Application Development Manager Dot Foods

Description

Location: Mt. Sterling, IL or St. Louis, MO

Department: Information Technology

Reports To: Director of Application Development

Your Role: You will manage a team of Developers and IT professionals that support the Warehouse Operations area of the business. You will have overall responsibility for software development and systems support, in addition to process improvement and long-term planning to optimize team and system performance.

Company Bio: Dot Foods

As a family-owned and operated company since 1960, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Flexible work environment, with telecommuting options
  • Significant advancement opportunities

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

Responsibilities

Your Role: You will manage a team of Developers and IT professionals that support the Warehouse Operations area of the business. You will have overall responsibility for software development and systems support, in addition to process improvement and long-term planning to optimize team and system performance.

  • People Development - recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and coaching employees for success
  • Collaborate with product management to measure, communicate, and manage the capacity of the team for new development and support (“Keep the Lights On”) work. This includes ensuring the resource capacity for technical skills meets the demand
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders from the business and product management to produce technology product roadmaps that support the business area’s long-term goals and objectives to deliver value
  • Use extensive knowledge of department processes to proactively introduce and drive business to investigate and adopt new technology to produce positive company results
  • Collaborate across IT to identify, resolve and prevent business critical impact from IT interruptions
  • Manage IT services expense budget and technology spend for the areas of the business supported
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Apply lean tools and thinking to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position

Role Specifics:

  • Travel – Occasional overnight travel. Ability to independently travel as needed, without restriction, by all modes of transportation, including car, plane or train for customer/vendor calls, training, or meetings
  • Schedule – On call rotation to support a 24 x 7 operation; evening hours and weekend work as needed

Qualifications / Requirements

We Need You To Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent Dot experience
  • Minimum 5 years of proven leadership experience with people management
  • Effective interpersonal skills in working with all departments and senior leadership
  • Innovative & creative thinking with a focus on process improvement

We’d Like You to Have:

  • Experience supporting warehouse operations business area
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Proven experience with prioritizing effectively
  • Experience with strategic, long-term planning

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Application deadline: July 17, 2022