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Job ID #:6220
Position Type:Regular Full-Time
Experience Required:More than 10 years
Job Category:Information Technology
Location:Houston, TX US
Education Required:Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided:No Relocation Offered

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.

Position Purpose

To be responsible for analyzing all aspects of the network, making recommendations on key technology, architecture and vendor decisions, driving a common vision in a multi-supplier environment, supporting the business with best practices and ensuring enforcement of key policies across the infrastructure



Departmental operating budget $5M

Number of Countries: 1

Number of Locations: +80 Locations


Major/Key Accountabilities

  • Experience must include the design, configuration, long term planning, operational support and project management of large telecommunication systems, associated data networks and/or network security systems
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of Cisco Unified Call Manager, Call Manager, IPCC, Unity, secure voice concepts, secure voice processes and procedures, voice readiness assessment abilities, in-depth understanding of networking protocols (Voice over IP, TCP, UDP, GRE, IPSec, etc.) and their analysis, implementation best practices and placement for various IP Voice solutions within network infrastructures.
  • Experience demonstrating skill formulating strategic plans, polices, engineering specifications and/or standards, related to telecommunications, associated data networks, voice and/or network security systems
  • Must possess detailed technical knowledge of network infrastructure, including DMVPN tunnels, GRE, NAT, PAT, EIGRP, BGP, Firewall technologies, IPS, Wireless protocols
  • Extensive working level business and systems knowledge in a global logistics organization; involved with Enterprise level needs and vision
  • Experience developing financial and resource plans and work assignments including related budgetary forecasting, reviews and management
  • Excellent Communication skills for conveying plans, participating in review meetings and status reports for Senior Management; customer-facing participation within the company and with external vendors and resources
  • Leadership Skills required to embrace new initiatives and objectives and steer them from negotiation through to completion and deployment, including
  • Demonstrated experience working with blended teams, including staff and contractors, both in-house and off-shore
  • Early identification and notification of issues and risks, with appropriate mitigation actions as required
  • Change Management experience, including assessment, impact, scheduling and controls
  • Manages the development of quality assurance standards and best practices
  • Provide governance to Outsourced model and strategic direction to support teams
  • Set and define network standards for future rollouts and communicate with suppliers accordingly



  • Internal customer satisfaction


Authority/ Decision Making

  • Purchasing decisions in accordance with budget
  • Network Technology control processes
  • Working autonomously or having limited access to immediate manager
  • Working in an outsourced environment


Key contacts


  • Director Infrastructure and Operations, other IT Directors and different business units


  • AT&T is the global network partner, Outsourced network support provider



Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Experience managing vendor teams and multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated history of delivering results
  • Extensive experience with network infrastructure design and implementation (e.g., routing, switching, wireless, VLANs, IP addressing and wide area networks)
  • Working knowledge of architecture and design methodologies for large-scale networks
  • Experience with firewalls, VPNs, network operating systems, load balancing and/or DNS/DHCP
  • Conceptual understanding of other IT disciplines (e.g., applications, systems, storage, service management, business continuity)
  • Experience with unified communications/IP telephony architecture and deployment a plus
  • Functional understanding of network financial management, ROI analysis and business case development
  • Expert knowledge of Call Center technologies and solutions, specifically Cisco's UCCE and Interactive Intelligence (ININ) environments
  • Expert Knowledge of IP telephony technologies from Cisco
  • Knowledge in IVR, self-service or speech recognition systems
  • Experience in administration and support call center solutions within large, highly complex organizations.
  • Knowledge of Call Center supporting applications such as ticketing system, workforce management and knowledge management highly desirable.

Essential Qualifications:

  • CCNA or 15 years’ experience



  • 10 years of network experience
  • Microsoft Skype for Business (formally Lync) experience an advantage


Skills and Knowledge

Preferred Certification:

  • PMP Certification




  • English 


  • Spanish

Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday. EOE

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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