IT Application Manager

Lordco Parts Ltd. - Maple Ridge, BC (30+ days ago)

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IT Application Manager

Do you enjoy working directly with business stakeholders and technologists to select, architect, design, develop and deliver real change? In this position the successful candidate will play a key role in shaping and delivering our digital transformation roadmap.

Who we are

Lordco Parts Ltd. began in 1974 and since then has grown to become the largest auto parts retailer in Western Canada. Lordco is an owner/operated, family-run business that has expanded to include 86 retail locations, 7 distribution centers, 3 machine shops and a myriad of specialty divisions that include High Performance, RV and Marine, Truck Accessories, Equipment, Paint and Body, Import and Industrial Supplies.

Where we’re going

The business landscape is always changing and Lordco will continue to lead the industry while aggressively leveraging technology to enable our business. We’re making large investments into the technology that enables and supports our business. We’re currently at the beginning of a digital enterprise transformation and we’re looking for talented passionate people to join our team.

Who are we looking for

  • They’re passionate about innovation and change
  • They’re passionate about people, processes improvement, and technology
  • The successful candidate is an IT leader with a proven track record in system selection, design, implementation, and run of small products to large scale ERP solutions. They’ll lead a team of developers and analysts and third parties in transforming the digital tools that enable and support our business
  • They work to develop their team and invest in the people on the team
  • They have a successful track record from inception to run
  • They understand that technology is a business enabler first and foremost, and they’re a role model for service
  • They’re interested in an Azure, cloud first strategy

Skills and knowledge required

  • 10+ years of combined professional analysis and development skills within an enterprise environment
  • 5 years IT leadership experience required, leading teams of analysts and developers
  • Diploma or degree in computer science required
  • Diploma or degree in business is an asset
  • Experience in a retail IT environment and familiar with modern retail IT architecture, development practices, and retail business concepts such as advanced inventory planning, merchandising technologies, supply chain technologies, retail analytics, etc.
  • Experience working with professional services teams, system implementers and major software vendors
  • Strong business analysis skills – can “own” an excel spreadsheet or other models as required
  • Strong communication skills that enable IT to partner with other members of our business on new initiatives
  • Auto parts, automotive, and retail background is an asset

What we offer

This is a full-time position located at our Maple Ridge Head Office. Compensation will be negotiated based on experience and will include our full benefits package and RRSP matching.

How to apply

If you are the ideal candidate we are looking for please send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources by replying to this ad or by filling out our Lordco Application Form at

Job Type: Full-time