Zebra Technologies Supply Chain / ERP Program Manager in Lincolnshire, Illinois


The IT Program Manger role is to drive the development and execution of Supply Chain/ERP IT project portfolio. This position will drive all aspects of IT program activities, including collaborating and coordinating across all IT and business segments (end-to-end). This position is responsible for the overall success of the project/program execution.


  • Responsible for all aspects of IT program/project management for all Supply Chain/ERP initiatives impacting IT: scope, schedule, budget, resource, risks, issue management and quality controls

  • Manages complex multi-faceted / interrelated projects that span across multiple competencies or department boundaries

  • Manage the cross project/program dependencies and ensure alignment on all fronts (Scope, resources, budget, timeline, risks/issues, communication, etc)

  • Communicates and works with stakeholders to meet their needs and address the issues as they occur

  • Drives the development and execution of program / project plans to meet objectives of Supply Chain/ERP initiatives within IT portfolio

  • Set the overall strategy, objectives and plan for the program

  • Facilitates and manages scope, resource planning, cost estimation, risks, issues, and cost control.

  • Plays both program/project manager role based on size of the portfolio

  • Aligns and tracks overall program / project cost to portfolio

  • Abides by Zebra’s project management methodologies and assist in keeping the methodologies current

  • Ensures project resources are properly identified and their project role and responsibilities are clearly defined

  • Identifies project risks and implements a risk management plan

  • Assists in major business process project tracking, recommendations for process improvements and use of best practices to accelerate adoption and implementation

  • Creates and maintains dashboards to track project performance

  • Keeps team and leadership updated on project status and risk factors

  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables

  • Provide technical and process guidance to project team

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • BS in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or related field. Master’s preferred

  • 10+ years of program / project management and implementation experience in the Supply Chain/ERP area with minimum 6 years of experience with Oracle ERP implementation.

  • Strong functional and technical knowledge / understanding of Supply Chain/ERP applications.

  • Strong knowledge of IT program / project management principles and techniques

  • Proven ability to collaborate and lead global cross-functional business and IT teams for requirements, design, development, testing and deployment

  • Good understanding of financial management and budgeting / forecasting, as well as procurement and contract negotiations across the program

  • Excellent leadership, facilitation and communication skills

  • Strong experience in SDLC, Agile, Scrum, and waterfall methodologies along with CMMI, Digital Six Sigma and ITIL practices. Ability to coach / mentor less senior PMs in PM fundamentals

  • Strong customer relationship, facilitation, team building and collaboration skills

  • Ability to develop, maintain, control and drive budgeting process

  • Ability to create and maintain project/program dashboards for providing the overall project/program status

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with proven interpersonal skills

  • Advanced skills in PC based documentation tools including, MS Office, Projects and sharepoint

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication, change management and strong organization skills

  • Experience in leading large global cross-functional teams

  • PMP certification preferred

Refer a Friend

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Share with your network

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at 847.793.6772.

The EEO is the Law poster is available. The EEO is the Law poster supplement is available.

Job ID 45809

Function IT