This role provides strategic leadership for IT solutions and applications. The Procurement and Maintenance IT Leader role plays a pivotal leadership and partnership role in developing, executing, and governing the overarching technology strategy for all AdvanSix Procurement and Maintenance function that spans across direct and in-direct procurement, stores, plant maintenance work-orders and inventory management. Combine strong business acumen with demonstrated contemporary technical knowledge and experience to develop winning solutions that drive business value realization.
The role partners with the Procurement and Maintenance organization to deliver appropriate solutions across key business and functional areas, providing exceptional user experiences and leveraging contemporary solutions wherever possible.
Develop, own, and execute Procurement and Maintenance IT strategy and roadmaps leading to automation of Procurement and Maintenance processes and meaningful employee experiences, enabling expectations of Procurement and Plant leadership
Develop strong partnership with Procurement and Maintenance functional leads to define and deliver IT solutions that meet business needs
Develop deep understanding of business processes specific to the Procurement and Maintenance function and define path to improve employee experience and process automation
Identify business problems that can be improved with technology and design solutions leveraging design thinking concepts
Develop solution concepts and business cases for new investments
Provide enterprise thought leadership on Procurement and Maintenance solutions and applications (when and where to leverage, approach, etc.) and relevant technology solutions
Identify, screen, and evaluate new solution opportunities to address unmet business needs
Leverage vendor partners to execute development and support work, as needed, and plan / schedule appropriate resources
Document process, application and solution standards
Develop lifecycle solution, service, and process roadmaps for Procurement and Maintenance applications
Deliver solutions that enable customers, suppliers and partners to interact with AdvanSix in contemporary ways (Cloud, Mobile, Software as services, Flexible/Agile)
Leverage internal and external benchmarking to identify leading industry practices to drive continuous improvement and cost-effective solutions for AdvanSix IT.
Plan and execute change management for Procurement and Maintenance function as well as employees as new solutions are delivered
Design and deliver projects including the development and communication of project plans, schedules, cost, and metrics
Provide overall coordination for projects from the identification of requirements through implementation
Act on potential risks and issues and provide proposals for solutions to senior management if escalation is required
Leverage appropriate user experience tools and concepts including but not limited to wireframes, prototypes, stakeholder mapping, touchpoint analysis, and / or journey mapping to deliver exceptional experiences on all products, systems, and services
Ensure projects and systems are run in compliance with IT standards and controls
Bachelor's degree and minimum 6 years IT or business experience or related technology and application field ? as a functional partner for Inventory Management, Procurement and Maintenance, and Stores including but not limited to SAP MM, SAP Plant Maintenance, and Catalog Management. Project Management Skills 4+ years' experience
Business IT and/or business leadership or application domain experience
Strategic Planning: Ability to define the problem/issue and objectives, create business solutions and roadmaps
Ability to understand customer needs, negotiate complex issues and total value offerings to customers, suppliers/partners
Demonstrated deep understanding of contemporary systems of engagement technologies and trends ? articulating business requirements towards Functional Specifications.
Ability to lead projects (complying with AdvanSix PPM guidelines) working closely with multiple workstreams and partners; driving aggressive results
Ability to think out-of-the-box solutions that will align with AdvanSix' s long term IT vision.
Exposure to technical development handling Customer portals.
Develops strong working relationships with internal customers and takes ownership for meeting/exceeding customer needs throughout IT lifecycle
Ability to manage conflict to successful resolution
Facilitation skills, to lead requirements gathering workshops, problem brainstorming sessions and/or other project related meeting/events
Strong problem-solving skills
Possesses strong analytical skills
Operational execution excellence and performance driven
Nimble, forward thinking to drive change that enables efficiency and growth
Communications skills, to present information to customers, stakeholders and/or team members both orally and written
Ability to manage on-shore, off-shore and/or 3rd party development/support teams.
Exposure to SAP S/4 HANA and Fiori.
Six Sigma and PMP and/or agile certifications a strong plus
To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.
Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, maintain, network, satcom, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist, system technician
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