Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

AJM Packaging Corporation is a leading manufacturer of branded and private label paper products including plates, bowls, cups, and bags. As we continue to grow and expand our operations, we are looking for a Director Information Technology Systems for our Corporate Office in Bloomfield Hills, MI.

Benefits: 

At AJM, our comprehensive benefits package truly sets us apart.  This position is eligible for company paid medical insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield), dental insurance, vision insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching plan, tuition reimbursement and employee referral programs.  Plus, AJM provides company paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays.

This position will help lead the IT team including the development, operation and maintenance of all information systems and functions, inclusive of voice and data communications management.


Responsibilities
  • Manage and oversee all daily operations (e.g. systems analysis, technical support, programming, database management, telecommunications, training and computer technologies) relating to hardware and software systems.
  • Manage the development, implementation, installation, and operation of information and functional systems for the organization and ensure that the systems have sufficient capacity to meet the organizational needs and can grow and change to meet future requirements. Responsible for all configuration changes and application modifications and enhancements.
  • Consult with management to: analyze and determine computer and information system needs; determine scope and priorities of projects, and recommend hardware and software purchases, budgeting, and staffing needs.
  • Serve as technical leader and advisor to analyze and recommend application software to meet the tactical and strategic objectives of the company.  Responsible for evaluating, selecting, and implementing proper technological solutions to business issues.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor management information systems policies and controls to ensure data accuracy, security, and legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure high level of customer service for all departments and employees.  Provide training and instruction to staff and perform any troubleshooting, installation or maintenance projects in as a timely manner as possible.   
  • Supervise staff to include, but not limited to: designating work assignments; providing instruction; reviewing completed work; training staff/new hires; participating in the interview and selection process; and conducting performance appraisals.
  • Implement and monitor policies and procedures for security and disaster recovery; administer user access privileges and ensure adherence to security policies; implement and ensure all applications incorporate disaster recovery procedures; develop and monitor security education and awareness programs throughout the organization.
  • Review reports of computer and peripheral equipment production, malfunction, and maintenance to determine costs and impact, and address problems.

Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in Management Information Systems, MBA preferred
  • Ten or more years of related business experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Office 365 Cloud Administration experience including Sharepoint and Azure
  • Data analytics experience with Crystal Reports, Power BI or Tableau
  • Naturally passionate about proactively engaging with internal customers to understand their needs and provide IT solutions to support
  • Great problem Solver with the ability to collaboratively engage with team members to create innovative solutions
  • Able to manage conflicting prioritie...

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

The story of AJM Packaging began in Detroit in 1918. Abram, Jack, and Morris’ family owned a neighborhood grocery store beneath their small apartment. The whole family pitched in to keep the store afloat, even the young boys who stocked the shelves, unloaded the trucks, and took out the garbage. The family remained in the food industry and remained committed to working together, driving trucks and distributing produce and beer. In 1957, Abram, Jack, and Morris founded AJM Packaging Corporation. Headquartered in a red brick building on Dix Avenue in Detroit, where we still manufacture goods today, they purchased their first bag and plate machines and began converting paper into paper products. In 1993, Abram’s son Robert (Bob) took over the family business as president. Bob continued to grow the business, expanding AJM’s geographic footprint and national presence. Today, AJM is still a family-owned and family-run business with over 3,000 employees. Over the last 60+ years, we have grown into a leading manufacturer of high quality branded and private label paper products, including paper plates, bowls, cups, and bags. We are proud to create manufacturing jobs here in the USA by operating our original Detroit manufacturing site, as well as an additional seven strategically located plants across the USA. All of AJM Packaging’s paper products are manufactured, printed, and packaged in the USA – when you buy AJM, you help us keep manufacturing jobs in our local communities. We remain committed to providing the reliable service and quality that has been important to AJM since the day Abram, Jack, and Morris started the business. We continue to reinvest in our company and our employees and strive to put the needs of our customers first, today, tomorrow and always.

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