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Director of Technology

Location: Aromas, CA

Department: Information Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We are here to revolutionize the tile industry. By implementing an innovative online platform paired with unmatched product and customer service, we've made it easier than ever to shop for beautiful, sustainable tile sourced and handcrafted in the USA. Our tireless commitment to innovation, transparency, and sustainability has not gone unrecognized. We've had the honor of making the 2015 and 2016 Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. and are the only tile company recognized as a B Corp for how we use business as a force of good. With an innovative product, an ambitious team, and a simple mission, we're changing the way you think about tile.


We are currently looking for a Director of Technology to lead technology efforts company-wide. In this role you will work very closely with all facets of the organization including Sales, Production, Marketing, and Finance. Are you ready to use your strong enterprise software skill set to help a fast growing company drive growth?  Do you have the strategic vision to apply new technology to revolutionize an industry? Do you have the acumen to understand our key business drivers and align our investment in technology to sustain our rapid growth? Can you partner with our executives, CEO, and Board to help us continue to gain market share while remaining true to our brand?  And most importantly, do you want to make a huge impact on our company and industry through innovation in technology?    

We are massive Salesforce.com fanatics and use it to run our organization, though we are at a point where critical management of it and possibly other tools are necessary to support our growth. Specific objectives include gathering application requirements, improving existing processes, evaluating and selecting vendors, and successfully implementing core enterprise systems, including CRM, ERP, and manufacturing processes.  As enterprise systems are established, the role will transition to include oversight and management of these systems.  

You will be based out of our Aromas, CA production HQ and report to our CEO. We will provide you with competitive compensation that includes a base salary + bonus, stock options, healthcare benefits (medical HSA), 401(k) matching, life and long-term disability and some other great perks, an awesome company culture, and continued professional development through on-going training, experimenting, and opportunities to grow within the role and organization.

The Role

• Ensure Fireclay sits directly at the intersection of Technology and Design and has a robust technology infrastructure to support out growth

• Lead and manage our Salesforce.com environment, working with our Salesforce Administrator

• Research, procure, and implement an ERP system for Fireclay, or build on top of Salesforce

• Collaborate and work closely with our Online Director to ensure consistent and world-class customer experience between online and offline

• Manage and help implement best in class marketing automation software

• Help design and deliver technology to support our manufacturing environment, including machines and visual displays

• Support other departments and their technology needs as needed

• Establish and adhere to clear development timelines. 

 

You're a Great Fit if You...

• Love technology and how it can empower the best customer experiences possible

• Are eager to be part of a growing company 

• Have a passion for custom software development and deployment

• Like to get your hands dirty and do the hard. In the beginning, it will be mostly you making things happen.

• Can take clear design direction and constructive feedback and work well in teams 

• Are eager to learn about large scale manufacturing and apply past knowledge 

• Enjoy Problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills

 

What We're Looking For

• 7+ years managing and leading technology in another organization

• Robust Salesforce.com knowledge and experience with ERP systems, ideally in a manufacturing setting but not necessarily

• Provide management vision toward reducing application sprawl, manual/Excel-driven processes and high application support/maintenance costs

• Provide IT governance as relates to enterprise applications, including ensuring proper controls and other security measures are in place to protect company data and to meet various customer and audit requirements

• Ensure good practice project management processes are followed by both internal and external project team members • Project Management experience a plus 

• Proven ability to lead teams   

 

Fireclay Tile is an equal opportunity employer. We offer healthcare, vacation, 401(k), paid time off, life insurance and disability, employee stock options, and much more. Plus, we make the best BBQs in the world!

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