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Director, Information Technology in Naperville, IL at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

Our client, a leader in the electronic device industry and a company seeing strong YoY growth, has retained us to recruit a Director of Information Technology to position the company for continued growth. While the products and service they offer have allowed them to grow and scale at such a rapid rate, IT and their enterprise applications are critical for continued success.

The Director of Information Technology will be responsible for this growing organization’s business system environment. The right candidate for this role will be a business partner with the CFO and will be expected to anticipate and recommend key opportunities where IT can be utilized as a competitive advantage for the business. The Director of IT will develop and execute a strategic plan for the  business systems that align with the roadmap/strategy of the overall business



Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (or related field); Master’s Degree is highly preferred
  • 10+ years of IT management experience with 5+ years experience working within a global product development/engineering company
  • Extensive background overseeing and managing ERPs within a manufacturing company
  • Strong business and financial acumen with a track record of “doing more with less” – must have a keen ability to increase performance while keeping overall costs low
  • Experience evaluating and completing due diligence on potential acquisitions is highly desirable
  • Six Sigma and LEAN manufacturing experience is highly desirable


Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of our client’s enterprise business systems.
  • Develop and execute IT systems strategy while also constantly reviewing and evaluating new technologies that could better position the business to accomplish its growth goals
  • Ensure a reliable, secure and efficient business system and communications environment
  • Lead all IT due diligence activities for acquisitions; lead investigation of potential acquisitions /post-acquisition integration execution and delivery
  • Provide thought leadership and guidance for Sarbanes Oxley compliance standards
  • Develop and maintain a high performing IT team


Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (or related field); Master’s Degree is highly preferred
  • 10+ years of IT management experience with 5+ years experience working within a global product development/engineering company
  • Extensive background overseeing and managing ERPs within a manufacturing company
  • Strong business and financial acumen with a track record of “doing more with less” – must have a keen ability to increase performance while keeping overall costs low
  • Experience evaluating and completing due diligence on potential acquisitions is highly desirable
  • Six Sigma and LEAN manufacturing experience is highly desirable


Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of our client’s enterprise business systems.
  • Develop and execute IT systems strategy while also constantly reviewing and evaluating new technologies that could better position the business to accomplish its growth goals
  • Ensure a reliable, secure and efficient business system and communications environment
  • Lead all IT due diligence activities for acquisitions; lead investigation of potential acquisitions /post-acquisition integration execution and delivery
  • Provide thought leadership and guidance for Sarbanes Oxley compliance standards
  • Develop and maintain a high performing IT team


Date Posted: May 17, 2018

Valid until June 17, 2018

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