Ops Engineering Services Program Manager

at Koch Industries, Inc in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Koch Engineered Solutions (KES) is currently looking for an Operations, Engineering, and Services Program Manager to work with our Information Technology (IT) Team at our Wichita, KS headquarters. The IT team is a vital component in KES' strategy to improve business performance through the application of technology and profitably transform our business. Working as an integrated group with the Engineering, Operations, Commercial and Financial teams that design and maintain facilities and manufacture key components for various industries across the world. Our team functions as a startup entity within our enterprise to develop innovative solutions and build a market for their solutions through transforming KES work processes.
As a member of the Information Technology team, you will need to thrive in a fast pace and innovative environment. You will collaborate to develop solutions and prove their value through experimentation and scalable deployment in our business. Leading in a collaborative environment, displaying creativity, and focusing on attaining positive business results will be necessary skills. Like an employee of a startup, you will need to be resourceful and capable of partnering with key stakeholder's, building relationships, and interacting with market solution providers that can accelerate progress of our business objectives. What You Will Do In Your Role

Leading and developing a team of Business Systems Analysts, who are working in projects focused in the Operations, Engineering, and Construction Services capabilities.
Providing leadership by working closely with business functional areas to understand business outcomes, business processes, review current systems, and identify profitable opportunities for our businesses.
Working as a team member with KES business resources and application development resources to implement business transformation projects.
Accountability for the management of the team's backlog of projects, including backlog grooming. prioritization, and retrospective analysis.
Coach, mentor, and manage resources across disciplines and projects, ensuring projects are delivered in a timely and cost-effective method
Evaluating partners for specific projects and helping to connect KES with those resources
Driving resources to discover transformational projects through functional analysis and guiding implementations within the business.
Organizing and tracking the progress of projects and application changes by applying project management techniques. Identifying issues that will delay on-time solution delivery and assist in resolving them.
Communicating to invested Business, IT teams and management, the status, and problems with work assignments. Aiding team members to overcome obstacles with the appropriate risk-based philosophy
Staying current on technologies and best practices, ensuring that we are leveraging the best knowledge to achieve success
Responsible for providing input, creating, and maintaining both application and system roadmaps
Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

The Experience You Will Bring

A proven track record of delivering projects multi $MM projects in a timely fashion
Leading transformational projects in program or portfolio leadership roles
Experience and competency in leading via collaboration and influence, ability to balance a strong strategic point of view with the ability to listen, adapt, and bring others along
The ability to adapt quickly to new problems, situations, businesses, initiatives, and technology
Strong collaboration and communication skills and ability to work within cross functional teams
Strong economic thinking skills
Self-motivation and the persistence to create value through work process transformation
A positive attitude and the innovative thinking skills to turn the impossible into capability


Proven professional experience in a technology focused role (including but not limited to IT Roles such as: Lead Analyst, Application Systems Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Software Developer)
Experience taking projects from idea to implementation managing all aspects of solution delivery including requirements gathering, scope... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 12232478

Posted On: Sep 23, 2022

Updated On: Sep 23, 2022