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IT Manager – ERP Applications

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Date Posted: September 15, 2020

Job Location: Quesnel

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Website: www.westfraser.com

Address: 1250 Brownmiller Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 6P5

Job Description

West Fraser is a growing, diversified wood products company with
locations in western Canada and the southern United States. North
America’s largest lumber producer, West Fraser has been recognized
as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times. Our IT team
continues to grow, with multiple locations, we are larger than many
startups! We are implementing new technology. As the successful
candidate, you should be a self-motivated achiever who gains
satisfaction from providing excellent application support services
and thrives in a team-based environment. Our Information Technology
group in Quesnel, BC has an opportunity for an:

IT MANAGER – ERP
APPLICATIONS

We are looking for an IT Manager to work with our ERP
Applications Support teams. You will work closely with the business
to determine their priorities and work with your team to ensure the
initiatives are met as expected.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and participates in the planning, development and
    implementation of programming activities, applications systems and
    requirements standards for assigned areas, through best practices
    and the appropriate staffing and management of the technical
    team
  • Develops short and long-term applications systems plans that
    are consistent with the needs and priorities of the business
  • Has responsibility to navigate complex IT organizational
    structures & the relationships within, negotiate between
    competing objectives & priorities and help resolve conflicts,
    while maintaining the integrity of those partnerships
  • Ensures members of the team / unit receive training
  • Has responsibility for application health assessments and
    developing plan to improve inadequate measures
  • Recommends system modifications to reduce user problems and/or
    automate recurring support activities
  • Assist in the assessment of vendor solutions and
    recommendations for use. Experienced with system integrations
  • May assist with the configuration, design and implementation of
    operational and system enhancements to ensure production
    capabilities and system performance are both effective and
    efficient

Position Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary degree, diploma or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience leading IT teams
  • Experience with Oracle EBS and/or JD Edwards an asset
  • Requires advanced technical and business knowledge in
    application development practices
  • Ability to orchestrate and coordinate work of others
  • Ability to set goals for deadlines in ways that comply with
    company’s plans and vision
  • Ability to be a hands-on Supervisor, performing work of the
    team when necessary to meet commitments
  • Excellent management skills with the ability to perform in a
    challenging, but collaborative, work environment, with individuals
    from across the organization with diverse interests and
    concerns
  • Advanced levels of analytical, problem-solving,
    critical-thinking & communication skills
  • Working knowledge of multi-tier environment, enterprise
    middleware and web applications: client-side, server-side, and
    relational database
  • Understanding of Software Architecture, Design Patterns, and
    Middleware
  • Ability to communicate, develop and leverage business
    relationships across the organization and externally
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated and take initiative
  • Project management experience a preference

West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are
interested in a full time, long-term career in a modern mill
environment. We offer an excellent compensation package including a
competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension
plan. Safety is one of West Fraser’s core values and our employees
can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career
development opportunities.

Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features
all major conveniences, including its own airport.  Quesnel
offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational
facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited
recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take
long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply today in
confidence, by submitting your resume and cover letter at www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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