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IT Manager

Job Number:  30861
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Vigo Metal
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Porriño, ES



Job Number: 30861 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Vigo Metal 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Porriño 


Group Description
Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

The job holder sets up, organizes, implements, and controls all Information Technology Services in the plant. This includes the responsibility for the operating system, user support, server and application systems, ERP, IDE to the customer, Production System, Telephone lines and the day to day direct operative work with the systems and computers. The job holder optimizes the systems, develops or adapts them to new business processes and implements the IT systems considering existing guidelines of the automotive industry and MAGNA.

Key Responsibilities


  • Ensuring the errorless and frictionless efficiency of the local technical infrastructure.
  • Create a high availability IT infrastructure based on the required for production.
  • Selection of hard and software for the plant according to MAGNA guidelines.
  • Maintenance and optimization of IT infrastructures.
  • Implementation, installation, and support of the hard- and software.
  • Ensuring data-backup and data saving referring to all applied systems.
  • Documentation of all relevant issues in the field of responsibility according to existing guidelines.
  • Ensuring the meeting of all quality targets according to existing Quality Management systems.
  • Planning and organizing necessary user training concerning the utilized software programs.
  • Customer contact to ensure the electronic data transfer.
  • Coordination of the IT-related capacity and cost-reporting.
  • Management of all IT projects.
  • Is responsible for keeping all EHS rules and procedures, is participating in risk evaluation of subordinated positions.
  • Is the owner of the IT process.


Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • To organize workplaces according to the health and safety legal requirements and rules.
  • Managers understand and follow all Health and safety standards and legal requirements.


Information Security / IT Security

  • Compliance to all Magna and Seating EU rules and guidelines with regards to Information Security and IT Security.


Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Information Technology Degree or comparable education.
  • Several years of IT management in the automotive industry.
  • Intensive knowledge in analysing, designing, organizing, and optimizing IT-processes.
  • Experiences in Project Management.
  • Esperience in SAP is a must.
  • Experiences with Production systems (MES).
  • Basic knowledge in network-administration.
  • Good qualifications in Windows server-administration.
  • Knowledge of core tools (FMEA, 8D).

Additional Information

  • Able to exercise independent judgement and act on it.
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • High English level is a must. 

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