IT Applications Manager in Wetherill Park at ITW

Date Posted: 1/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Welcome to ITW Proline

ITW is a global Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company that was founded on innovation
and expanded on the strength of its customer commitment. For over 100 years, i
t’s the highly talented people at ITW businesses all over the world who drive our success through new products and customer-driven solutions.

ITW Proline is a Division of ITW and Australia’s largest supplier of fasteners and hardware products into the retail market.  In joining the Retail Division, you will join the team supplying the some of the most recognised and respected retail hardware brands, including — Zenith, Ramset™, Buildex®, Paslode®, Pryda, CAMO™, Lane and Prestige.

The impact you could make

The IT Applications Manager is a customer focused role that is responsible for managing the IT applications across the division. The role will see you ensuring efficient operational support, maintenance and development of all IT applications.

Located at either our Sydney (Wetherill Park) or Melbourne (Dandenong) office and reporting to the Divisional Financial Controller, this position will offer you challenge, autonomy and flexibility. You will thrive in this role by bringing sound technical and consultative skills to an environment that prides itself on being highly results driven, whilst at the same time being supportive of our people within an authentic and family friendly culture. 

About you

As a successful candidate you will flourish in an environment that is aligned to our values and leadership framework. You will be team focussed, capable, efficient and able to successfully build and maintain relationships. Ideally, you will have a solid technical background coupled with a mindset that can think efficiently, act authentically, and ready for the next step in your career. Attributes that will be highly regarded include:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing multi-faceted business transformations and / or continuous improvement projects
  • A natural ability to identify opportunities for process simplification and efficiencies
  • Solid and authentic stakeholder, collaboration and relationship skills
  • Strong project and program management capability
  • Ability to understand evolving business needs and identify relevant IT requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in translating end user needs into product solutions
  • A level of management competency with potential and aspiration to grow in this space 
  • Proven capability in the ability to influence and drive outcomes, at all levels
  • Skilled in balancing and delivering long-term strategic project plans, with daily queries and urgent requirements
  • Strong learning agility
  • Experience with tier 2 ERP applications across all modules, Pronto is Preferred
  • A strong base of IT Applications experience including, SQL, ERP, Microsoft Office and Business Intelligence systems 

What it will mean for you

You will join a passionate division and a skilled and collaborative team. As an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating an inclusive and open-minded working environment, you will enjoy being part of our engaging and authentic culture. Alignment to our values of Integrity, Trust, Simplicity, Shared Risk & Respect will see you naturally excel. Along with a very competitive package and company benefits, some of our many additional offerings include:

  • Continued career development and ongoing career opportunities within a global company
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Workplace flexibility  

If you think you are someone who would flourish in a values driven environment, and would like to know more about this great opportunity, we would love to hear from you, and find out what you can bring to our team! 

Job Requirements

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Engage and build cooperative relationships, and take a leading role in business analysis to determine the right solution for delivering quality business outcomes
  • Identify business capability gaps, as well as improvement opportunities and, facilitate successful implementation 
  • Manage business applications and BI changes ensuring consistency and quality, in-line with the applications strategy, architecture and divisional priorities and policies
  • Manage and ensure data transfers are executed with absolute integrity
  • Effective assessment and identification of user needs, including the provision of quality service-oriented communication and setup and training for all users
  • Work with the business to drive effective prioritisation of current and pipeline work
  • Provision of after-hours support during critical incidents