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IT Manager - Manufacturing Applications

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp
Germantown, TN 38138
  • Job Code
    779416
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thyssenKrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced IT Manager -Manufacturing Applications in Germantown, TN.

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation is seeking an IT Manager for its manufacturing and logistics applications. This position is based in the Germantown, TN office but will require a significant presence at the Manufacturing Center (MC) in Middleton, TN. The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the IT support team for manufacturing and logistics functions for the MC. This manager will work cross-functionally with all levels of the organization to build strong business relationships. This manager will lead teams in gathering business requirements and oversee the design, development and delivery of IT solutions that enable continuous business improvements. This role will also require significant participation in ongoing major process and system modernization programs.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensures that systems and applications are highly available and functional to support business needs.
  • Responsible for the team's timely response to break/fix issues or incidents
  • Proposes solutions that enable business processes and drive continuous improvements for manufacturing, logistics and other critical functions across the value stream
  • Manage multiple priorities by leading support of existing IT and business functions while contributing to major transformational programs
  • Plans, directs and monitors activities of staff regarding innovation, documentation and creation of intellectual property.
  • Drives the team to achieve goals on the strategic roadmap and multi-year plan for the business
  • Identifies, plans and manages IT projects from the initiation/approval phase through implementation and support phases
  • Oversees systems' performance including the integration of newly implemented systems with existing systems
  • Manage and develop current IT personnel plus hiring and training of additional IT staff as needed
  • Develop standard operating procedures and best practices, including providing written protocols, specifications and training materials to internal IT staff, external service providers, end-users and clients
  • Oversees or performs systems' maintenance, updates and upgrades as required
  • Evaluates and recommends IS hardware and software solutions that maximize productivity and meet thyssenkrupp's current and future objectives
  • Manages performance of third-party software and service providers according to contractual obligations
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business or related field required
  • Ten or more years' experience in Information Technology or a related field with five years of experience in a supervisory/leadership role
  • Seven or more years of progressive IT experience with demonstrated success in a solution development and/or business analyst role
  • Strong experience leading support and enhancements of ERP applications in a manufacturing/logistics environment
  • Solid understanding of the integration of ERP applications with manufacturing execution and warehouse management systems
  • Experience with the delivery of solutions and application development using Agile principles is a plus
  • Experience with the delivery of solutions and application support based on IT Service Management/ITIL principles
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of technical staff members located in multiple facilities
  • Significant experience managing relationships, SLAs and deliverables with third-party software and service providers
  • Ability to build strong relationships across all levels of the organization and confidently interact with senior leadership
  • Experience developing and delivering solutions to enable lean manufacturing processes
  • Must have the ability to multi-task by balancing multiple projects at any given time
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills
  • Requires effective time management, project management and organizational change management abilities
  • Solid written and oral communication skills are essential for the role
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office 365
  • Proven ability to take initiative and anticipate business needs while working independently
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly at 1-844-427-5461.We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world's leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years' time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers' individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.Business Area Elevator Technology

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world's leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years' time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities.thyssenkrupp is a technology group with strengths in materials. Over 162,000 employees in 78 countries work to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. In fiscal year 2018/2019 thyssenkrupp generated sales of 42.0 billion. Our technologies and innovations are the key to meeting diverse customer and market requirements around the world, growing on the markets of the future, and generating stable earnings, cash flows and value growth.





Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12
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