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Manager, IT SAP Applications

Company: STERIS Canada Corporation
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.Position Summary The Manager, IT Applications is responsible for high-quality technology solutions that address business needs by supporting applications within mature technology and leading-edge technology environments. Manages and mentors a team of Analysts. Utilizes mature (3rd or 4th Generation) and leading-edge technology (i.e., SAP, BW [Business Warehouse]) programming methodologies and languages. Streamlines and adheres to configuration standards, procedures and techniques and contributes to any supporting documentation. Manages, designs and implements large-size technology solutions for applications, interfaces and data conversions. Develops the logical and physical model and design documents. Participates and recommends approaches to develop standards for multiple application platforms. Manages the Software Change Requests and manages its priority, development and release. Remains aware of new technologies and programming languages. Manages the development, maintenance and support of the respective applications Duties Team Management 25%:

  • Manage varying levels of IT Analysts & 3rd party developers
  • Manage to build and developing a best-in-class organization, managing seamless cross-divisional relationships and driving the implementation of business applications.
  • Develop and support employee training and education that align with IT strategy.
  • Recruitment, selection, performance management, retention, and development of IT professionals to meet the business needs now and in the future.
  • Works with IT and Business Process Owners (BPO) to understand IT and Business Strategy and their implication to the platform / technology / application under responsibility.
  • Streamlines and adheres to configuration standards, procedures and techniques
  • Prioritizes, manages and participates in projects, development and implementation of enhancements and/or changes.
  • Partners with internal and external services vendors to ensure superior service delivery.
  • Partners with the IT and BPO to define Service Level Agreement's (SLAs) and negotiate appropriate support commitments for existing products.
  • Oversees unit and system testing for a platform / technology / application.
  • Makes recommendations for IT technology strategy and budget planning as relates to assigned applications.
  • Assures application systems and systems architecture remain in compliance with corporate and departmental standards and regulations Duties - cont'd Business Partnership and IT thought leadership 25%:
    • Develop and maintain a strong business relationship with all levels of various Sales and Service personnel and all levels of IT support team
    • Works closely with the business units and functional area managers to address technology questions, issues and needs.
    • Acts as organizational advocate, thought-leader and consultant on business application issues and initiatives.
    • Improves existing processes by collaborating with clients, colleagues, and other internal functional teams.
    • Advise on feasibility of potential future projects. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
    • Ensure alignment of projects with Business and IT Strategy
    • Participate and contribute to LEAN activities, for example SQDC boards, Kaizen events. #LI-PC1 Education DegreeRequired Experience
      • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with 8 plus years of progressive application technology experience including 3+ years of experience managing teams in systems analysis and/or programming functions.
      • Demonstrated proficiency in SAP Modules (SD, FICO, MM)
      • Experience leading multiple application technology implementations and ability to manage and execute projects and budget.
      • Ability to design technology solutions and technical and application implementation in more than one of the following areas: SAP Solutions, MES, WMS, Data Warehouse
      • Experience managing varying levels of IT business system and technical personnel, including managers, front line team members and contract professionals. Preferred ExperienceSkills
        • Certification in development tools, SDLC, and/or project management preferred.
        • Strong understanding of all phases of the application development lifecycle and project management disciplines.
        • Ability to manage a team of people and provide regular coaching sessions, reviews and develop plans to improve skill sets.
        • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills.
        • Strong analytical skills and technical skills.
        • Manages large and complex projects and a proven record of meeting project deadlines.
        • Ability to work with minimal supervision
        • Ability to adapt to frequently changing priorities.
        • Ability to work in a highly competitive environment.
        • Ability to negotiate with vendors in the best interest of STERIS. STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics. We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law. We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by - 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location's HR Office during normal business hours.
          Nearest Major Market: Chicago
          Job Segment: SAP, BPO, Project Manager, Developer, Testing, Technology, Operations

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