Director of Information Systems & Operations

Do you have leadership experience and are looking to take your career to new heights? Adecco is currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Director of Information Systems & Operations for our client, an innovative leader of consumer electronics located in Niagara Falls, ON. If you strive in a strong, diverse team of innovative people, this is the right opportunity for you.

Advantages:

  • Annual professional development fund
  • RRSP program
  • Fitness incentives
  • Relocation expenses
  • Company discount and perks
  • Highlight of Duties and Responsibilities:

    Leadership (30%)

    People:

  • Empower the team towards achieving the corporate objectives, goals of the department, and their personal goals by sharing “the why” and the needs of the business
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth and optimization strategies with the team
  • Establish and communicate clear priorities and sense of direction. Adapt management style to achieve optimum results
  • Review incoming projects and task and delegate them to the appropriate team to complete
  • Train and develop a successful team by identifying any skills gaps within the team, recruiting new team members and providing cross training for all roles
  • Participate in the recruitment of high-performance staff
  • Resolve any escalated issues in a professional and timely manner
  • Develop individual performance goals, conduct monthly one on one feedback sessions and complete annual reviews to ensure alignment with corporate vision, mission and objectives
  • Process:

  • Negotiate pricing and services with existing and potential vendors
  • Develop and monitor annual budgets
  • Work with team to customize business processes and assist departments in increasing efficiency
  • Effectively manage department resources to reduce overall cost as a percent of company sales
  • Ensure quality throughout the department through implementation of QA procedures
  • Regularly review of departmental procedures for optimization of resources
  • Corporate Project Management (25%)

  • Develop and manage projects to achieve general efficiencies and corporate objectives
  • Oversee corporate projects from start to finish and complete a final review to ensure end results are in line with the needs of the business and key stakeholders
  • Ensure suitable communication/updates are being documented and provided to those involved both internally and externally
  • Maintain a realistic schedule of these projects and ensure updates on progress and status to stakeholders regularly
  • Information Systems – Development/Information Technology (25%)

  • Advise programmers on business process workflows and review custom applications and development to ensure compatibility with business operations
  • Work with team on development and customization initiatives of Ecommerce (Magento), CRM (Salesforce) and ERP (NetSuite) using various integration methods
  • Oversee the entire programming process including planning, design, review, and ongoing support
  • Oversee the network infrastructure including networking equipment, telephony, and servers
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of various network software such as email, chat, virtualization and office software
  • Logistics (10%)

  • Oversee domestic inventory distribution and identify areas for improvements to lower cost or increase customer satisfaction
  • Oversee procurement of product from overseas vendors. Assist in forecasting to ensure inventory is at optimum levels
  • Establish procedures that ensure customs compliance throughout the company
  • third party warehouses, logistics services and contract manufacturers are meeting KPI’s
  • Warehouse & Facilities (10%)

  • Oversee the order processing and fulfillment of daily orders to ensure customer needs are being met or exceeded
  • Ensure team KPIs for returns processing are being met or exceeded
  • Ensure a steady inbound and outbound flow of inventory throughout the warehouse
  • Ensure facilities are always clean, organized and stocked with supplies. Coordinate with third party vendors for repairs and maintenance and act on JHSC recommendations
  • Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience managing 3 or more supervisor level employees
  • 10+ years’ experience in a related field
  • Undergraduate in business or related field
  • Ability to manage 3+ departments concurrently
  • PMP, Six Sigma or CCBA designation an asset
  • ERP experience required, NetSuite and Magento experience an asset
  • Experience in an e-commerce environment preferred
  • If you believe you have what it takes, apply now. If you meet our requirements an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.




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