IT Manager

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Reports to: VP, Accounting | Finance | IT

Department: IT

Education: B.S. Information Systems or related field

Driver's License: Valid state license

Location: Henderson, CO

Travel: Some travel may be required

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm with occasional evening and weekends as required

Physical Requirements: Physical ability to walk around the plant, operate routing office equipment, speak and hear via telephone

Supervises: IT Coordinator

The IT Manager will be responsible for overseeing the IT Department at Birko, including outside desktop and ERP service providers, as well as assessing IT strategies and making recommendations to support the strategic goals of the company.    



  • Manages daily operations of the IT Department
  • Ensure IT needs of internal and external customers are met in a timely and professional manner
  • Evaluate hardware requirements and make recommendations
  • Manage and oversee relationships with outside vendors and services
  • Ensure security tools are constantly evaluated for effectiveness and implement new safeguards as needed
  • Provide updates to management and key stakeholders on IT issues
  •  Manage IT initiatives and implementations
  • Maintain various software tools, including ERP and Microsoft products
  • Develop IT strategies and make recommendations

Birko is an ISO 9001 Certified company. That means there are Standard Operating Procedures that are inherent to our success as a company. All positions require the following:

  • Own, update, and write procedures for your department following Birko’s Doc Control Process
  • Be responsible for completing corrective actions by due date provided by ISO Coordinator
  • Embrace and Support ISO 9001
  • Identify risks and opportunities in your department as outline in Birko’s risks and opportunities process
  •  Ensure specific procedures for your department are followed
  • Ensure employees understand and follow procedures for the department
  • Ensure that written procedures mirror actual practice
  • Understand your department’s role in conforming to ISO9001 standard



  • B.S. Information Systems or related field required
  • 5-8 years of progressively responsible IT management experience
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of Navision 2013 R2 experience required
  • EDI/E-Commerce implementation experience required
  • Jet reporting experience highly desired
  • High attention to detail
  • Customer oriented
  •  Analytical with excellent problem-solving skills
  •  Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all internal customers and external vendors

At Birko, we take food safety seriously. Nothing is more importantto us than making sure the food chain is secure, safe and pathogen free. Thecompany has over 65 years of service to the food safety industry and manufactures more than 400 concentrated cleaning,sanitation, antimicrobial interventions and process chemical formulations.

Birko’s expertise and innovation in food safety is built on astrong technical foundation and our team of chemists and microbiologists areindustry-leading experts. We supply over 60% of the Top 100 U.S. proteincompanies and 90% of the top 10 U.S. beef processors. Our penetration in thebrewery sector is equally strong as evidenced by our many customers who arewinners at the Great American Beer Fest! And in produce, our customers span thenation and include companies with household names and trusted products

Please note, Birko conductspre-employment and random drug screens. In addition, there will be a pre-employment background check.

Location: Henderson, CO
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