Digital Factory Senior Manager

Date: Sep 3, 2023

Location: TAMPA, Florida, US, 33607

Company: Gerdau

This position is open for domestic recruiting only. 


  • Develop vision, strategy, and roadmap for digital business products
  • Apply your Digital IT expertise to enhance the performance of the business and to enable its digital transformation strategy 
  • Act as a technologist and a catalyst of digital transformation  
  • Deliver reliable, high-performance Digital Products, as well as identify cost and productivity improvements and increase the value of the Digital IT investment portfolio, driving a long-term view on technology investments 
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with business leaders to gain their active support for the transformation agenda, as well as develop solution concepts and business cases for new investments  
  • Oversee the launch of Digital Product and aid to maximize the positive impact on the organization
  • Lead and manage the team and vendors to develop and improve technology-enabled business capabilities
  • Lead and manage the team while providing active support for their personal development, as well as managing the budget, product portfolio, and KPIs 



  • Customer-Centric – Focus efforts to ensure internal and external customers thrive    
  • Communication and Persuasion – Possess solid communication and persuasion skills essential to success in this position. You will represent the Digital IT group effectively and employ negotiation skills that build organizational consensus around a specific course of action while identifying communication barriers and taking action to facilitate mutual understanding.    
  • Business Acumen – Acknowledge the impact of your actions in local and global contexts while working to generate sustainable value (economic, social, and environmental) for the organization. In addition, you should understand basic business processes and possess the ability to identify and develop workflows and process maps for continual improvement and waste elimination within the business.  
  • Technical Expertise – Understand all IT functions, cloud technologies, and services in use, and become familiar with the current direction in the infrastructure market   
  • Strategic Thinking and Vision – Possess a clear sense of the direction of the organization and understand what will create a competitive advantage for the business in the future. Distinguish tactical issues from strategic ones and take action while effectively translating strategic imperatives at the macro level into initiatives and priorities.    
  • Simplistic Agility – Foster simplicity and agility to look for ways to streamline work and processes to become more effective and efficient while developing new ideas quickly  
  • Global Perspective – Ability to successfully operate in a global IT organization bringing perspective to daily work while leveraging relationships, expertise, and opportunities across borders taking the company’s strategy and priorities into consideration.   
  • Accountability – Take initiative and assume personal accountability and ownership for goals, outcomes, and deadlines holding others accountable for achieving individual and organizational objectives.      
  • Analysis – Possess critical thinking ability and deal systematically with input from a variety of sources to suggest alternative approaches to unfamiliar situations or concepts, as well as strong analytical skills, including an understanding of business economics and financial resources.  
  • Supplier Management – Possess the ability to engage and manage suppliers as needed for discovery, modeling, implementation, and support.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience    
  • 10 years of programming, system analysis and implementation experience 
  • 5 years of experience managing or leading teams 
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry is a plus 
  • Relevant experience with business processes, especially commercial 
  • Knowledge of IT processes, and IT functions, such as development, infrastructure, security, and governance, as well as technology, including Cloud, Big Data, Architecture, and APIs 
  • Expertise in Agile, Project Management, Product Development and Innovation processes 


Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.  

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