Toyota Senior Project Lead in Dallas, Texas
Title: Senior Project Lead Location: US-TX-Dallas-Plano Other Locations:
Who we are Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to grow and challenge what’s possible with us.
Who we’re looking for Toyota’s Information Systems Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Sr. Project Lead. The primary responsibility of this role is application development and support across the portfolio, with a focus on Indirect Procurement functions currently in Peoplesoft, but soon to be in SAP. The Application Engineer plans, advises, and provides internal consulting services to develop and apply technology solutions that align with Procurement and Information Systems (IS) goals and objectives.
What you’ll be doing
Understand changing business needs and recommend technology strategies for the future based on technical and economic feasibility Communicate with users, customers, and management on future vision for, use of and operability of the systems Build relationships with business unit, bridging the gap between understanding their business needs and communicating with the technical resources delivering solutions Technical oversight of vendor teams building solutions Review technical designs and builds for adherence to standards and best practices Partner with Enterprise Architecture to review and analyze major design decisions, ultimately providing recommendations and seeking buy in Apply disciplined software development processes and utilize leading edge technologies to engineer and implement automated solutions to business problems Provide leadership to suppliers in systems analysis and design of complex system architectures and multi-platform business processes Address the impact of changes in business and technology strategies
What you bring
A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, related discipline, or equivalent work experience Demonstrated functional work experience in the related area(s) Experience providing guidance to application support and/or project implementation vendors Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and present concepts, influence, persuade the business and make recommendations to management Detailed knowledge and experience with solutions that support procurement business processes Experience gathering requirements from customers and solving for solutions Experience in application production support, ensuring SLAs are adhered to and upgrades occur as needed
Added bonus if you have
MBA or other Master's degree in Information Technology Related technical certification(s) Automotive manufacturing/industry experience Experience with Peoplesoft, SAP or other ERP or procurement related packages What we’ll bring During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
Vehicle purchase & lease programs
Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
Paid holidays and paid time off
Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
Flexible spending accounts
Relocation assistance (if applicable) What you should know Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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