IT Network Infrastructure and Telecom Manager

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Bemis is a global manufacturer of flexible packaging with 2014 net sales from continuing operations of $4.3 billion. The company"s leadership position rests on its strong technical foundation in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing and converting. Focused growth and accelerated innovation are key corporate strategies. Material science continues to be the primary instrument for creating sustainable competitive advantage. As the company"s technologies have grown more complex, Bemis continues to penetrate new markets by bringing together unique capabilities to meet customer needs. Innovations in barrier films, package constructions, and packaging machinery are continuously evolving to meet the ever-changing demands of the modern world. Bemis is headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin and employs approximately 17,000 people in 60 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries around the world. More information about the Company is available at our website,  

The IT Network Infrastructure and Telecommunications Manager will lead the Teams responsible for the design, implementation, support and continuous service improvement of the voice, video and data network infrastructure and related hardware/software. The Manager will be a subject matter expert with extensive experience in the design, delivery and operation of network and connectivity services including extensive experience managing the delivery of business-critical LANs/WANs in a large and complex enterprise. 


  • Coordinate Team activities to analyze, design, test, install, document and support enterprise voice, video and data network infrastructure
  • Manages and tracks the progress of multiple projects to include administration, work plans, resource planning and control, status reports, and budgeting
  • Provide guidance for current and proposed investments in telecommunications and network infrastructure solutions for enterprise deployments
  • Evaluates and recommends new products and maintains knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Manage change in a demanding environment using your technical knowledge
  • Demonstrate solid judgment in reactively solving problems as well as proactively identifying issues and proposing solutions
  • Work with Security Team to coordinate network security measures to protect corporate  data
  • Manage all network and telecommunications suppliers and establish strong partner relationships; drive suppliers to expedient service restoration during system/infrastructure failures that impact our ability to provide service to the business
  • Prepare and manage annual operating expense and capital budgets



  • Bachelor"s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • 10 - 12 years of experience with 5 or more years of experience leading technical Teams in a large Cisco network environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


  • Deliver a highly reliable voice and data network architecture that provides 24x7 availability
  • Leverage technology to provide cost savings opportunities
  • Work closely with the IT Operations Team to develop procedures, standards and processes for the monitoring and support of the Company"s network
  • Develop and implement metrics that provide performance visibility into the network and telecom operations
  • Drive operational excellence across the entire team

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability and Vet Employer