Job IT Manager in Guelph

IT Manager

Job description

Würth Canada is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. We are building a high-performance organization which is vision and purpose driven built on humanistic values- achievement, trust, respect, integrity, accountability, and affiliation. Würth Canada promotes a strong culture that possesses authenticity, encourages crucial conversations and boldness. If you are looking for the opportunity to make a real impact, be part of a bold transformation and grow personally and professionally on this journey we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Würth Canada is searching for a IT Manager who is a strategic thinker and possesses the ability to inspire a team in a truly fast paced and constantly evolving environment. We are looking for someone who has a true passion for change management and will be able to structure the activities of a very driven department to ensure continued organizational success. We are looking for a leader who will play a key role and be a key player in the continued growth of our IT capability and the overall transformation of Würth Canada. Previous experience working in an IT department through rapid growth and/or organizational and cultural transformation is preferred.

In addition to possessing the above-mentioned experience, we are looking for a leader who shares and leads by example in the company’s Corporate Values such as straight-forwardness, honesty, integrity, and mutual respect. In accordance with these values the future IT Manager is expected to foster a strong team spirit while leading change and transformation to support the continued growth of our organization in support of our ambitious vision.

The IT Manager will be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing a high-performance team of IT professionals (Developers, Applications, and Network /Database Administrators).
  • Managing, evaluating, planning, and implementing IT and Security best practices, systems and methodology that will enable Würth Canada to grow and scale while maintaining compliance, integrity and availability to the organization and our customers.
  • Overseeing all IT infrastructure across Canada for 600+ employees in addition to software, applications, and development activities.
  • Supporting development activates on our eshop/ecommerce channel through our development team.
  • Ensuring strong Security practices and education are in place for the organization.
  • Working with internal managers to understand their needs, the tools they are using today, while driving efficiencies and scalability as well as anticipating needs for the future (while ensuring alignment with the Würth Group’s global policies).
  • A strong entrepreneurial mindset: a passion that is led by customer centricity, continuous learning, and willingness to drive crucial conversations across all levels in the organization.
  • Resilient by nature; strong communication, listening and change management skills.
  • Strategic planning regarding the future development of the IT department spearheading major parts of the change management process to continue Würth Canada’s growth into a multichannel company.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field; coupled with a strong business acumen. An advanced degree in the above disciplines is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in IT operations, growing, or setting up IT functions, and supporting large information technology projects.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing/supervising a team
  • A proven track record with initiating process efficiencies and developing information technology processes and procedures from the ground up.
  • A track record in leading IT capability change and development from vision to implementation in support of organizational growth and supporting ambitious business goals. IT vision and IT strategy development and implementation capability.
  • Strong talent assessment, development, coaching and engagement skills coupled with the ability to inspire others to embrace change in a way that fosters a collaborative, engaging and empowering team environment
  • Ability to drive positive stakeholder engagement across all levels of the organization while building partnerships in a collaborative manner
  • A high level of alignment with the company’s Corporate Values.
  • Experience with effectively managing a department budget.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with the ability to create productive networks to achieve results.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to balance project work with urgent day-to-day tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • A drive to seek out continuous professional development and growth to ensure you are staying on top of industry trends.
  • Proficiency in French is an asset.
  • Experience with an ERP migration is an asset.

What Würth Canada can offer:

  • Strong compensation (Salary, Bonuses, and Vehicle allowance/vehicle).
  • A corporate recognition platform that promotes encouragement and collaboration providing both intrinsic recognition as well as monetary rewards.
  • An open-door environment that promotes close collaboration within all levels of the organization.
  • A dynamic environment with opportunities for growth in a respectful and bold organization that promotes achievement and rewards accountability.
  • A Monday to Friday opportunity that values the integration of work and life, providing flexibility within the day-to-day role.
  • A hybrid work model (home and office).
  • Group Benefits Program and Pension Plan.
  • Continued professional development opportunities throughout your career.

We are one of over 400 subsidiaries of the world’s largest fastener company – the Würth Group. Our parent company, the Würth Group is a family owned globally operating sales organization with over 82,000 employees in 80 countries. Wurth’s line of products ranges from: screws, tools, chemical products, occupational safety, and more!

Our Wurth sales team caters to clients from a range of different industries such as: Automotive- dealerships, garages and body shops, Cargo – heavy-duty equipment (farming/agriculture, trucking, construction leasing) municipalities, Metal – fabrication, welding, HVAC/plumbing, manufacturing etc., Construction – General Contractors, and On-Site). We invite you to bring your aspirations, passion and drive and join us on this journey of sales transformation and growth.

We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements regarding experience or education. Wurth Canada is looking for individuals that are driven to grow and examine themselves and we provide the training necessary to be successful in the industry. We value career development and growth. However, a strong cultural fit is necessary!

Würth Canada is an equal employer and encourages/promotes a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status, national origin, or disability status. Please contact a member of the HR team if accommodation is required during any point of the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

**Please no agencies**

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $70,000.00-$120,000.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in GUELPH, ON

Job IT Manager in Guelph