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DATE ADDED: Fri 21/09/2018

Auto Parts Manufacturing Information Technology Manager

Carrollton, USA
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COMPANY: ARTHUR WRIGHT AND ASSOCIATES

Job Description

This position requires Auto Parts Manufacturing experience, Permanent United States Citizenship and a Bachelor's Degree for consideration.

I.T. Manager Responsibilities:

Sustain development of remote access/control systems environments, allowing for efficient management of many systems by fewer and off-site personnel

Lead projects as directed by the IT Manager, must be able to be the leader in the project from start to finish, including design, testing, implementing and final signoff.

Lead the management of the Local Area Network and must be able to design and maintain the network to acceptable performance levels.

Assist in managing and overseeing administrative duties on all divisional servers and PC’s

Assist with upgrades on hardware and software systems as required

Assist divisional IT team members as needed and manage the workflow of intra-divisional personnel exchange.

Assist in supporting Microsoft Office, Active Directory, Microsoft Outlook, and CAD (CATIA V5, Autodesk Inventor Series, etc.) systems. Support EDI systems including connections to customers and vendors.

Help manage enterprise systems backups for all business critical data systems.

Help oversee and maintain enterprise-wide and automated virus protection systems on all servers and PC’s and manage automated deployment of critical software fixes via Windows Software Updated Services (WSUS)

Through self-training, computer-based training and courses, continuously improve levels of knowledge and competency with IT systems and products utilized.

Help research, evaluate, and develop new technologies, hardware, and software

Assist with company projects requiring IT involvement

Help facilitate vendor contracts and agreements to lower IT purchasing costs and improve overall product quality.

Maintain documentation and organization of and determine the need for various system support contracts

Facilitate help desk activities between the vendor’s helpdesk and end-users at the division

Assist in the continued implementation of the MRP software system (CMS)

Research problems encountered by users in the ERP system and other manufacturing applications and provide appropriate resolutions based on best practices

Apply functional knowledge to the design and configuration of the ERP system

Work with Ignition and Funnel Cloud software to provide data to the shop floor and Business Unit Managers

Encourage safety, housekeeping, and organizational practices and lead by example

Participate in Continual Improvement activities

Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System, and company policies

 

I.T. Manager Qualifications:

  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work well with others and build and maintain positive team member relations
  • Proven team player
  • Proven self-starter
  • Able to resolve user problems in a timely manner
  • Able to prepare, read, write and interpret reports, instructions, procedures and business correspondence
  • Able to clearly and effectively present information and respond to questions from management, team members, suppliers and customers
  • Able to maintain confidentiality using discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to work flexible hours and be available to three shifts, on call 24x7 on a weekly rotation basis

 

I.T. Manager Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree

1+ year’s computer experience in a manufacturing environment

Microsoft Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, Active Directory and Group Policy management

Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft Exchange/Outlook

CMS experience a plus

Strong networking experience/background including routers, switches, VLAN management, WiFi, etc.

TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, HTTP, WEP/WPA

Preferred Skills

Access/VB programming

Automotive Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Good understanding of MRP/ERP systems

Knowledge of bar coding, labeling and scanning systems

Knowledge of PLC network integration

Microsoft certification

Virtual Private Networking (IPsec, PPTP, L2TP) knowledge

Firewall, router, and switch configuration/programming knowledge

Salary $80,000 - $90,000 a year.

Company Description
Recruiting Specialists for the Manufacturing, Operations, and Engineering Industries.

Arthur Wright & Associates is a employee recruitment firm / headhunter that specializes in placing candidates within the manufacturing, operations, and engineering industries.

We connect manufacturing, engineering, and industrial companies with top talent quickly, confidentially, professionally and with commitment.


Role: Auto Parts Manufacturing Information Technology Manager
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Location: Carrollton,

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