HBM Holdings

Director of Information Technology

US-MO-St. Louis
ID
2017-1722
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

The IT Director will be skilled in business relationship management, application management, manufacturing processes, and back office automation. They will serve as a trusted advisor to business partners (Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Operations, and Commercial) to deliver IT services that meet their business priorities. They will own the application portfolio and oversee all resources for selecting, implementing and maintaining applications.

 

This position will report to the Vice President of IT for HBM Holdings (Mississippi Lime’s parent organization) and will work closely with the HBM IT operations team and 3rd parties to maintain, improve, and monitor performance of core infrastructure to enable applications and business outcomes.

 

About HBM Holdings

HBM Holdings is an investment and management company that acquires, supports and operates middlemarket businesses in industrial products and services. The core of HBM’s strategy is to grow a diversified portfolio using a long-term buy and build approach. We provide our portfolio companies with professional management expertise, financial resources and high potential human capital to accelerate their growth.

 

About Mississippi Lime Company

Mississippi Lime is a world-class producer of calcium products including quicklime, hydrated lime, calcium carbonate and precipitated calcium carbonate. For over 100 years, Mississippi Lime has been producing products from one of the richest limestone reserves in the world and today supplies product throughout North America and the world from over twelve plants and terminals.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Collaborate with business leaders and serve as technical lead for the planning, design, and execution of projects to enable the achievement of business objectives through the effective use of technology
    Provides guidance and direction to team members on system issues, new systems development, software evaluations, business process design, and enhancement of existing systems
  • Oversee budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, and solution roadmaps based on forecasted company needs and objectives
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand their business capabilities, capture and help prioritize their demand, and lead cross-functional project teams that will design, deliver and support IT services
  • Lead the recruiting, training, coaching and development of team members & management of 3rd party vendors
  • Implement best practices and act as a strategic advisor to drive innovation and continuous improvement
  • Manage and monitor business application installation and support of both packaged applications and in-house developed solutions
  • Regularly measure customer satisfaction levels and identify & implement steps to improve satisfaction levels

Qualifications

  • Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or another related field
  • 12-15 years’ experience developing, implementing, or supporting business critical solutions with 7+ years in management role
  • Demonstrated success at leading solutions that solve business problems; ability to influence the opinions and approach of business and IT team members
  • Proven history of developing a high performing team: building trust, delivering feedback/coaching, setting expectations and holding other accountable
    Knowledge of system design, development, implementation, and user support principles and practices
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with various on premise business applications and cloud services
  • Experience managing application databases, cloud services, and application integrations
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Excellent leadership, customer services, and project delivery skills
  • Outstanding analytical, technical, and problem-solving abilities

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