Manager, Information Technology (Open to Hybrid/Remote Work in MN)

Taylor Corp Remote
manager information technology remote team management technical lead leadership stakeholders client services sales meeting project management
October 21, 2022
Taylor Corp
North Mankato, MN, MN

Your Leadership.

Our Power.

Unlimited Potential.

Taylor Corporation has big plans for the future and we need talented leaders to get us there. We power the world's leading brands ― and our employees' careers ― by unlocking potential everywhere we see it. If you love to lead, are open to new ideas and inspire the best in others, we should talk. We're passionate about our work, we believe there is always a better way, and we're looking for professionals like you.

Want to be part of something powerful? It's time to look at Taylor.

Your Opportunity: Precision Press, a division of Taylor Corporation, is looking for a Manager, IT to join their team!

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead a professional services team of business analysts and application programmers in development of applications for a high-volume print environment including hiring, developing, and managing a team of IT professionals

  • Communicate clearly and effectively with Leadership, Client Services, Sales and Operations teams for the purpose of meeting client expectations and deadlines

  • Drive innovation and change in processes and technologies to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the organization

  • Plan, balance, and coordinate the resources to ensure the team sets and meets customer expectations/SLAs, project budgets, and project schedules

  • Manage support activities for the legacy applications and serve as a primary escalation point for the team, account management, and company management regarding applications support related issues

  • Develop and track metrics that address quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the team

  • Build and maintain solid internal and external relationships, consulting as necessary with Sales and Client Services teams regarding new and existing Client projects; build trust by demonstrating technical competency, knowledge of the customer's needs and the industry, a sense of urgency, and a successful track record of meeting client expectations

  • Manage and communicate job prioritization working with various stakeholders and IT team - acts as a gate keeper

  • Working with various stakeholders and the IT team, manage and communicate job prioritization: act as a gate keeper

  • Manage all internal and external staff to maximize productivity and efficiency in carrying out IT projects

  • Manage project personnel responsible for implementation of the project tasks [holds and chairs regular meetings, prioritization of work, motivate staff, manage conflicts and crises]

  • Assist in development of efficient workflows and processes

  • Mentor, lead, train employees in technical complexities of assigned work

  • Responsible to confer with technical contacts regarding how to resolve system issues

You Must Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Project Management, or relevant work experience

  • 5+ years IT management and/or technical project management experience; experience should include leading projects from start to end and managing client changes daily

  • 5+ year's software applications development, data processing, or page composition experience

  • Experience with integrating third party tools, API development and cloud middleware platforms

  • Hands-on expertise in writing code and/or technical lead

  • Experience required in project task prioritization, resource scheduling and delivering work in established timeframe

  • Experience with multi-tasking, multi-processing in a fast-paced IT environment

  • Experience in negotiating and communicating deadlines with internal/external stakeholders

  • Detail oriented and able to effectively manage multiple priorities in a busy production environment

  • Possesses and applies a moderately broad knowledge of business principles, practices, and procedures

  • Can read and understand complex standard requirements, artifacts requirements, matrices, and process maps

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of resource capacity planning & forecasting

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability

  • Great attention to detail and time-management skills

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of best practices in software design and programming principles

About Taylor Corporation

One of the top five graphics communications companies in North America, Taylor's family of companies provide a diverse set of products, services and technologies addressing the toughest communication challenges. For 45 years, Taylor has been a premier provider of powerful and innovative products, services and expertise for individuals, businesses and distributors large and small. Our 10,000+ employees spanning more than 25 states and nine countries work diligently to create the interactive, printing and marketing solutions that have helped build some of the world's more recognizable brands. Everything we do begins with identifying the unique priorities and needs of our customers and creating one-of-a-kind solutions. We offer a full range of benefits to power our employees' potential including: health, dental, vision and life insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay, and more.

Taylor Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Taylor Corporation including all partners and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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