GE Appliances, a Haier company Digital Technology (IT) Site Lead in Louisville, Kentucky
USA, Louisville, KY
USA, Jeffersonville, IN
Job Posting Title
Digital Technology (IT) Site Lead
The Digital Technology (Information Technology) Site Lead is responsible for setting and executing the overall site Digital Technology (DT) strategy, including oversight and coordination of all DT activities, while working in close cooperation with centralized DT and site management. This position is accountable for planning, directing work, leveraging team and individual strengths, responsible use of resources, addressing complaints and solving problems to ensure high quality results.
What you will Do
Manage a portfolio of site-specific DT projects that support overall Factory or Site Master Plans and larger Digital Technology hoshin projects.
Provide overall leadership of the DT function within the facility, including development of the DT site roadmap and execution strategy; this includes implementation of new applications as well as driving overall adoption of DT systems.
Coordinate DT related activities and needs within the location while working with peers, site leadership and others at the site to develop DT goals, strategies, plans and budgets that support the site while ensuring overall enterprise goals, strategies, standards, policies, and plans are met and maintained
Partner with site users, teams and DT application owners to 1) generate ideas that will increase application productivity & value-add functionality, 2) ensure DT capabilities and skillsets are utilized for the benefit of the site, and 3) to ensure projects are properly prioritized and manage the locations expectations
Work closely with the DT Managed Services providers to ensure the support of all site-specific information management systems, network, and desktop environments
Drive escalation and resolution of all site-specific or site-impacting incidents and issues
Facilitate regular service level analysis to promote and foster continual service improvement
What you need to Succeed
Bachelor's Degree in Information Management, MIS, Computer Science, or Engineering or a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience
Demonstrated ability to partner with business leadership to problem solve and influence outcomes
Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
Proven organizational, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work hours outside of routine schedule as necessary and travel occasionally
Ability to perform in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Experience developing and managing DT (IT) resources, budgets and ROI analysis
Experience working closely with business process owners on continuous process improvement and the application of technology toward this end
Experience managing groups that support DT (IT) infrastructure including telecommunications, networking, VoIP, security, Active Directory, Exchange Server and Windows Server environments
Ability to uphold Safety standards, participates in Continuous Process Improvement on the job, and follows our Manufacturing best practices
Experience working within a Manufacturing or Warehousing environment
Understanding of Lean Principles and the Continuous Improvement Process
Experience with one or more major ERP applications suites, preferably Oracle EBS
Experience with one or more major MES applications suites, preferably GE Proficy
Warehouse Management System Experience or Manhattan Scale Experience
Experience working within DT environments that leverage Managed Services Providers
Desire to be on the operations floor, working alongside site operations teams, acting as a true member of the site-specific Manufacturing or Warehouse operations team
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