• Team Manager

    Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
    Job ID
    1300 GEZON PKWY SW
    Job Category
    Information Technology
    Nearest Metro Area
    MI-Grand Rapids
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company?  Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you; for more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees.  As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned company has a history of pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.


    The continued growth of current and new markets allows for the addition of new talent to join our team.  We’re seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth and a place to make a difference in people’s lives.  If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service.



    Position Description:

    Leads and directs information technology teams, identifying needs and opportunities for automating processes and functions, and provides leadership for development and maintenance activities.  Develops and implements sourcing strategies and programs to recruit and select both permanent and globally sourced contract staff.


    Essential Functions:

    • Monitor current trends in technology and staff sourcing, maintain awareness of competitive threats and architectural opportunities, and prepare application/platform roadmaps that address these trends and issues.
    • Facilitate the identification and selection of technology solutions.
    • Evaluate risks and develop plans and actions to mitigate those risks.
    • Manage team budget; establish and own the technical roadmap and analyze trade-offs between usability, security, and performance needs.
    • Work with other IT Leadership to determine priorities and resolve resource constraints.
    • Assist business partners and business transformation teams in the identification, prioritization, and documentation of systems enhancements.
    • Deliver strategic projects while adhering to project management disciplines, development methodologies, and architectural standards.
    • Ensure that systems meet service level agreements,internal controls, and adhere to Information Security policies & standards.Facilitate and improve Information Technology processes by participating in various leadership forums (e.g. Quality Action Teams).
    • Ensure that the portfolio of systems within their domain remain technically viable.
    • Serve as a liaison between Gordon Food Service departments and Information Technology teams.
    • May participate in on-call rotation for escalation purposes.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



    • 8 years of previous information technology experience and 2 years previous supervisory experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems or related field is required
    • Knowledge of Agile Principles - Scaled Agile Framework is preferred

    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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