FullertonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Fullerton jobs

Director of Information Technology

Company: Avocado Green Brands
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Avocado Green Brands is a mission-driven lifestyle and eco-luxury brand, fueled by green living, sustainability, radical honesty, authenticity, storytelling, social responsibility, and remarkable customer experiences. We make mattresses, bedding products, apparel and beauty products in California using the finest natural and organic materials.

The mission of Avocado is to be the most respected source for green home products at affordable prices; while maintaining environmentally conscious, ethical and sustainable business practices; to help safeguard your health and protect our planet.

AGB fun facts:

    • We're a certified B Corp and Climate Neutral certified.
    • We donate 1% of revenues to vetted nonprofits through our commitment to1% For the Planet.
    • Our products are organic certified by GOTS.
    • Our factories are powered by renewable energy and are approaching zero waste.
    • We care for nearly200,000 sheep and grow and produce our own natural latex from our own farms.

      THE ROLE

      Avocado is currently looking for a Director of IT to lead the Technology team. You will be reporting to the Senior VP of Executive Strategy.

      The Director of IT will manage and direct the company's information technology (IT) operations, ensuring the department provides efficient and effective technical support service. This role will work closely with leaders in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.

      *Note on Location: Here at Avocado Green Brands, we treasure teamwork and working together in person. Depending on the role, you will be working on-site at one of our Fullerton locations.

      *Note on Pay Transparency: As of January 1, 2023,California-based roles must provide a pay scale on job postings. The pay range for this role is $140,000.00 - $180,000.00 Yearly DOE.


      • Developing and implementing IT strategies: responsible for developing and implementing IT strategies that align with the organization's goals and objectives.
      • The Director of IT collaborates with all department heads to build technology strategies to support avocados strategic goals, priorities and initiatives.
      • Managing IT operations: responsible for managing the organization's IT operations, including hardware, software, and networks.
      • Leading IT staff: responsible for managing and leading the IT team, including hiring, training, and mentoring staff.
      • Budgeting and financial management: responsible for managing the IT budget and ensuring that IT projects are delivered within budget.
      • Ensuring security and compliance: responsible for ensuring that the organization's IT systems and data are secure and compliant with industry regulations and standards.
      • Evaluating and implementing new technologies: responsible for evaluating new technologies and implementing them to improve the organization's IT infrastructure and operations by partnering with the business to identify business requirements.
      • Building relationships with stakeholders: responsible for building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including business leaders, vendors, and customers.
      • Developing and implementing disaster recovery plans: responsible for developing and implementing disaster recovery plans to ensure the organization's IT systems can recover from a disaster or outage
      • Be a "hands-on" leader and manage and support daily IT operations needs.
      • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of networks, firewalls, cybersecurity monitoring platforms, security systems, and on and off-premise IT services across all commission offices and remote staff.
      • Define and execute strategy for employee computing needs, hardware and software selection, , cybersecurity configurations, telecommunications and mobile technologies, employee training, and onboarding, etc..
      • Forecast hardware and desktop software requirements for Avocado and recommend software, hardware, and other system products.
      • Manage and maintain Network services, Server administration, and LAN.
      • Develops and maintains relationships with external IT vendors and service providers.
      • Ensures compliance with all software licensing agreements.
      • Analyzes IT infrastructure and systems performance to assess operating costs, productivity levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs.
      • Coordinates multisite IT systems via enterprise resource planning (ERP).


        • Bachelor's degree in technology related field or equivalent experience.
        • Minimum of 7 years' experience in the field of Information Technology with at least three in a supervisory capacity.
        • Experience with Net Suite by Oracle or similar ERP.
        • Proven knowledge, experience and a history of success in operational management.
        • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written).
        • Ability to effectively communicate internally and externally.
        • Regular and predictable attendance.


          • Stationary position: Must be able to remain stationary 50% of the time.
          • Move: This role involves moving throughout the office to meet with different team members/
          • Operate: Constantly operates a computer and other office machines such as printers and tablets.
          • Communicate: This role frequently communicates with other team members to update on the status of a task.

            WHAT WE OFFER YOU

            • Medical (HMO, PPO, HSA), Dental, Vision
            • 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance
            • 401(k) with employer match
            • PTO
            • Volunteer days
            • Employee product discount
            • Annual Bonus Plan
            • Training and Tools to be successful along with a strong partnership from your peers and leaders
            • Access to wellness apps
            • Referral Bonus
            • Opportunity to grow


              • Be part of the change - work at an emerging company that is on the mission to increase sustainable and clean products.
              • Culture - be part of a fun, collaborative and passionate team.

                Thank you very much for your interest in working for Avocado Green Brands. We appreciate your time and review each and every resume that is submitted. You will receive an email within 24 hours that confirms your application has been accepted by our applicant tracking system. If you are selected to participate in the interview process, you will receive an email within two weeks from our Talent Acquisition department.

                Avocado Green Brands is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Avocado Green Brands, Fullerton , Director of Information Technology, Executive , Fullerton, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Fullerton RSS job feeds