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Division IT Manager

Company: Illinois Tool Works
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Des Plaines, IL or New Berlin, WI.

The IT Manager's role is to ensure the streamlined operation of the IT Department in alignment with the business objectives of the organization across multiple facilities. This individual will plan, coordinate, direct, and design IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department. The IT Manager will work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. This person will also define and implement IT policies, procedures, and best practices. The IT Manager must be a driven, self-starter with excellent leadership and project management skills.

Strategy & Planning

* Lead IT Department operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects, and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources.
* Use the ITW toolbox (80/20, USa, etc) to analyze the Division's workflows and identify simplification opportunities.
* Work with end-users to implement simplification solutions.

Acquisition & Deployment

* Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.
* Manage financial aspects of the IT Department, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
* Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
* Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.
* Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements.

Operational Management

* Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
* Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
* Work with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations.
* Keep current with the latest technologies.
* Practice asset management for IT hardware, software, and equipment.
* Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions.
* 10-15% Travel required

Cyber Security

* Develop and direct implementation of security standards and best practices by creating policy as it aligns to the ITW IT Security Policy & Standards
* Increase awareness to Cyber Security Threats to the network
* Monitor the Division's networks for security breaches and investigate violations when they occur.
* Help to design, implement, and maintain the organization's cyber-security plan.
* Direct the installation and use of security tools (e.g., firewalls, data encryption, endpoint protection, vulnerability management tools), to protect sensitive information.
* Be familiar with NIST cyber security framework

Keywords: Illinois Tool Works, Des Plaines , Division IT Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Des Plaines, Illinois

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