Dyno Nobel IT Operations Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah

IT Operations Manager

Location: US - UT - Salt Lake City

Job Code: 30004793

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Provide leadership, vision, planning, development, implementation, and support of IT Operations

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Sr. Director of IT Technology & Operations, you will be the leader of the planning, developing, implementing, and supporting of IT Operations. You will be part of a dynamic team who manages the optimized resourcing and funding that efficiently delivers IT Operations needs in alignment with IT Strategy. Other duties will include:

  • Ensure compliance with applicable health & safety performance standards, acts and regulations

  • Manage and direct the global IT Operations team under a “One Team” approach ensuring high levels of collaboration, responsiveness, and performance

  • Manage, mentor, motivate and develop a team of IT professionals, including completing and delivering performance evaluations and facilitating necessary training. Manage resource allocations & constraints.

  • Facilitate IT Transactional Excellence through continuous improvement and adoption of ITIL practices

  • Stay abreast of industry and technology trends that impact or support business partners

  • Effectively communicate technology change or risk and drive transparency with IT & business leadership

  • Design and architect Service Delivery strategy aligned to optimal business partner and customer experience

  • Lead IT Operational Services alignment to the strategic direction of the company across IPL’s multiple business units.

  • Develop and drive an improvement strategy roadmap for IT Service Management & Automation solutions

  • Identify technology opportunities (e.g. user experience uplift), develop and solicit capital proposals, and implement service and process improvements.

  • Comprehensively understand and sponsor project management activities involving IT Operations

  • Provide insight into the performance and adoption of IT Services, including supporting resource allocation information, by implementing and leveraging metrics, SLAs, KPIs, and dashboards.

  • Direct the preparation of source documents and technical manuals and enforce the use of established and documented IT processes, tools, and best practices (e.g. ITIL)

  • Manage and improve service provision from third-party IT vendors and service providers, resulting in customer satisfaction and reduced exposure to security risks.

  • Drive a customer service mindset measuring success using goals, metrics, and operational service levels for the company’s enterprise-wide user community

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor Degree in related field or equivalent experience. ITIL certification preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing and supporting global IT Operations, Service Delivery, & Infrastructure environments.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively increasing responsibility in an IT and IT Operations capacity

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading a global team of up to 8 direct reports and 15+ individuals either direct, matrixed, or contract/managed services.

  • Experience in providing support for ERP systems (e.g. SAP)

  • Working knowledge of ITIL practices and processes. Change management expertise essential.

  • Proven experience and success in driving Automation of IT Operations, IT Self Service, IT Service Delivery, and Infrastructure.

  • Ability to provide thought leadership and present solutions to senior level management

  • Ability to manage a global IT budget and to communicate IT costs and investments to an array of stakeholders

  • Understanding of outsourcing methodologies and operating models, and working with professional services firms

  • Expertise in managing complex contracts and outsourcing service agreement including design and tracking of Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.