Beaver Visitec International

  • Senior Global Applications Manager

    Job Location US-MA-Waltham
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality


    Beaver-Visitec International is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures.  Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.  We have that “start-up” feel but have several well-established and recognized brands in our portfolio.  We are continuously striving to improve our existing products while creating new, innovative products as technologies and market needs change.


    We are currently seeking a Senior Global Applications Manager to join the Information Technology team.  As a valued employee of Beaver-Visitec, you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more.



    Manages support and development initiatives of all globally deployed business systems for BVI, including IFS, EDI, and other systems as may be deployed by BVI. Identify areas/potential projects where process redesign/improvement can significantly impact efficiency, quality, profitability, competitive position and customer experience; work closely with Business Partners to ensure that process improvement projects support the strategic priorities of the organization; teach process improvement classes and coach process improvement practitioners across the company. Seeks out and champions new business and technology initiatives with company stakeholders. Configures and maintains the IFS application suite and serves as project manager for future deployment of IFS modules. Manages 3rd party development resources needed to meet IT project timeliness. Coordinates and manages EDI software, improvement initiatives, and projects for the addition of new partners and transaction sets as business requires.

    Provides clear leadership and support of IFS, EDI, and other globally deployed systems consistent with the objectives of fulfilling BVI’s’s vision, mission, policies and procedures.   Direct efforts toward high-value results. Set goals and objectives. Ensure that 3rd party development organizations comply with BVI standards and procedures. Project Management – Prioritize projects, direct resources, manage projects on a day-to-day basis . Arrange training as needed for users. Ensure that projects are on-time, on budget and meet the agreed to requirements of our IT customers. Work closely with Business and IT staff in BVI Regional and Global IT organizations. Coordinate Plant and Business activities, implement Regional and Global initiatives for globally deployed Business Systems. Ensure that BVI Waltham globally deployed Systems are in compliance with BVI corporate directives, FDA regulations, and ISO standards. Responsible for creating and managing project budget. Will create capital requests as needed. Ensure that the Oracle database is supported and meets SLA commitments.


    Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent field. 15+ years IT Experience; 10+ years working in a manufacturing environment. 10+ years of IFS or another Microsoft based ERP application suite; 10+ years managing small to large IT deployment initiatives; 5+ years implementing MRP and Master Scheduling; Minimum of 2 IFS ERP implementations providing both technical and project management support; 1+ years exposure to Oracle Database Administration.              


    Preferred: Master's degree with 3 years Crystal report develop; 1-2 years of Business warehouse exposure; (Cognos, BW, etc.); 1-2 years support of EDI environment work with 3rd party vendors. 


    Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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