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ERP + Business Systems Lead

West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Closing date
9 September 2021
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Job Description:

At Saab in West Lafayette, Indiana, you will have the opportunity to join a team that will manufacture the rear section of the T-7A Red Hawk military trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force. When at full capacity by 2027, Saab will employ over 300 employees in the West Lafayette facility in management, administration, and manufacturing. The new flagship facility will utilize advanced manufacturing techniques and leverage research and development to support Saab’s broad product portfolio.

In the U.S., Saab also offers job opportunities in Florida, Virginia, Washington D.C. and our headquarters in Syracuse, New York as well as remote work opportunities. Saab provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Saab in West Lafayette, IN is seeking an ERP + Business Systems Lead to have overall responsibility for the IFS ERP and related business systems including leading production support, directing internal and external support staff, prioritizing projects and measuring performance, budgetary responsibility, and coordinating solutions for business requirements/improvement activities.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee support operations and provide timely and efficient delivery of services to business

  • Lead business systems staff and recommend staffing changes to maintain operational goals.

  • Prioritize and deliver initiatives related to the business systems.

  • Develop, monitor and maintain annual business systems budget.

  • Plan and manage smaller projects / proofs-of-concepts.

  • Proactively identify and implement service improvements in operational deliveries

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT, Business Management or related discipline is required.

  • 8+ years of related experience, with at least 6 of those years working with ERP’s in a Manufacturing environment, preferably IFS, Solumina MES, 3D Experience, Microsoft BizTalk

  • Prior experience leading/supervising teams in a related discipline.

  • Project management experience.

  • Ability to provide leadership and mentor junior team members.

  • Ability to interface with business users and effectively translate needs into technology solutions.

  • High levels of accountability, demonstrated initiative and innovation.

  • Ability to work effectively in an international project team environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a drug screen and background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.