Director, IT Applications - ERP/P21

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois United States


We’re looking for a full-time ERP Director – just like you! You will be responsible for managing Prophet 21/ERP systems to support GCG inventory, supply chain, sales, warehouse management, distribution, and other critical business functions within our Automation business segment. You will manage future ERP conversions and work on high level technology projects as assigned. This will be done in close collaboration with the functional business leaders, the Information Technology team and third-party Implementation Specialists. This is a remote role based in our Chicago, IL headquarters.

About GCG:
This is a terrific time to join GCG. At GCG, We Make Connections Possible! We are a leading distributor of wire, cable, industrial automation, and connectivity solutions serving a wide variety of industries through a service-oriented, responsive, and values-focused. Our mission is to provide our customers with the right wire, cable, industrial automation, and connectivity solutions while adhering to our core values of integrity, ethics, and respect for our customers, associates, and supplier partners.

What You’ll Do:

  • Maintain, support, update, and enhance the Epicor Prophet 21 ERP system
  • Provide Prophet 21 end-user training as well as interact with IT to continuously evaluate & improve the ERP, eCommerce, and PIM/DAM platforms
  • Coordinate with the rest of the IT team including IT PM, BA and Developers and will be a critical contributor to ongoing system integrations and continuous improvements
  • Ensure that business requirements are properly addressed by utilizing the existing ERP (Epicor P21) functionality whenever possible
  • Provide subject matter expertise on Prophet 21
  • Provide functional and technical guidance for Prophet 21
  • Manage Prophet 21 Crystal Forms, Portals, Alerts, Tasks, Dynachange, Business Rules, EDI, EDA, and other reporting services
  • Provide escalated help desk technical support for Prophet 21 users across several branches

What You’ll Bring:
  • Experience with Epicor Prophet 21 (P21)
  • Technical degree in computer science, technology, business, or similar
  • 3+ years of IT Project Management experience
  • 3+ years of ERP implementation experience
  • Experience with full lifecycle ERP implementations, data migration tasks and other functional activities of ERP
  • Functional knowledge of ERP systems and MRP planning processes.
  • Ability to successfully convey technical details to a non-technical audience as well as foster credibility with more technical audiences
  • Organizational skills to include the ability to self-manage assignments and manage work on multiple projects simultaneously from start to finish
  • Experience integrating various IT platforms of acquired companies into a cohesive, unified system

What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Robust and affordable benefits options, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, and more
  • An employee-centric company that values and truly appreciates our most important asset: You!
Genuine Cable Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 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.

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