Information Technology Manager

Kaspar Companies - Shiner, TX

Full-time

Opportunities

  • Do you want to be part of a team that will help grow the company through the use of technological resources
  • Do you want to join a family-centric culture that has been a Texas business legend since 1898?

If so, Kaspar Companies is looking to fill a Information Technology Manager position in Shiner, Texas.

Primary Function:

Responsible for overseeing all technological aspects of the company and works with management to help grow the company through the use of technological resources

Position Responsibilities(including but not limited to):

· Establish the company’s technical vision and leads all aspects of the company’s technological development

· Directs the company’s strategic direction, development and the future growth of its ongoing operations

· Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads, such as sales and marketing, production and operations as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness

· Conducts research and case studies on leading edge technologies and presents to management the determinations on the probability of implementation

· Serves as lead in software system training and use

·Escalates support incidents to IT as required

· Follows through to obtain status updates

· Facilitates issue resolution by being a liaison between employees and IT

· Communicates status of support incidents timely to users and internal parties as needed

· Keep up-to-date on the latest technology around integrated products

· Continues to increase individual skills which aid in the support of company products

· Participates in the creation of problem report documentation

· Helps test major releases, service packs, and hot fixes as part of quality assurance

· Acts as a good steward of the Company’s resources and ensures control of the IT departmental budgets

· Travel up to 25+% required

· All other duties assigned by management

Skills:

· Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken formats

· Excellent math, computer hardware and software skills

· Ability to work closely with all employees

· Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff

· Ability to think and act strategically and proactively

· Strong writing and presentation skills

· Ability to maintain a clean and neat work environment

Qualifications:

· Associates degree in related field

· At least 10 years’ experience in the Information Technology arena

· At least 5 years management experience and 3 years strategic experience in this field, or MBA/MS in related filed with 5 years’ experience of which must be managerial and strategic.

· Various software systems experience is required

· Must possess 5 year driving record with clear history for the past three years

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • technology: 10 years (Preferred)
  • management: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)