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IT Manager

Job Number:  56830
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee Plant
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456



Job Number: 56830
Division: Magna Structures Tennessee LLC.
Job Type: IT Manager
Location: Stanton, Tennessee


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

This position is for a new greenfield facility that will be located in the Greater Memphis Tennessee Area. This position maintains all information technology systems and software by upgrading and adding as necessary and making repairs and improvements to keep systems operating at optimum levels.  Assures maximum uptime, while continually improving methods and technologies.

Key Responsibilities

Supervises IT Department personnel supporting ERP, network, systems administration, among others.

Sets direction for the department, ensuring preparation for the future.
Oversees adherence to security standards set by Magna Global IT.    
Manages compliance to audit controls standards.
Develop and maintain a disaster recovery plan for all mission critical systems.
Provides for adherence to relevant standards as they relate to Mafact, IATF, TiSAX, ISO27001, etc.
Works with OT personnel to develop good security protocols that both protect the OT environment and position the division to move forward with Industry 4.0 initiatives.
Maintains and continually develops Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity and topology, emphasizing dependability, speed and fault tolerance between divisions, Cosma/Magna corporate offices and resources and to our customers.
Manages and oversee all duties of the department personnel.
Oversees administrative duties on all divisional servers and PC’s.
Plans and supervise upgrades on hardware and software as required.
Assists divisional Systems Administrators as needed and manage the workflow of inter-divisional personnel exchange as needed.
Supports enterprise, cross-divisional Microsoft Office, Active Directory and CAD (Catia, AutoDesk Inventor Series, etc) systems. Supports EDI systems including connections to customers and vendors.
Manages enterprise systems backups, including IBM AS/400, File and Print servers, SQL Database Servers and any other critical data systems.
Assists company personnel in development of small applications and/or manage relationships with outside companies to deliver required applications.
Evaluation and implementation of the ERP software system, CMS, and other applications.
Provides oversight and support of the MES system at the division.
Investigates and researches new technology for the benefit of the division.
Assists in management of vendor software agreements/contracts.
Keeps management updated on all outstanding projects and timing for each.
Oversees set-up and support of all users on all systems with the highest priority to security given.
Develop and maintain network wiring and phone system software.
Through classroom training, self-training and computer based training, continuously improves levels of knowledge and competency with IT systems and products utilized by MEVS.
Promotes training for department team members to help maintain a high level of expertise for all.
Works with the IT team to document all processes and procedures for the department.  Represents the department during audits and provides documentation for such.
Follows and supports MEVS Manufacturing’s and Magna’s operating principles, including:
Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all employees equally, fairly with dignity and respect.
Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication at the lowest level.
5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.  Promotes an environment where zero injuries is the expected standard.
Company quality and environmental policies.
Supports and promotes the division’s mission/vision statements.
Exhibits and lives the division’s core values and holds direct reports to these standards.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

University degree/College Diploma in Computer Science, or related discipline with 5 years work-related experience in a similar position.

Familiar with EDI, Bar Coding & Scanning systems, private networking (IPsec, PPTP, L2TP), firewalls, routers and switch configuration/programming knowledge
Networking experience/background including routers, switches, Wi-Fi, etc.
Knowledge and experience using Microsoft products, Windows Server, Active Directory and messaging platforms.
Ethernet wiring and standards.
Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive employee relations.
Must communicate well and have organizational skills.
Proven team player.
Proven self-starter.
Able to resolve user problems on a timely basis.
Able to prepare, read, write and interpret reports, instructions, procedures and business correspondence.
Able to clearly and effectively respond to questions from leaders, employees, suppliers and customers.
Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Able to work flexible hours to be available to multiple shifts.
Able to manage multiple projects such as upgrades and new product implementations.
Able to distinguish primary colors.

Additional Information

•    Involves some physical activity, which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on an occasional basis.  Involves lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally.
•    Must be able to distinguish between basic shades of color.

•    General office environment with occasional exposure to general factory environment.
•    Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
•    Able to work flexible hours to be available to multiple shifts.

Some of the equipment and tools used are computers, notebooks, printers, scanners, copiers, communication devices, IP phone systems, Barcode equipment, routers, switches and cables

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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