Director Information Systems QAD in New Port Richey, FL at Welbilt

Date Posted: 9/22/2019

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Consider joining the Welbilt family! We are looking for people with an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for excellence and the inspiration to drive the future of the food industry!


We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.


As the Director of Information Systems QAD, you will have overall responsibility for the QAD ERP system globally for Welbilt.  All aspects including day to day operations, projects, people, and budget.  The position is also responsible for laying out the strategy, roadmap, and ensuring execution to the plan.  The position must also manage the relationship with QAD, QAD Hosting, and other external vendors.  In addition, will be responsible for managing individual projects.  Will also manage a QAD steering committee to ensure alignment with the key business stake holders. 



Reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer, this position is based in New Port Richey, Florida.


 Major Accountabilities:

  • Management of the QAD ERP and complementary products portfolio
  • Manage budgets and audit compliance

  • Lead global multi-level teams

  • Ensure alignment with business leadership

  • Ensure QAD projects are planned and executed


Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage, motivate and lead the QAD team of business analysts and developers
  • Manage the QAD projects roadmap ensuring version release stability and adoption of new features meeting Welbilt efficient drivers

  • Manage major QAD project initiatives, e.g. new implementations, upgrades and complementary product suites

  • Maintain QAD budgets

  • Ensure alignment with business leadership through steering committee

  • Support other IS and business projects

  • Ensure QAD portfolio and full team adherence with company policies, sox, change control, PMO.



Job Requirements



Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of professional experience required.
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time.

  • Experience of managing all aspects of a multinational QAD team and environment including applications, hosting, operations, suppliers, and licensing

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Able to manage major projects and coordinate activities with multiple individuals/teams

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects & tasks

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with IT personnel and Business users

  • Ability to work in a virtual team with remote resources

  • Ability to lay out strategy and architecture and align it with business leadership

  • Sound knowledge of MS products, Word, Excel, Sharepoint, Project Web App/MS Project, (Power BI, Teams)


Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 Pounds
  • Typical office environment

  • Ability to travel both domestic and international

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem™, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by two service brands: FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,800 employees and operating 17 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 3,500 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit www.welbilt.com.


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