Exide Technologies

  • Domain Solution Director - Supply Chain

    Job Locations US-GA-Milton
    Requisition ID
    2018-1732
    Category
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The primary responsibility of the Domain Solution Director for Information Technology within the Supply Chain functional business area at all levels. 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    He/She builds and drives relationships at a senior level within the business and the IT department. The Domain Solution Director is actively involved in the direct delivery of projects or application maintenance, they also involved with the planning and performance review of current and future application capabilities, including system performance and capacity, routine enhancement and maintenance, and potential projects of all sizes.

     

    From the perspective of the business unit, a Domain Solution Director is an advocate and the business domain’s frontline representative to the IS organization. The Domain Solution Director represents the business' plans and priorities to the IS organization and is a source of innovative ideas and approaches.

     

    From the perspective of the IS organization, the Domain Solution Director is the IS organization's chief advocate, marketer and communicator. The person guides domains in effectively investing in IS and also lobbies the same business units for adequate funding to accomplish the domain’s application strategy. The Domain Solution Director keeps the business leaders’ and the IT organization informed of each other's plans, issues, changes and important milestones.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, IT, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • 15 or more years in IS/IT and business/industry.
    • Experience in business/industry (beyond IS/IT), and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders
    • Business and application domain knowledge,
    • Strong working understanding of the energy storage industry, major business processes, key performance indicators and performance trends for their assigned business areas.
    • Solid understanding of the current and planned technical architecture, platforms and solutions that support the business, and a broad understanding of the broader technology environment.
    • Domain Solution Director needs an awareness of technology trends and developments that are evolving outside the enterprise.
    • Fluent in the language of both sides (business and IS) and have a thorough working knowledge of governance policies and practices.

    Specific Technical Skills

    • Excellent in communication, collaboration, negotiation and problem-solving. The diversity and criticality of communication skills are paramount to success.
    • Ability to summarize a technology issue, explain its relevance and outline a course of action for business executives.
    • Ability to effectively converse about the in-depth details.
    • Ability to understand of financial budgeting, forecasting and analysis.
    • Ability to construct, review and analyse business cases for proposed initiatives and projects
    • Ability to adapt to a wide array of stakeholders, create bonds of trust and confidence with them and deliver an appropriate answer accordingly to the situation

    Personal Qualifications

     

    • Strong leadership skills
    • Politically Savvy 
    • Strong facilitation and influencing skills
    • Ability to successfully partner with demanding internal stakeholders
    • Thinking in “implementable solutions”
    • Proactive “can-do” attitude
    • Results oriented with a dynamic profile and the ability to motivate, develop, change and teach.
    • Global mindset and cultural understanding

     

     

     

    EEO Statement

    Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    About Exide

    Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

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