• Cincinnati, OH
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Med, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life Insurance; 401K w/company match; Tuition Reimbursement; Wellness Program; Various bonus programs

Position Summary

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is accountable for directing the information and data integrity of the enterprise and its groups and for all Information Technology functions of the enterprise.  This includes all data centers, technical service centers, production scheduling functions, help desks, communication networks (voice and data), computer program development, and computer systems operations. 

The CIO reviews all computerized and manual systems; information processing equipment and software for acquisition, storage and retrieval; and definition of the strategic direction of all information processing and communication systems and operations.  He or she provides overall management and definition of all computer and communication activities within the enterprise including responsibility for providing a leadership role in the data to day operations of the Information Technology functions as well as providing direction as the enterprise grows through internal growth and external acquisition.

Essential Duties and Tasks

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepares enterprise objectives and budgets to facilitate the orderly and efficient capture, storage, processing and dissemination of information.
  • Interacts frequently with all SBU management on internal and external operations that are impacted by the capture, storage, processing and dissemination of information including review and approval of all major contracts for services and equipment in both the enterprise and SBUs Information Technology groups.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual reports on the operations of all Information Technology operations of the enterprise.
  • Develops and maintains statements of necessary policies and procedures to assures proper documentation and communication of necessary controls.
  • Develops and manages effective working relationships with other departments, groups and personnel with whom work must be coordinated or interfaced.
  • Assists in evaluating the staff of all Information Technology functions.
  • Maintains external links to other companies in the industry to gain competitive assessments and share information, where appropriate.
  • Identifies the emerging information technologies to be assimilated, integrated and introduced within the corporation which will significantly impact the enterprise.
  • Assesses brand-new computing technologies to determine potential value for the enterprise.
  • Provides a source of specialized expertise that can serve the needs of other IT activities.
  • Establishes proactive organizational framework that supports both end-user computing and IT professional computing with proper balance to maximize benefits for the enterprise.
  • Manages a diverse group of information technology and strategic planning specialists.
  • Provides enterprise-wide direction on the use of emerging technologies for IT Manufacturing operations, including other groups and subsidiaries.
  • Directs the administration and control of the IT Research and Development fund to gain the best possible return through innovative programs.
  • Identifies programs to measure benefits, particularly productivity-related, to insure value is being added consistent with enterprise productivity goals.
  • Interfaces with external industrial and academic organizations to maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in emerging technologies and to enhance the enterprise's image as a first-class corporation utilizing the latest thinking in this field.
  • Monitors procedures to ensure that, for potential information technology projects of any size, a comparison is made of internal development versus purchase.
  • Monitors the inventory of installed or planned-to-be installed Information Technology.
  • Identifies and monitors the set of standards that establishes:
    • Mandatory telecommunications standards;
    • Standard languages for classes of acquired equipment;
    • Documentation procedures for different types of systems;
    • Enterprise data dictionary - with clear definitions for when elements must be included. 
    • Examination procedure for systems developed as independent islands to ensure that they do not conflict with enterprise needs and that any necessary interfaces are constructed.
  • Identifies and provides appropriate information technology staff career paths throughout the organization. These include lateral transfers within and between departments, upward movements within IT (both in the enterprise and SBU IT functions) and appropriate outward movement to other functional units.


  • Hiring - The CIO will hire/terminate direct reports, as well as approve staff reporting to the direct reports. Included in this responsibility is the discipline, promotion, salary adjustments, etc., of staff including providing guidelines for all Information Technology functions within the enterprise including the SBUs that may not directly report to this position.
  • Budgetary - The CIO is responsible for oversight and review of staffing, projects and performance of all computer and communications functions of the organization.
  • Contract Review - All contracts for computer and communication technology hardware, software and services will be subject to a review by the CIO.
  • Practice and communicate ProAmpac core values: Integrity, Intensity. Involvement, Innovation

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • This position requires a bachelor's degree and often a graduate degree in business with an emphasis in technology management and a minimum of six years of experience
  • Significant executive experience and knowledge of the enterprise business is required.
  • Strong Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, organizational development/change management, finance accounting, actuarial science, the political and legislative process, action planning and supervision are required for successful performance.

Specific skills

  • Strong leadership and persuasive communication skills
  • Ability to function in a matrix organization
  • Excellent written and oral/presentation communication
  • Willingness to travel, globally as needed
  • Excellent coaching skills mentor, people development capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize based on data and leadership
  • Possess an executive presence
  • Bias for action, results orientation

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focus                                                   
  • Results Driven                                                          
  • Leverages Business Acumen                               
  • Technical Capacity
  • Communication Proficiency                                
  • Business Acumen/Strategic Thinking

Other Duties

Always take ownership and be accountable for your actions. This job description is a tool for you to follow while at ProAmpac. Other job duties may be assigned to you, this outline is not to be considered a detailed description and you may have other duties/projects assigned to meet business needs.   Good and reliable attendance, positive attitude and at or above job specific metrics and/or goals will reflect on your annual review. Always take ownership of your job and team.

EEO Statement

ProAmpac provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law.  Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.  Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

EEO - M/F/Vets/Disability

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