Sr. Application Developer - Manufacturing Execution Systems
Madison, WI 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Interested in working with one of the markets leading manufacturers? Greenheck Group is a leading growth-focused, environmentally conscious, commercial HVAC manufacturer. Join our team, which proudly designs and manufactures the most comprehensive line of ventilation products in the industry. Greenheck Group is a dynamic multi-branded international organization. Our equipment is used worldwide in commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities, ranging from comfort ventilation to manufacturing processes. Our efficient products improve comfort, safety, and health of lives across the planet. Since 1947, we are deeply committed to helping you "Build Your Future," through professional growth, challenging leadership roles, and exciting opportunities around the world.

General Summary:

The Sr. Application Developer - Manufacturing Execution Systemsis a key, senior-level team member, providing technical leadership, oversight, excellence, and innovation for all Greenheck Operational Systems and all forms and functions of Operational Technology, including Application Development.

The successful candidate will have the ability to think and plan at a strategic level and have the technical expertise and communication skills needed to set the technical strategy for Operational Technology throughout the organization. This will include analysis of complex issues, evaluation and selection of existing and new SAP or non-SAP technologies, and leadership of cross-functional teams to meet or exceed users' requirements.

This position is designed to assemble strategic insights within the Information Technology group. This position will also provide technical leadership in the analysis, design, development, documenting, testing, deployment, maintenance, and enhancement of current systems / applications / hardware to enable new innovative solutions within the operations environment.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Technical Excellence and Innovation

  • Acts as a consultant to provide input to evaluate and recommend appropriate new automation technologies/solutions for the organization
  • Remains knowledgeable of current technology and carries out research to identify new trends that can be used to achieve maximum results
  • Meets with developers, users, analysts, project leaders and management to discuss and plan guidelines and criteria for development of a system/application, project plan, and/or timelines related to Operational Technology
  • Interacts and exchanges ideas with project managers and other members of the team to arrive at the best designs and solutions
  • Ability to understand the root-cause of complex problems, research and propose possible solutions both in scope of Greenheck systems and other available technology
  • Ability to lead a group through the designing/building/testing of technology solutions
  • Ability to manage large or multiple projects. Research and recommend project management best practices to the organization. Ability to develop project budgets, resource plans, and involved in fiscal year project planning
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with all levels of Operations; gains in-depth knowledge of operations system needs and provides insight into the design and implementation of technology solutions
  • Monitors best practices and industry trends; participates in professional associations as well as informal peer networking
  • Owns the Application Development program across multiple platforms (best practices, processes, tools, etc.); Works closely with Delivery Managers to drive excellence
  • Provides mentorship to all Application Developers
  • Develops, maintains, and manages the Application Portfolio for Operational Technology
  • Manages the risk associated with the Application Portfolio and develops plans to mitigate
  • Carries out other technology-related duties that may be required

Team Support

  • Creates and updates application coding and documentation standards and makes recommendations for new methodologies. Trains others on standards
  • Works with the development team and managers to define and ensure adherence to development area processes and best practice standards
  • Provides mentorship and coaching to other development and technical staff
  • Provides input regarding development team performance and helps to identify member's strengths and weaknesses and assists in identifying tasks, training, and mentorship accordingly to help achieve maximum results and delivery

Job Qualifications:

  • Associate degree with a minimum of 10 years of related work experience or a four-year degree with a minimum of 8 years of related work experience
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with Operations business functions - Engineering and Manufacturing
  • 10+ years of experience in or supporting of operations systems is strongly preferred
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills; ability to translate technology impact into business terminology so business customers at all levels can understand
  • Strong knowledge of Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation concepts and technologies
  • Strong knowledge of Application Development and Automation Integration technologies
  • Solid understanding of best practices in business application design and development
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong ability to successfully deliver in a changing environment while handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust and strong cross-functional relationships across an organization to achieve common goals

Why join the Greenheck family?

Our benefit packages and salaries are among the best in our industry. Benefits may vary slightly by location, but usually include:

Health insurance

Prescription drug benefits

Dental insurance

Paid vacations and holidays

401(k) Retirement savings plan

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending accounts for medical or dependent care expenses

Tuition assistance

Employee Wellness Program

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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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