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KAES and its subsidiaries market and distribute more than 13 million tons of fertilizer products annually worldwide. From an IT perspective, this creates a wealth of opportunities to develop and apply your skills and to explore a variety of career paths. 

This role will lead the KAES IT Engineering Technologies Team, focusing on the application portfolio for KAES engineers across the fleet.The role will manage the KAES Operations Excellence team’s technology needs including applications such as KochNT, Console Action Plan, Maximo, Procore, and ATR Smart Procedures.The ideal candidate is experienced in supervising technical analysts, has an entrepreneurial mindset, experience with plant operations and engineering functions, and proven excellent critical thinking skills.

What You Will Do In Your Role

A strong performer in this role will effectively apply our culture and management philosophy, Market-Based Management to:

  • Partner with Operations leaders to ensure applications are performing at levels expected
  • Manager the application life cycle planning across ~100 applications
  • Recommend enhancements to optimize or enhance solutions
  • Lead technical design and work stream delivery methods for prioritized technical request
  • Lead a team of systems analysts, software developers and outside contractors (as needed) utilizing Agile methodology
  • Supervise business systems analysts, providing timely feedback and challenging assignments
  • Strengthening the application of MBM across the KAES IT capability

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 5+ years of experience implementing and supporting large scale vendor applications and/or custom-developed solutions
  • 2+ years of experience supporting engineering and/or manufacturing customers

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills to provide technical solutions for complex problems   
  • 2+ years supervising technical employees
  • Experience with Maximo or other Enterprise Asset Management systems
  • Experiment experience with step-change, transformational projects

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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