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IT Project Manager

Sterling, Illinois, 61081, United States
December 01, 2016

Industry: Manufacturing

Global manufacturer has an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Project Manager. The first project would be to head up their new ERP system implementation. The IT Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that customer needs are satisfied through managing and coordinating specific informational technology and business deliverables.

Manages and/or directs project team, contract staff and third party vendors. Responsible for planning, designing, developing, acquiring, documenting, testing, implementing, integrating, maintaining and modifying IT/business systems for the organization.

Key Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Managing complex IT/business projects consisting of cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of product from concept to post implementation.

Monitors the project from initiation through production, interfacing with the sponsor, stakeholders, and customers regarding initial delivery. Utilizes visual management system to monitor progress of projects.

Manages the development stage of the system life cycle, may include, planning, designing, developing, acquiring, documenting, testing, implementing, integrating, maintaining and modifying IT/business systems.

Translates information, process and workflow findings and requirements into detailed specifications for new or enhanced systems.

Analyze information requirements throughout the enterprise. Document information requirements and all related processes in both current and desired future state.

Coordinate and facilitate work groups involved in the analysis, selection and implementation phases.

The ideal person for this position has the following minimal requirements:

Bachelor's degree in IT or Business/Engineering with strong IT coursework

The ability to help translate business needs to effective, simple IT solutions while working with a variety of business processes and leaders and ability to partner with Middle and Senior Managers to achieve business goals is required. Preferred Licenses / Certifications PMI or PMP certifications or formal course work desired.

Proven ability to manage multiple projects of $500,000 budget or more.

Demonstrated experience managing ERP system implementation, Microsoft Dynamics AX preferred.

Vendor management

Demonstrated strong knowledge of software development life cycle

Demonstrated excellent organizational skills, effective communication and presentation skills.

Exhibits the values of respect for people, integrity, creativity, and continuous improvement.


5+ years relevant experience

Experience in manufacturing environment (preferably a Lean environment), project management and leadership skills.