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IT Manager, MEVS GTA

Job Number:  49303
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Canada Group Office
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 49303 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Canada Group Office 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BRAMPTON 


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

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

  • 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 Division.
  •  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
  • Additional duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

•    Grade 12 education or equivalent
•    Two (2) – four (4) year degree in Computer Science or related field and two (2) years of job related experience or equivalent experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    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.

Physical Demands:

•    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.

Additional Information

Environmental Conditions:

•    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.

Physical Demands:
General office demands.

Environmental Conditions:
General office environment with occasional exposure to general factory environment.

Environmental, Health & Safety:

•    Support and comply with all TS16949 & ISO14001 procedures and work instructions.
•    Support a safe and healthful work environment that is free of recognized hazards for all employees, contractors and visitors.
•    Cooperate with all local, state and federal agencies, such as OSHA or the EPA, in the event of an inspection.
•    Know and follow all applicable EH&S Policies and Procedures.

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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.

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