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Manager, Network Engineering

Company: KeHE Distributors, LLC
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Good people, working with good people, for our common good.
Sound good?
KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!
Primary Responsibilities
The -Manager, Network Engineering is responsible for the operations of all network and telephony in the enterprise.
Essential Functions
Responsibility and Oversight

  • Coordinate day to day activities for direct reports.
  • Establishes procedures and processes for daily performance monitoring and ensures proactive steps are taken to minimize potential issues that impact the organization's ability to complete its mission
  • Manages in house and 3rd party support teams
  • Organizes and conducts periodic team meetings
  • Prepare KPI Reports on overall health of network.
  • Prepares performance reviews and provides mentoring to direct reports.
  • Create detail work plans for the team to achieve roadmap objectivesReport status of projects and initiatives to leadership

    Engineering and Provisioning

    • Lead network engineering initiatives - Lead projects and technology deployments
    • Manage the WAN, LAN & Wireless including topology, architecture, and protocols.
    • Coordinates the installation new network locations and the refresh of existing locations as needed.
    • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
    • Contribute to and maintain network security standards.

      Operations and Support

      • Oversee daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all network resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system logs
      • Ensure wireless infrastructure in all warehouse facilities are operating at peak efficiency.
      • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. - Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
      • Ensures timely communication to key stakeholders regarding any network disruptions
      • Manage operational budget


        • Ensure all network patches and upgrades are completed on a regular basis.
        • Maintain operational, configuration, and security procedures.
        • Coordinate ongoing business continuity tests to ensure all backup systems are available. -

          Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

          • Experience supporting a multi-site 24/7 network, preferably in a warehouse environment.
          • Experience managing a remote workforce and 3rd party vendors.
          • Cisco CCNP in at least one discipline
          • Experience Palo Alto Networks Firewalls
          • Experience with cloud networking (AWS preferred)
          • Experience with SD-WAN technologies
          • Experience with VOIP and SIP technologies
          • Experience with establishing new network topologies in new facilities.
          • Bachelor's degree required.
          • Proven problem-solving skills
          • Ability to determine how to use resources and time to meet schedules and objectives.
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
          • Ability to develop successful relationships with external and internal partners.

            Requisition ID2022-18118
            Equal Employer Opportunity StatementKeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, LLC, Naperville , Manager, Network Engineering, Engineering , Naperville, Illinois

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