Business Applications Manager Information Systems
Newton, Kansas - Full Time

Bunting is seeking an experienced Application Manager to oversee and manage our ERP, CRM, websites, and related applications. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in computer science, extensive experience in application management, cloud technologies, and data integration. This role requires excellent organizational and communication skills to ensure seamless operation and integration of our business applications.

 

Up to a $5,000 signing bonus (guidelines apply)

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

ERP and CRM Management

  • Oversee the implementation, maintenance, and optimization of ERP and CRM systems.
  • Ensure systems are running efficiently and securely, with minimal downtime.
  • Coordinate with IT teams to manage system upgrades and troubleshoot issues.

Website Management

  • Oversee the development, maintenance, and performance of company websites.
  • Ensure websites are integrated with ERP and CRM systems for seamless data flow.
  • Monitor website performance and implement improvements as needed.

Application Integration

  • Develop and manage integration strategies for ERP, CRM, and other business applications.
  • Ensure data consistency and integrity across all integrated systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement and maintain integrations.

Product requirements gathering

  • Manage customization requirements related to ERP, CRM, and web hosting services.
  • Negotiate terms with vendors and ensure compliance with contract terms.
  • Monitor contract performance and manage renewals and amendments.
  • Team Collaboration and Training
  • Work closely with various departments to understand their application needs and provide solutions.
  • Train employees on the effective use of ERP, CRM, and other business applications.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to team members and end-users.
  • Performance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Monitor system performance and generate regular reports for senior management.
  • Analyze system usage and provide insights for improvements.
  • Ensure all systems comply with industry standards and regulations.

Security and Compliance

  • Implement and maintain security protocols to protect data and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments.

 

Skills and Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Experience: 10 to 15 years of experience in managing ERP, CRM, and web applications.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in ERP, CRM, application integration, database management and SQL.
  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies and services.
  • Strong background in application integration and data management.
  • Familiarity with ERP and CRM systems.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications in relevant technologies and methodologies.
  • Experience with specific ERP and CRM platforms (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Salesforce).
  • Knowledge of web development and content management systems.
  • Experience in contract negotiation and vendor management.

As the industry-leading manufacturer of magnetic technology products, Bunting has developed precision magnetic products for the worldwide printing, automotive, plastics, food, electronics, pharmaceutical and recycling industries for more than 50 years. Our family-owned group of companies manufactures products which serve global markets and include a broad range of magnetic materials and components, magnetic separation systems, material handling equipment, metal detection equipment, magnetic cylinders, bonded magnets, and assemblies.