VC999 Packaging Systems - a division of the Inauen Group – Kansas City, MO 64116
Location: North Kansas City
Position Title: Programmer and IT Specialist
Industry Description: Manufacturing and Industrial Marketing
Degree: BS/BA in IT field, Programming, or equivalent experience
Hours: Full Time
The Inauen Group is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of packaging machine systems for the food and non-food industries. We are searching for an IT/Programming professional to support our branding and sales efforts globally.
1. Web Development:
Assist Marketing with development of the company's corporate intranet and marketing websites using appropriate web designing tools. The focus being on a user-friendly and customer-oriented multimedia experience. Future product updates must be planned into designs and functionality.
2. Software Development:
a. Develop macros and programs for the company, mainly in the Windows XP and 7/8 environment but all new implementations must allow for reasonable access (mac, mobile, tablet) with appropriate database structures.
b. Assist when necessary with maintenance (independently or under guidance from Marketing) of the company software, e.g. MS OFFICE, PEACHTREE accounting software, SolidWorks CAD Software, etc.
c. Update periodically application software used by the company
3. Occasional Network Maintenance:
LAN, server and all nodes of the company independently or under guidance from the Computer Consultant of the company
a. Assist in occasional service or upgrading or troubleshooting on a small number of PCs., used in the Office and the Manufacturing Shop of the company.
b. Carry out servicing/updating of audio visual computer screen displays in the Main Reception Area and Conference Room
5. Wild Cards:
Unforeseen events take place. Flexibility is a necessity. The candidate for this position must be able to prioritize and, on occasion, turn on a dime.
Required Skills Overview:
- MUST HAVE REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Development, Programming or equivalent experience
- Excellent technical writing skills
- Proficient in the MS, iOS and other platforms
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Experienced in HTML, PHP ASP, CSS, SQL programming (may use products such as Dreamweaver)
- Experienced in using CMS products such as Coppermine, Joomla, and Zen Cart
- Understanding of website management and implementation
- Strong project management and organizations skills
- Experienced in developing and implementing software
- Ability to multitask and achieve deadlines
- Experience in developing and implementation for international/multilingual environments for communication on a global scale
- Understand measurement and analysis systems for determining project success
- Experience with open source CRM systems such as V-Tiger
The Inauen Group has four brands, VC999 Packaging Systems, XtraPlast, iMAG and XtraVac. The Inauen Group is based in Herisau, Switzerland with their North American headquarters located in North Kansas City, Missouri. This position is available immediately and will offer a complete benefits program including medical and 401K.