IT Manager

 •  Precision Castparts Mentor, OH

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Electronics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Electronics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

IT Manager
US - OH - Mentor

Job Description

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power generation, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace, and other general industrial markets and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC Airfoils, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Precision Castparts Corp. The Airfoils Division manufactures complex highly technical investment casting for turbine engine applications used in commercial jet engines, military jet engines, helicopters and industrial gas turbines.

Reporting Relationship: Reports directly to the Controller

Location: Mentor / Painesville, OH

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, ElectricalEngineering or related degrees (MBA preferred).

Personal Characteristics: Able to meet deadlines and be accountable for quality/throughput. Able to work flexible hours with a history of dependability as demonstrated with strong attendance record. Have strong sense of urgency. Individual must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and managers.

Principal Area of Responsibility: Leads the Information Technology team to help drive business goals including partnering with multiple departments to reduce variability within the manufacturing cycle, increasing productivity, providing continuous improvement, improving visibility to meaningful data, and maintaining critical systems to > 99.9% uptime in a 24/7/365 environment. Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and current financial and IT requirements. Aligns information technology policies and procedures with division objectives and establishes IT systems and controls to ensure user satisfaction and compliance with Corporate, Division and legal requirements.

Specific Duties:
• Organize staff, projects, and daily activities with the constant, intense focus on maximizing value to the organization.
• Ensures 100% compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and Corporate Policies.
• Defines user information requirements by conferring with users and analyzing requirements. Take that understanding and draft specs ranging from simple, approved changes forms to complex process map specifications for review and acceptance before development begins.
• Data Mining within a SQL environment on a regular basis.
• Lead a staff of SQL/.NET developers, networking engineers, and automation engineers. Perform regular performance appraisals and project reviews.
• Direct implementation and execution of new/upgraded information systems via well-defined plans including procedures, deadlines and accountability. Ensure 100% compliance to corporate implementation policies.
• Evaluates and implements IT procedures and equipment for maximum efficiency and cost containment.
• Continue to increase effectiveness of shop floor integration and data collection through the use of improved HMIs, PLC control, and SQL integration.
• Ensures users are provided with professional and timely support and service.
• IT Lead on projects and multiple audits (SOX, Corporate Standards, Implementations).
• Establish and maintain an IT development candidate pool through the use of IT Co-Ops and recruiting corporate IT development candidates.
• Create and manage the IT budget including fixed and capital items.
• Maintaining a positive relationship with all business departments.
• Prepares and maintains technical specifications and related documentation to secure procedures and prevent systems failure.
• Upgrades and maintains the plant’s disaster recovery plan.
• Work with other IT Managers within the division & company to leverage best practices and resources.
• Manage and drive IT vendors to keep costs low and keep lead-times down for both services and purchases.

• Minimum of 5 years experience in IT with at least 3 years leading IT staff.
• Extensive business experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
• Strong project management experience.
• Minimum of 3 years of managing a critical SQL environment including application side, DR, and reporting.
• Highly motivated and driven individual.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
• Must be a team player with a strong customer orientation.
• Ability to think strategically and plan over a multi-year time span.
• Ability to successfully manage many issues/projects simultaneously.
• < 5% travelrequired. Position covers Mentor and Painesville Manufacturing facilities.

Physical and Mental Demands:

• Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed below.
• The ability to handle high stress associated with high activity with tight deadlines.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
• Must be a team player with a strong customer orientation.
• Ability to think strategically and plan over a multi-year time span.
• Ability to manage multiple issues simultaneously.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.

You must also verify that you are a U.S. citizen or a national of the U.S., or a lawful permanent resident under the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (“ITAR”), Export Administration Regulations, and any related laws and legislation.

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