Global IT Director

Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: The Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.


Responsible for developing and implementing the long-term strategy for Company business information technology infrastructure, including all systems, processes, applications, controls and security. This position is also responsible for creating the vision about how information, technology, communications, and back office automation will be used to further the businesses.  This is a “hands-on” leadership role, whereby the selected candidate is expected to be personally involved in the agile development and support of identified business solutions while ensuring global alignment to long-term DPC and Dover IT strategy and vision, in particular, at all DPC globally.




  • Provide leadership, vision, and management to the IT organization in a matrixed environment.
  • Influence others through collaboration and active communication.
  • Be an active member of the DPC Finance and IT leadership team.  Support the Dover Precision Components organization with vision and strategy, partnering with Dover’s IT leadership team, representing the needs of all DPC business units.
  • Lead transition of local Operating Company service delivery to a Dover Shared Service environment.
  • Coordinate IT resources to deliver key Corporate initiatives such as new HR systems, financial reporting/consolidation, and other IT-supported projects.
  • Define an IT applications strategy centered on the Infor CloudSuite Industrial platform and develop a strategic applications roadmap supporting the business needs and aligned with Dover’s overall direction.
  • Manage the change process within the IT organization, for example, ensuring IT resource coordination, ongoing support of legacy systems, etc. during the transition to Shared Services and digital project implementations.
  • Design an IT support process, organization structure, and ongoing system management strategy that aligns with business strategy.
  • In partnership with Dover IT Vendor Management Office, work with supplier-partners (Infor and other Dover partners) to understand evolving technology and recommend upgrades, enhancements, and new modules for the global systems environment.
  • Develop and implement the strategy for how information technology will be used to support and protect global business interests. Assess IT implications of the business strategy, identify opportunities to further meet business needs, and design solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with NIST and CMMC controls
    • Work with Internal Audit and Corporate IT to ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect systems and information.
    • Establish the systems and processes to ensure business continuity in the event of natural disasters, system failures, and other events which could disrupt businesses.
    • Ensure that the IT organization has the right talent with the necessary skills to deliver the IT strategy and service level expectations. Ensure that IT resources are optimally located to support a growing global organization.
    • Oversee the due diligence and integration of acquisitions, and the separation of divestitures.





Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or other related field; Master’s degree preferred.


Accomplished IT leader with eight to ten years of progressive experience in Information technology and a minimum of five years IT leadership/management experience.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with strong leadership skills in a global, matrixed environment
  • Experience in a global business context with manufacturing, sales, engineering, marketing and finance
  • Strong IT and Applications background with a focus on ERP implementations and support
  • Microsoft CRM and Qlik Sense BI experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with DoD regulations, NIST, ITAR, and CMMC compliance
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to drive and lead change collaboratively in a matrixed environment
  • M&A experience is preferred
  • Broad knowledge of information technology processing systems, concepts, and methodologies
  • General knowledge of IT infrastructure: LAN/WAN, Infrastructure Architecture, Firewalls, Security
  • General knowledge of Windows & Linux clients and server technologies, including virtualization
  • Highly service-oriented; reliable, responsible, self-motivated, and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff



Physical Requirements:

Periodic on-call availability.

• Sitting for extended periods of time.

• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components.

• Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings.

• Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.


*Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates.

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