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Director, Information Technology

Company: Teasdale Latin Foods
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Teasdale Latin Foods, our tag line is Simply Especial.
How does simplicity translate to excellence? By putting just the right amount of care into each and every product, and just the right number of ingredients, too. Because quality shouldn't be complicated. It's simply the taste of Teasdale.
When it comes to our people, our approach is the same---our people are "Simply Especial":

  • We are teamwork, respect, integrity, and accountability.
  • We are proud of our heritage.
  • We are multi-cultural and multi-generational.
  • We are obsessed with quality.
  • We are leaders.
  • We are Latin food.
    We believe in finding the right people for the right roles, helping them to build careers. That's where you come in.DIRECTOR, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CARROLLTON, TXSUMMARY:
    The Director of Information Technology is responsible for the overall organizational structure, business systems strategy/roadmap, project delivery and ongoing user support for IT functions company wide. This role will provide the vision and leadership to leverage the company's ERP & BI platforms enabling both current and future company needs, aligning to both the annual operating and strategic growth plan(s) respectively.

    • Design and implement IT strategy and related technology roadmap that delivers the company's strategic growth plan
    • Demonstrate a strong understanding of current business processes; identifying opportunities for improvement through leveraging technology or streamlining processes
    • Supports staff by leading complex business requirement sessions and recommending options for technical solutions that enable business needs
    • Ensures the reliability and security of existing network and applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standard operating procedures that include internal controls and segregation of duties.
    • Manages IT department personnel including prioritization of work, training/development, hiring and performance management.
    • Builds and maintains strategic vendor relationships including metrics for accountability with third party partners including outsourced network operations and support teams.
    • Oversees network and hardware planning to ensure optimal performance and security
    • Participates in all hardware and software evaluations and maintains vendor agreements.
    • Designs, implements and delivers test plans to maintain appropriate security by role across all systems
    • Recommends and plans information technology to support and meet company objectives based on business knowledge, research and evaluation.
    • Directs implementation and execution of new/upgraded information systems via well-defined plans including procedures, deadlines, and accountability.
    • Evaluates and implements IT procedures and equipment for maximum effectiveness and cost containment.
    • Ensures users/customers are provided professional, courteous, and timely support and service.
    • Stays abreast of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness, security and compliance.
    • Develops and maintains company Disaster Recovery Plan.
    • Develop and maintain information security programs to protect enterprise communications, systems and assets.
    • Develops/selects and conducts user training on an as-needed basis.
    • Develops annual budget for approval and manages spend within budget.


      • Primary: Technical Expertise, Enterprise Mindset, Analytical Skills
      • Secondary: Process Management, Organizational Awareness, Conceptual Skills
      • Leadership: Delivers Results, Grows Talent, Personal Impact
        • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or related experience.
        • Minimum of 10 years of experience within information technology.
        • Experience in the most current technologies and products used in the industry.
        • Experience leading & managing ERP systems for a multi-site manufacturing environment.

          • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
          • Laser focus on execution (end to end) applying relentless rigor
          • Problem solving and decision-making capabilities; strong analytical skills
          • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
          • Experience working with and leading cross-functional teams to build consensus
          • Solid understanding of ERP data flow and SQL data structure modeling
          • Solid understanding of GAAP & concepts
            WHAT WE'D LIKE TO SEE:

            • Experience with Deacom ERP system a plus
              WHY TEASDALE:
              • Day One - Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits
              • Unlimited PTO
              • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Matching Contributions at 60 Days
              • Career Growth Opportunities and Professional Development
                Are you passionate about being the right kind of leader, the point person of a fast-paced diverse workforce, and a steward of great tradition? We want people who are up for a challenge. Come join us at Teasdale Latin Foods!

Keywords: Teasdale Latin Foods, Carrollton , Director, Information Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Carrollton, Texas

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