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Vice President of IT

Company: Priority Wire & Cable
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionPriority Wire & Cable the leading supplier of wire and cable in the U.S. and Canada is seeking a VP of IT to be based at our Little Rock, AR headquarters. A candidate should have proven past experience managing a multi-site (19--Warehouses and or Sales Offices) network infrastructure, ERP system, cyber-security and security systems as well as recent experience managing IT personnel. Additionally, the candidate must have experience analyzing IT infrastructure, system performance, budgeting and tracking operating costs, productivity levels, upgrade requirements and other metrics to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding our Customers (both internal and external) needs. Past experience managing these responsibilities in a Distribution environment a plus. The role will include some hands-on work as needs require. In summary, keep everything running and also help us identify opportunities for improvements in systems and processes such as automation and paperwork flow with a strategic mindset.
VP of IT Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure day-to-day system (PC Network, Warehouse systems, ERP, Website and Portal) stability
  • Leads team of IT staff
  • Designs and implements IT strategies and infrastructure
  • Grows the use of EDI with Customers
  • Identifies and eliminates security risks
  • Analyzes business requirements for IT needs and systems
  • Works to increase user satisfaction
  • Evaluates IT operations with regard to established goals
  • Communicates within IT team and across departments as needed
  • Assesses need for new equipment and software
  • Prepares progress and budget reports for management
  • Hires new members of IT staff
  • Builds and maintains relationships with outside vendors
  • Manages company help desk
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

    VP of IT Qualifications/Skills:

    • Sound understanding of computer systems, networks, security, telecommunications, databases and storage systems
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
    • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects
    • Solid working knowledge of all relevant coding languages and security protocols
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Team oriented

      Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

      • Bachelor's degree in information technology, information systems, computer science or related field (graduate degree a plus)
      • Minimum eight years' experience working in IT operations
      • Minimum three years' experience overseeing IT teams and projects
      • MS Certifications and continuing education a plus

        Physical Requirements:

        • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer

          Perks and Benefits at Priority Wire and Cable:

          • Competitive salary
          • Relocation package available
          • Medical Insurance with premiums paid at 100% for employee AND dependents
          • Dental Insurance 100% paid for Employee
          • Vision Insurance
          • HSA with Employer Contributions
          • Life Insurance
          • Short Term Disability
          • 401(k) Plan
          • Profit Sharing: Discretionary typical annual contribution of 15% of total eligible compensation
          • Paid Holidays AND PTO
          • Cancer, Critical Illness and Accident Policies available

            Priority Wire and Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, and veterans, persons with disabilities, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, origin, and genetic information.

            Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Priority Wire & Cable, Little Rock , Vice President of IT, Executive , Little Rock, Arkansas

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