Teknor Apex

  • IT Business Systems Manager

    Job Locations US-RI-Pawtucket
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  • Overview

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    Celebrating over 90 years…


    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.


    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


    The primary focus of this IT Business System Manager is to build and maintain a positive relationship between IT and their supported business area (Finance). This is achieved through effective leadership, interpreting and balancing priorities, and collaboration with peers. A Business System Manager also handles other responsibilities including but not limited to a simultaneous management of multiple projects throughout all stages of the software development life-cycle.

    • Business Systems Managers have four primary responsibilities:
    1. Administrative Management of respective IT Applications Support Group.
    2. Lead Strategic Applications Consultant for assigned functions.
    3. Chief Systems Designer and Project Manager for all company-wide responsible application projects.
    4. Collaborate with other Business Systems Managers and IT Directors to design, develop, and support company’s overall applications architecture.
    • Business Systems Managers are responsible for respective application group’s budget
    • Supervise and develop Career Plans of 1 direct report
    • Develop and maintain IT Strategic plan for responsible areas
    • Senior IT Manger of respective Functional System Steering Committee. Schedule, plan, and facilitate monthly Systems Steering Committee meetings

    Qualifications & Competencies

    • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Computer Science, Mathematics, Accounting or other Business Concentration. Master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
    • Managerial experience required
    • 10+ years software development life cycle experience
    • 5+ years of experience implementing enterprise resource planning systems within the Finance discipline; experience with Infor M3 a plus
    • In depth knowledge of Accounting, Monthly Close cycle sequence, budgeting and associated workflows, with exposure to international financial environments
    • Knowledge of Finance / Business Management reporting, Cognos a plus
    • Exposure to tax reporting and related software, including but not limited to US use tax, GST and VAT preferred

    Travel: 20%


    Our best performers possess the following core competencies:

    Problem Solving * Information Management* Product Knowledge * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Critical Judgment * Continous Learning * Business Perspective * Adaptability * Client Focus * Decision Making * Interactive Communication * Planning and Organizing * Relationship Building * Teamwork  


    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match 
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition 


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