growth and promotional opportunities.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide input to division-wide applications design and implementation.
  • Maintain good working knowledge of various plant areas as they relate to Information Systems.
  • Keep abreast of new technology in the industry.
  • 20-40% travel to supported locations.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Technology, Business Administration or related degree.

Experience (Years/Type):
3+ years of experience in a manufacturing, management, or information technology role.

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

Job: Regional Information Technology Manager

Primary Location: Allentown, PA US

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Career Area: Professional

Nestle Purina PetCare Company

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