Sr. IT Innovation Engineer

Molex - Lisle, IL (30+ days ago)3.9

Position Overview:
Molex is seeking an expert knowledge partner to the business for innovation and emerging technologies. Facilitate innovation across Molex and all of Koch by bringing internal and external resources together with innovation as the ultimate goal. Perform agile experiments to prove or disprove hypothesis. This role is open to remote work.

Essential Functions:
Act as a knowledge source and partner for IT Innovation and emerging technologies.
Facilitate IT Innovation across Molex and all of Koch.
Advocate on behalf of the business to foster innovation within IT.
Independently engage and collaborate with leaders at all levels of the organization to build trusting relationships and promote IT Innovation.
Maintain an intermediate to near expert level of knowledge on all emerging technologies in IT and general technology areas.
Work with customers to develop DMF for each experiment. Track and report results.
Work with other IT groups to facilitate innovation through experimentation and/or consultation.
Negotiate and coordinate work with external partners to enable completion of experiments.
Understand, support and comply with current Molex policies and practices related business programs. Including but not limited to government regulations, International Standards Organization (ISO) and Environmental, and/or Health and Safety (EH&S), Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management (TQM), and Management Systems.
Perform other related duties as assigned by management. Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science or equivalent industry experience in IT
10 years’ experience in IT field

Skills and Abilities:
Wide breadth of IT knowledge (e.g. Architect, Developer, Business Analyst)
Ability to assimilate new knowledge very quickly and without supervision
Incessant curiosity that results in high volume idea generation
Strong distaste for the status quo. Not afraid to be disruptive.
Strong economic thinking skills (ability to identify value based innovative ideas)
Strong Principled Entrepreneurship and Customer Focus
High level of enthusiasm for technology
Ability to visualize the future state “a visionary “and highly motivated by it.
Ability to quickly route around obstacles
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of organization.
Highly collaborative

About Molex…
Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle and medical.