• Senior IT Director

    Job Locations US-IA-Norway
    Req No.
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    **When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.




    Frontier Co-op seeks an agent for change looking to make your mark at our growing company. You’re a dynamic IT leader that works collaboratively with key stakeholders across the company to create a strategic vision for technology that supports all facets of our business. You identify and implement next-generation technology in ERP, IT infrastructure and applications. You relish the challenge of refining and/or redefining processes and procedures. You grow and mentor a team that produces and manages leading-edge systems and software in all areas from ERP to e-commerce.




    • Oversees information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, and database system strategy based on forecasted company needs and objectives.
    • Re-engineers the company’s business processes and information technology infrastructures to achieve more productive, efficient and valuable use of information.
    • Ensures security measures are optimal for personal data, client information, and other electronic material that has the potential of threatening our business integrity and responsibility to customers and employees.
    • Manages e-commerce, including web applications, EDI, and related processes.
    • Effectively works with company managers on internal and external operations that are impacted by the capture, storage, processing and dissemination of information.
    • Explores new technologies and trends in the industry for future planning and potential implementation.
    • Establishes and maintains relationships within the industry to keep apprised of information management and information technology matters.
    • Recommends new applications and project manages enterprise initiatives.
    • Ensures ongoing positive NPV investments made in information technology infrastructure.
    • Provides enabling technologies to increase revenue and profitability and to make business with company easier for customers and suppliers.
    • Other duties may be assigned.



    Directly supervises the Director of IT and other personnel as determined by the department organization.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Takes responsibility for safety within department and actively assesses hazards in their department and finds solutions to those hazards.

    Reinforces a safety culture: leads by example, reminds employees to work safely, praises good heavior and safe practices, encourages suggestions, communicates consequences for unsafe acts, holds employees accountable, disciplines employees when warranted. 



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Experience in strategic planning and execution. Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management. Knowledge of information technology computer systems and software and the ability to manage the entire spectrum of information technology operations. Experience with implementation of information technology integrations in a large division/company.

    Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.

    Master's degree (M.A.) or equivalent in information technology, business administration, management or related field; and 7 to 10 years related experience in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. In-depth working knowledge of business processes and project management.



    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret such items as highly detailed professional, scientific, and technical journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from both inside and outside the company. Ability to write speeches, articles or memos using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to such groups as top management, boards of directors, or the general public.



    Ability to comprehend the most complex financial principles. Ability to use a computer to create highly customized spreadsheets and charts, run reports, and interpret data. Ability to analyze balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and the most detailed types of financial documents, and apply that information to make long-term, strategic decisions.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and view a computer monitor or video display. 




    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.



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