ERP System Manager
Growing international company with awesome benefits and leadership!
Scottsdale, AZ 
Posted 12 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Firetrace, a subsidiary of Halma plc (LSE: HLMA), and a global manufacturer of life-saving fire suppression devices, has an immediate need for an experienced ERP Systems Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for an analytical, action-oriented problem solver who enjoys adding value by improving efficiency and proposing systematic solutions to business challenges. At Firetrace, our purpose is to protect lives and livelihoods by eliminating the impact of fire and the right ERP Manager will help us reach it.

This is a crucial position, reporting to the VP Finance and supporting all stakeholders utilizing the Great Plains ERP system for critical business functions. The ERP System Manager will interact across organizational levels to identify key issues, assess options and propose ERP system changes, upgrades and reporting that will maximize profitability and customer satisfaction. The ERP Manager will be the in-house Great Plains expert and will ultimately be responsible for the configuration and performance of the system. An ability to provide both a long-term vision for the evolution of the ERP and day-to-day practical solutions will be vital. You will specifically be expected to:
  • Regularly conduct gap analyses to assess the configuration and use of the current ERP (Great Plains) and develop work plans to optimize system performance
  • Interact across functions to identify issues and design best practices within the ERP framework
  • Define and document SOPs and train colleagues on proper workflows
  • Equip identified “power users” with the knowledge and training to act as the first line of support for their peers
  • Design custom reporting utilizing SQL, Management Reporter, Power BI and other tools as needed to support Company objectives
  • Create and execute project plans using appropriate tools and methodologies in line with Company policies & procedures
  • Liaise as required with VARs, but reduce reliance on external consultants
  • Ensure data integrity by conducting ongoing data analysis and maintenance
  • Identify fit-for-purpose bolt-on software to address business needs that may arise outside the scope of Great Plains
  • Manage implementation and integration of related software
  • Create and/or maintain data management and reporting tools to support Company KPIs
  • Manage the manufacturing modules including Engineering Change Management, Manufacturing Bill of Materials and Manufacturing Order Processing

Anticipated Initial Deliverables
  • Establish best practice routines and reporting to ensure real-time inventory record integrity
  • Workflow configuration in Great Plains
  • Engineering BOM management and change control
  • Labor efficiency reporting and capacity planning
  • Parameter optimization for profitability/cashflow improvement
  • Outbound supply chain optimization
  • Enable cycle count functionality in GP
  • Resolution of identified historical data issues
  • Implementation of RMA module
  • Assist in facilitating Power BI implementation

Experience, Skills, and Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working within a manufacturing/assembly environment using Great Plains
  • Ability to lead and manage projects from inception to completion
  • Demonstrated track record of using the ERP to deliver business improvement
  • Self-starter, initiative taker, curious
  • Loves the challenge of creating efficient processes and systems
  • Power BI a plus

  • This role is based in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Position is eligible for remote work

About Halma
Halma offers very high levels of autonomy to its operating companies, while providing support when needed, with a particular focus on talent development and investment in people.
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If you’re interested in working for a business whose primary focus is to protect and improve the lives of people around the world, you’ve come to the right place. We aim to be a company that does good work, and that’s good to work for.
Our operating companies develop and create technologies that have a real, positive impact on people’s lives and health, businesses’ safety, and the world’s life-critical resources.
Halma employs over 6,300 people in nearly 50 subsidiary businesses based in over 20 countries. Through innovation and acquisition, we have developed a portfolio of market-leading companies within our four sectors: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, military or veteran status, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Any applicant who needs to request an accommodation to complete the application process should contact Kim Pritchard by email:


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Firetrace offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programs including great health insurance benefits, 401(k) matching, profit sharing, paid parental leave, career mobility and tuition reimbursement opportunities.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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