We are seeking an energetic and effective leader to join our talented Information Technology (IT) Specialty Company & Strategic Alliance team. You would have the opportunity to work with some of the most advanced technology systems and processes that support a variety of companies and applications for fresh protein (meat, fish and seafood), produce (fruit and vegetable), and restaurant equipment manufacturing companies. These businesses closely align with the Gordon Food Service supply chain and distribution business. In addition to leading a team, you will also be able to apply your technical proficiency and business process understanding to support our business transformation initiative enabling a centralized Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system powered by SAP S/4HANA. Responsibilities will include managing the day to day activities of the team while also helping to develop strategies and long-term vision to enhance the ERP applications for all Gordon Food Service Specialty Companies and Strategic Alliances. This is a great opportunity to bring your experience and technical knowledge to bear while assisting with both near and long term technical solutions enabling successful business outcomes. Essential Functions: * Develops, manages, and coordinates incident, problem, and change management activities within the IT Specialty Company & Strategic Alliance team product portfolio. * Manages operations capabilities, overall tactical workload, recruitment, training, and mentoring for the day-to-day activities. * Works closely with the business leadership to determine key priorities and resolve resource constraints. * Ensures creation and maintenance of technical documents including incident response plan, standard operating procedures, reports, and executive metrics. * Collaborates with the Enterprise Architecture and other information technology teams and professionals. * Researches the current trends of information systems and technology. * Facilitates the identification and selection of software. * Establishes and owns the technical roadmap and analyzes tradeoffs between usability, cost, and performance needs. * Delivers projects while adhering to project management disciplines, development methodologies, and architectural standards. * Understands and embraces an agile methodology (Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe). * Ensures that systems meet service level agreements and internal controls. * Ensures that the portfolio of systems within their domain remain technically viable. Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or related field is required. * Eight years previous information systems experience with two years previous supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. * Familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning applications. * Previous industry experience in wholesale distribution and/or manufacturing. * In depth understanding of manufacturing business processes and sub-processes, and overall strong business acumen * materials requirement and production planning * manufacturing execution: batch and serial lotting, line replenishment, controls and reporting, etc. * production & plant related data: bill of materials, work centers, production routing, etc. * quality management * manage inventory, storage and movement * pick, pack and ship orders Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process. Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. : If you require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to and use the words \\"Accommodation Request\\" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free. Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.
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