ERP Program Manager
Milwaukee, WI  / Downers Grove, IL 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description
ERP Program ManagerThe Company

Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation is a thriving, values-driven company focused on doing the right things. We're a fast growing, publicly traded company (NYSE: ZWS), with an enduring reputation for integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow.

Named by Newsweek as One of America's Most Responsible Companies and an Energage USA Top Workplace, at Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation, we never forget that our people are at the center of what makes us successful. They are the driving force behind our superior quality, product ingenuity, and exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth for over 100 years, as one of today's leading international suppliers of plumbing and water delivery solutions.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation employs over 2800 employees worldwide, working from 24 locations across the U.S., China, Canada, Dubai, and Mexico, with sales offices available around the globe. We hope you'll visit our website and learn more about Zurn Elkay at

If you're ready to join a company where what you do makes a difference and you have pride in the work you are doing, talk to us about joining the Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation family!

Job Description

The ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Program Manager will oversee the planning and implementation of the Zurn Elkay ERP consolidation and transformation. This critical, impactful position will report to the VP of IT, Zurn and will provide strong leadership, project management, business process knowledge, and technical skills to ensure the successful ("flawless") implementation of change and deliver an industry-leading ERP platform built on industry best business processes. This role will manage the entire lifecycle of the ERP implementation, from initial assessment to post-implementation stabilization and value realization.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the overall implementation and integration of ERP platforms, including planning, execution, and monitoring of project activities to ensure timely delivery of project milestones.

  • Partner with resource managers to identify and assign individual responsibilities. Establishes clear project roles and responsibilities

  • Establish governance structure and procedures to ensure best practices and program alignment at all levels. This includes the identification and escaltion of any solution deviations from the common implementation template as well as industry best business processes (from the solution provider).

  • Develop and implement Change Management strategies to facilitate the transition including training, communication, and organizational readiness assessments

  • Effectively applies methodology and enforces project standards, ensuring focus and priority are targeted at actions with the biggest impacts and the creation of value.

  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively

  • Conduct risk assessment and develop risk mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions, including but not limited to data, security, compliance, and system reliability

  • Conducts readiness assessment, validating environment, change, testing, and readiness to ensure a successful (flawless) implementation.

  • Communicates effectively with executive stakeholders, senior management, and project teams to identify needs, evaluate alternative business solutions, ensure alignment with business objectives, and provide regular updates on ERP program progress, challenges, achievements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field. Master degree, advanced certifications in project management (PMP) and ERP systems preferred

  • Proven experience in managing large scale ERP implementations with a minimum of 10+ years experience in a complex organization setting. Robust knowledge of ERP implementation best practices and playbooks. Microsoft D365 experience is a plus.

  • Experience in consolidating multiple ERP platforms into a common solution based on industry best practices as well as quantified business competitive advanatages.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Energy and desire to deliver high-quality projects on tight schedules

  • Candidate should have strong and effective decision making skills

  • Ability to influence and build relationships and demonstrate leadership in all interactions

  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, an ability to engage and create trust in others to build and foster team relationships

  • Possess strong organization skills and ability to multi task

  • Strong ability to coach and mentor resources

  • Strategic mindset with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement, with a commitment to delivering high quality results and organizational success through utilization of ERP systems

Capabilities and Success Factors

  • Business Insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals.

  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Cultivates Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Total Rewards and Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, AD&D, and Life Insurance
  • Matching 401(k) Contribution
  • Health Savings Account
  • Up to 3 Weeks Vacation
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Annual Bonus Eligibility
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Matching Gift Program

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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