Wacker Chemical Corporation IT Manager Applications 50910324 in Adrian, Michigan

This position can be located in our Adrian, MI facility /Charleston, TN facility.The Manager - Applications will function as a business manager which includes understanding the corporate and departmental strategies, developing the Americas Region IT plans aligned with those strategies, helping business stakeholders understand how IT can support their business initiatives, strategic project planning, and implementation of business requirements into the WACKER SAP solution.Your Tasks• Work with the Director - Information Technology and other IT Managers to establish, review, and communicate Corporate IT plans in alignment with business needs• Collaborate with business divisions and department managers to identify emerging needs and business challenges; align to the Corporate SAP roadmap with current needs and future plans; develop and evaluate business cases for potential SAP solutions to business challenges• Continuously contribute to improvements in business processes by utilizing WACKER SAP and effective end user adoption of the WACKER SAP solution• Oversee day-to-day SAP support process and activities, including ticket organization, prioritization, communication, and resolution and coordinates related escalation processes• Drive continuous improvement of service delivery model and continuous improvement and measurement of customer satisfaction• Work with the corporate Enterprise and Factory Applications team to manage the change control and deployment process• Responsible for the management of Americas Region Applications Department staff including scheduling, overseeing work assignments, and follow up on completion• Provide career development and mentoring to members of the Americas Region Applications Department staff• Establish team and individual MBO target goals; performs annual employee performance reviews• Defines and manages the training plan for the Americas Region Applications Department staff• Manage the workload of the Americas Region Applications Department staff; design and execute resource plans and organizational staffing to maintain service commitments• Responsible for project management of SAP and Non-SAP Applications initiatives including confirming alignment with the WACKER Corporate and IT strategy; managing overall projects, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and reporting against project milestones activities• Maintain project communications with process owners, project sponsors, and other stakeholders• Develop and manage the annual Americas Region Applications Department expense and project budgetsYour Profile• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management, Business Information Systems, or equivalent• Minimum 5 years' experience in IT Applications development and support• Experience in using excellent communication in a multi-national, multi-location manufacturing environment• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and fulfill objectives with minimum direct supervision• Experience in managing, motivating and developing a team in a technical/functional, manufacturing, project development and support environment• Knowledge of a chemical manufacturing business for which the enterprise application architecture is being developed• Experience using interpersonal and leadership skills including influencing, collaborating, facilitating, and negotiating• Experience utilizing IT Governance and Operations methodologies• Extensive experience in project management planning and organizational skills• Experience developing of and the management of IT financial budgets• S