The IT Project Manager will act as an information resource, project manager, and communicator between IT and our internal business departments in the US and Canada to understand the strategic business needs and plans for growth. This role will assess, recommend, and implement IT projects in order to enhance the quality of IT products and services in partnership and consultation with our International IT Department. This will include analyzing the design of technical systems and business models translating business needs to IT solutions, and vice versa, with current programs, projects and initiatives in mind. This person will also serve as the SAP system “subject matter expert” in North America. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented and highly innovative with experience in both information technology and business administration.
IT Project Manager
Manage and maintain ERP system
Manage and maintain SAP system; act as “subject matter expert” to optimize, troubleshoot, and maintain SAP system requirements with inputs from internal business departments in partnership and consultation with International IT.
Manage internal Data-warehouse; act as in-house SME for all aspects of SAP Business Intelligence.
Develop internal business process workflows. Train users on proper BPMN workflow design techniques.
Facilitate and deliver as an information source, project manager, and communicator between IT and our internal business departments in the US and Canada to understand the strategic business needs and plans for growth
Create and manage project plans; define and manage project schedules and resources
Assess, recommend, and implement projects – including managing and coordinating multiple projects at a time and coordinate local change management efforts to implement projects (awareness, communication, training)
Work closely with EDI Analysts and Department heads to receive feedback, assess, analyze and implement solutions
On SAP related projects, maintain and serve as first point of contact/subject matter expert and liaise with International IT colleagues
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Fulfill Storck Company Values: Belonging, Passion, Growth
Other duties as assigned
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent Project Management skills
ERP Systems experience and knowledge
Business Process Workflow experience, BPM Notation experience preferred
Education and Experience:
Five (5) or more years in project management experience in IT
Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field preferred, but not required
PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification preferred
SAP experience preferred
SQL experience preferred
EDI knowledge is a plus
Experience (business knowledge) in CPG, Warehousing or Transportation environments and industries is a plus
Excellent communication skills and strong analytical and organization skills; including effective interpersonal skills, with an ability to interact across a range of personality types, and ability to influence without authority
Able to multitask in fast-paced, collaborative environment
Normal working conditions for an office environment based in Chicago, IL
Travel 15-20%, including International Travel