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Sunderland IT Systems Engineer

Job Number:  5023
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Sunderland
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Sunderland, GB

Magna

 

Job Number: 5023 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Sunderland 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Sunderland

 

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.

 

 

Role Summary

This role will provide both proactive and reactive support, configuration and system documentation for the IT systems Infrastructure, and business systems in a fast-paced high availability manufacturing environment, as well as planning and implementing improvements to ensure the high availability, performance and resilience of business systems.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensuring that IT maintenance work and troubleshooting is carried out to a high standard and follows all Magna polices and guidelines
  • Managing and monitoring all installed IT systems and infrastructure
  • Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining IT systems, and management tools
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Disaster Recovery planning, documentation and execution
  • Proactively identify areas for business, and workflow improvement
  • Monitor business systems performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with relevant teams to implement those fixes
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Escalate to, and liaise with Magna Global IT team
  • Work closely with MES Engineer as cross-functional team, as a backup for each other.
  • Ensure adherence to the IT policy
  • Ensure SOX compliance (Documentation and recording of events and changes)
  • Continuous improvement of all IT processes and initiatives
  • Ensure a safe working environment and excellent housekeeping standards
  • Other duties commensurate to the role
Key Qualifications/Requirements

 

  • Problem-solving, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work in difficult or under pressure
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Ability to translate user requirements into a defined solution, with clear specification and timelines
  • Team player (within IT and cross-functionally)
  • Technical degree in a relevant discipline
  • IT technical support experience
  • IT System administration experience in High-Availability mission critical environment
  • Microsoft Windows Server and AD
  • VMware ESX/vSphere Virtualisation
  • Core networking technologies, including DHCP, DNS, Mail Transport, TCP/IP and NFS
  • Exposure to ERP systems
  • Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Eagerness and ability to learn new skills/technologies
  • Problem-solving, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work in difficult or under pressure
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Ability to translate user requirements into a defined solution, with clear specification and timelines
  • Team player (within IT and cross-functionally)
  • Technical degree in a relevant discipline
  • IT technical support experience
  • IT System administration experience in High-Availability mission critical environment
  • Microsoft Windows Server and AD
  • VMware ESX/vSphere Virtualisation
  • Core networking technologies, including DHCP, DNS, Mail Transport, TCP/IP and NFS
  • Exposure to ERP systems
  • Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Eagerness and ability to learn new skills/technologies
Additional Information

Due to launch activities, managing quality spills and review meetings in global time zones you will be expected at times to work extended working hours including weekends and holidays when required.

You would be required to adhere to all Health, Safety and Environmental procedures whilst at work.

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