Director of Information Services - Neepawa or Steinbach

Posted on: July 21, 2023

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 Why join our team?

Are you passionate about food and driven to be part of a global leader in food processing? HyLife is dedicated to being the best food company in the world and is excited to offer you an incredible career opportunity. We're currently seeking a motivated individual to join our team in either Neepawa or Steinbach, MB, where you'll work in both locations and provide a unique and dynamic work experience. With a processing plant in Neepawa and our headquarters in Steinbach, you'll share your time between the two locations with the potential for a semi-remote role, offering you the flexibility to work from both on-site and off-site locations and be part of a team that's committed to creating limitless opportunities for passionate individuals like you. Join us and discover just how far your career can take you with HyLife!

Quick Facts:

• Culturally diverse – employ people from all over the world.
• Fully integrated facility –Feed Mills, Barns, Transportation, and Production Plant
• 2500+ employees worldwide
• We Care about our employees, communities, customers, animals, and our environment.

What we can offer you:

• Competitive Wage
• Vacation in the first year
• Benefits package – dental coverage, vision care, extended health care, & more!
• Secure, stable, and permanent full-time employment
• Employee Referral program – Minimum of $500!
• Free parking
• Company events
• And more!!!!

As part of your role, you will:

• Lead the establishment, planning, and delivery of IT infrastructure, services, and processes including those for architecture, security, and disaster recovery that align with HyLife business objectives across all global locations.
• Lead the establishment, planning, and delivery of enterprise application services including managing integrations and data flows, master data management, business analysis, and oversight of development roadmap.
• Oversee overall technology risk management ownership including Cybersecurity.
• Delivery of telecommunications infrastructure and development plans for HyLife globally
• Be responsible for financial budgeting, tracking, and reporting on Capital, Operational, and Staffing expenditures for technology across all business units.
• Align strategy with CI departments and build strong interdepartmental relationships throughout HyLife.
• Oversee IS projects including new implementations or upgrades of existing systems.
• Hire and develop IS staff to align with HyLife’s needs.
• Keep current with the latest technologies and solutions that may be leveraged by the business.
• Negotiate and administer contracts and service agreements with vendors and consultants.
• Establish and foster industry connections.
• Establish, planning, and delivery Industrial Computing services and systems across all locations, with a specific focus on HyLife SCADA systems and plant operational SCADA management.
• Work between locations, with a potential for a semi-remote role.

To succeed in this role, you must possess:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
• Minimum of 5 years of management experience in IS leadership.
• Extensive experience with large-scale enterprise IS projects.
• Strong understanding of systems architecture.
• Hands-on experience in analyzing, designing, maintaining, and implementing IS infrastructure, including solutions from Cisco/Meraki, Microsoft, Citrix, Nutanix, Nimble, etc.
• Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
• Ability to handle confidential information with the utmost discretion.
• Effective communication of strategic intent and IS concepts to non-IS business leaders.
• Proven leadership capabilities, including communication, influence, negotiations, conflict resolution, people management, and relationship management (internal and external).
• Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment and lead change initiatives.

Ways to apply: Online at

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We want it to be YOU! Come join our HyLife team.

We thank all applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted

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