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IT Manager

Job Number:  40723
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Vehma International of America
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

TROY, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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

Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in computer operations (hardware, software, and communications – phones, WAN, internet, etc.). This would also include budgeting and implementing systems which safeguard the company’s assets.

Key Responsibilities

Work with management and other division and group IT managers to determine strategic direction.

Plan and develop policies, procedures, and work plans for carrying out computer operations.

Meet with subordinates to discuss progress of work, resolve problems, and ensure that standards for quality and quantity of work are met.

Adjust hours of work, priorities, and staff assignments to ensure efficient operation based on workload.

Consult with software and hardware vendors and other establishment workers to solve problems impeding computer processing.

Meet with users to determine quality of service and identify needs.

Meet with management or others to determine impact of proposed changes in hardware or software on computer operations and service to users.

Evaluate new software and hardware to determine usefulness and compatibility with existing software and hardware.

Evaluate proposed data processing projects to assess adequacy of existing hardware and recommend purchase of equipment.

Develop budget and monitor expenditures.

Direct and coordinate activities of office application software training.

Design and implement system backup strategy.

Design system security for servers and workstations.

Design and implement hardware maintenance schedules.

Design and implement PC and UNIX network solutions.

Assist end users with system problems.

Maintain software licensing documentation and document all hardware and software purchases including serial numbers and reporting to accounting department.

Inventory hardware biannually.

Represent the department during audits and provide documentation confirming compliance to processes and procedures.

Develop and maintain disaster recovery procedures for information technology and mission critical systems.

Sets direction for the department, ensuring preparation for the future.

Oversees adherence to security standards set by Magna Global IT.

Manages compliance to audit control standards.

Works with OT personnel to develop strong security protocols that both protect the OT environment and position the division to move forward with Industry 4.0 initiatives.

Provides for proper documentation of change management.

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.

Investigates and researches new technology for the benefit of the division.

Through classroom training, self training, and computer based training, continuously improves levels of knowledge and competency within IT systems and products utilized by the division.

Promotes training for department team members to help maintain a high level of expertise for all.

Works for the IT team to document all processes and procedures for the department.

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education – Required:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Education - Preferred:

Master’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Years of Experience:

Minimum seven to ten (7-10) years of related experience required

Supervisory Experience:

Some supervisory experience, preferred

Licenses and Certifications:

None

Other Skills/Experience -Required:

  • Skills and industrial experience in database and web architecture design and implementation, MS SQL and other programming language are essential.
  • Possess skills and industrial experience in CAD/CAE, Manufacturing Process, CAD data format conversion, exchange, and CAD viewing technology.
  • Possess skills and industrial experience in PDM/PLM and ERP.

Other Skills/Experience -Preferred:

  • Automotive industrial experience

Additional Information

Approximately ten percent (10%) travel may be required.

05--Information Technology F--Permanent/Regular 


Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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