Global Information Technology Director

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Illinois Tool Works

Hatfield, PA 19440
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
ITW's Test & Measurement business provides specialized test and measurement solutions with leading technology to a diverse set of customers operating in highly regulated, demanding environments. Strong brand positions, technological expertise, and market knowledge enable ITW to provide value-added testing and measuring equipment with service and aftermarket capabilities that customer's value.ITW's Electronics business provides manufacturing and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) solutions that serve the semiconductor, industrial, life sciences, and automotive industries among others. Strong brands deliver quality performance and products that improve customers' accuracy and speed to market., Brooks Instrument (), an industry leader in flow and pressure instrumentation for critical applications, is seeking candidates for a Global Information Technology (IT) Director. This position is based out of our headquarters facility in Hatfield, PA (Suburban Philadelphia). The company has manufacturing, sales and service offices located around the world. Our products are used in laboratory and process applications in end markets such as: life sciences, petrochemical, semiconductor, LED, alternative energy, and analytical instruments. Brooks is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works), a fortune 150 company. ITW is one of the world's leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. The company has Information Technology in 56 countries and employs approximately 51,000 employees. These talented employees, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to ITW's global leadership in innovation. The company is proud of its broad portfolio of nearly 10,000 active patents, and is focused on fully leveraging its highly differentiated business model to deliver solid growth with consistent best-in-class margins and return on capital. 1. Illinois Tool Works 2. All Jobs 3. United States 4. Hatfield, PA 5. Information Technology Global Information Technology Director in Hatfield, PA at ITW Test & Measurement and Equipment Date Posted: 10/26/2018 Apply Now Apply Now Not ready to Apply? Join Our Talent Network Why Join Our Talent Network? Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you. * Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests * Receive relevant communications and updates from our organization * Share job opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email Join our Talent Network today! Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions * {{ err }} Thanks for joining our Talent Network, {{vm.userName}} This service is currently unavailable. Please try again at a later time. * Required By joining our Talent Network you have not officially applied to a position. 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Strong brand positions, technological expertise, and market knowledge enable ITW to provide value-added testing and measuring equipment with service and aftermarket capabilities that customer's value.ITW's Electronics business provides manufacturing and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) solutions that serve the semiconductor, industrial, life sciences, and automotive industries among others. Strong brands deliver quality performance and products that improve customers' accuracy and speed to market. * Electronic Assembly Equipment (EAE) * Kester * Magnaflux * QSA Global * Buehler * Instron * Avery Weigh-Tronix * Brooks Instrument * Loma Systems * ITW Diagraph * North Star Imaging Job Description GLOBAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) DIRECTOR POSITION AND CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION Brooks Instrument (), an industry leader in flow and pressure instrumentation for critical applications, is seeking candidates for a Global Information Technology (IT) Director. This position is based out of our headquarters facility in Hatfield, PA (Suburban Philadelphia). The company has manufacturing, sales and service offices located around the world. Our products are used in laboratory and process applications in end markets such as: life sciences, petrochemical, semiconductor, LED, alternative energy, and analytical instruments. Brooks is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works), a fortune 150 company. ITW is one of the world's leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. The company has Information Technology in 56 countries and employs approximately 51,000 employees. These talented employees, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to ITW's global leadership in innovation. The company is proud of its broad portfolio of nearly 10,000 active patents, and is focused on fully leveraging its highly differentiated business model to deliver solid growth with consistent best-in-class margins and return on capital. Position Summary Reporting to the Global Finance Director, this role is responsible for management of all aspects of information technology at Brooks Instrument. The Global IT Director will provide leadership for the people and systems that support business processes, along with communication and networking tools. This position will ensure the proper evaluation, development, implementation, operation, and monitoring of company and corporate technology and information systems globally. This will include but is not limited to: hardware and software selection and purchases, project management of system implementations, and overseeing the general operations and security of Brooks information assets. This position will work interface with members of Brooks management to provide business justifications and drive system implementations. He / She will manage, direct, and implement the IT strategic plan and objectives needed to support the various business activities at Brooks Instrument. They will work via internal matrix management relationships with key business unit and support functions. The use of Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP) and Key Performance Metrics (KPM's) will be required to ensure consistent achievement of business targets. Most importantly, the Global Information Technology Director is responsible for building, coaching and developing a strong team that can help the company to achieve both short and long-term objectives of the organization. Essential Functions * Oversee global team of 15 experienced internal IT professionals along with external consultants * Oversee support of primary business systems and functional applications to include ensuring effective application, network, and equipment helpdesk support. * Provide leadership for developing short and long-range planning roadmap for all technology initiatives. * Translate long-range strategic objectives into executable near-term actions as they pertain to establishing project budgets, resource plans, milestones, tracking metrics, and success measures. * Own project leadership for cross-functional execution of global IT initiatives. * Partner with commercial / operations leaders to identify, articulate and deliver effective business solutions. * Manage company's IT capital investment requirements as part of broader goal to enhance standards, policies and practices related to the development and purchase of equipment, software, and related media. * Negotiate, evaluate, and manage IT-related consulting and software maintenance agreements * Responsible for compliance with parent company IT security requirements and software license agreements * Maintain knowledge of emerging technologies to evaluate new solutions and assess their relevance or potential value to the organization * Own IT disaster recovery plan in conjunction with the business continuity plan * Provide the management team with business justifications associated with strategic projects and programs which will drive efficiency by integrating technology as part of an overall continuous improvement program. * Hire, coach, mentor, and develop talent within Brooks in accordance with current department requirements and anticipated future needs. This includes being well-versed in industry standards in technology integration, computer skills curriculum, and understanding business issues and opportunities. * Collaborate with other Brooks, ITW segment and corporate leaders to enable robust career paths, and build a diverse, high performing organization. * Serve as a subject matter expert for Brooks Instrument information related to trends, research, applications, and effective dissemination of information via technology. Ideal Experience * Professional Experience - Minimum of 10 years of Information Technology leadership experience at the mid-to upper management level. * Education: Undergraduate degree in Information Technology or a related field of study from an accredited college is required. Advanced degree in business or Information Technology is strongly preferred. * Leadership - Proven experience building and developing high performing teams. Proficiency leading and motivating teams to achieve stated objectives..... click apply for full job details

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