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Business Solutions Architect - Operations

Company: Illinois Tool Works
Location: Appleton
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description Comprised of a market-leading portfolio of best-in-class brands, the businesses of ITW Welding work together to provide premium performance delivered through a breadth of solutions encompassing welding, cutting, consumables, and accessories. ITW Welding North America represents Miller Electric Welding Equipment, Safety & Accessories, Hobart Filler Metals, and Bernard / Tregaskiss MIG Guns. Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, "The Power of Blue--," is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment. The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world's largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people. Job Description BASIC DESCRIPTION: The Solutions Architect within ITW Welding is an innovative strategy leader with a strong understanding operations and supply chain management; with the ability to apply that knowledge to implement solutions to accommodate business requirements in a manufacturing environment. We are looking for a motivated team member with excellent leadership and the ability to build strong relationships. A qualified candidate can effectively translate organizational needs into strategic opportunities, while understanding the effect on a growing global organization. Responsibilities will include deep assessments into business challenges, evaluating new technologies, and defining functional standards. This individual will manage the planning and implementation of projects ensuring policies and procedures are consistent with company goals, best practices, software compliance, and regulatory requirements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Understanding of discrete manufacturing, quality control management, and supply chain management business system processes * Industry best practice awareness of technology concepts and architecture patterns * Work with vendors and service providers as a liaison for the technical team to select the services and products that meet company requirements * Establish and maintain an effective system of communications throughout the organization * Determine project schedules and effectively manage the allocation of resources to achieve project objectives * Ability to translate technical language into non-technical understanding * Work closely with our user community and IT professionals to build consensus and standards that are scalable, adaptable, and flexible to meet the needs of a changing business landscape * Comply with audit requirements and execute change management best practices * Drive to keep current with evolving technology and apply it to future strategic objectives * Ability to deliver solutions with industry leading security and efficiencies that aligns with the Enterprise Agenda Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelor's degree in Business, IT technical, or a related field * 3+ years' relevant sales and distribution system experience * 10+ years of experience working in a large, multi-regional, corporate environment * Experience with ERP systems, with preference for the Microsoft D365 platform * Experience implementing cloud solutions is a plus * Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities with strong customer support orientation * Proven record of meeting commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity * Exhibits strong organizational and time management skills with a sense of drive and urgency * Exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, and communication abilities Additional Information ITW Welding is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Illinois Tool Works, Appleton , Business Solutions Architect - Operations, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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