S&L Cold Storage is the first and only facility of its kind with state-of-the-art automation on the east coast. The Technology Manager will have the unique opportunity to join a diverse group of leaders in running the day-to-day operations of a 235,000 sq. ft. facility, while also developing the long-term strategy of the business. S&L offers learning and development opportunities for career growth. In addition, there are opportunities to have fun and focus on your wellbeing with the help of the Fun Squad and Be Well Darling program.
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Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Technology Manager will be responsible for the oversight of equipment maintenance and service (hardware and software) in a warehouse environment.
This person will coordinate information systems and ensure facility equipment is functioning at an optimal level. The Technology Manager is a key business partner to the warehouse general management team.
- Lead, facilitate, and participate in company and team level strategy initiatives.
- Monitor daily operations, including hardware, software, and operating systems.
- Coordinate technology installations, upgrades, and maintenance.
- Identify opportunities and risks, recommend, develop, implement, and support industry-leading digital and technology solutions.
- Test, troubleshoot, and modify information systems so that they operate effectively.
- Manage, with the involvement and support of key stakeholders, the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for equipment inspection, operation, set-up, and maintenance.
- Primary owner of operating relationships with tech partners and vendors.
- Serve as a working project manager for projects and programs.
- Provide technical training on production line equipment as needed.
- Remain up to date with advances in technology, equipment, and industry best practices.
- Build an inclusive and psychologically safe team environment, in which team members feel supported and heard.
- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Process Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- 5 - 7+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
- System engineering skills to decompose technical solutions into effective cost models.
- Experience with Allen Bradley and/or Siemens.
- Willingness to develop, mentor and manage staff in a deadline driven environment.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.