Status : Ongoing recruitment, Entry date flexible
The IT Manager is a key contributor in the thyssenkrupp
Camshafts team. Working in a cross-functional support role, this
role works with internal customers (logistics, production,
engineering, administration) and external customers (the world-wide
IT/SAP team, stationed in 9 different countries world-wide). This
role works on a number of challenging and exciting projects related
to business process resolution, influencing day-to-day & strategic
The IT Manager is responsible for planning and supporting
current and future technology directions; the development and
implementation of technology that will support the company’s
strategic plan, including technologies in the areas of hardware,
software and telecommunications. The Head of IT/SAP will provide
strategic and operating plan management with the support from
worldwide IT/ SAP.
Your Profile The IT Manager serves as an engaged and
trusted source in the organization. Success in this role is
measured by the successful implementation of solutions for the
local Camshafts operation and the satisfaction of internal and
external customers. Key deliverables to ensure success are listed
Monitor critical business operating systems, policies and
procedures that support the achievement of the directive and
strategies set by the CEO.
Lead through fair and consistent actions, decisions and asking
the right questions to help others understand how to solve problems
Maintain good housekeeping and safety in the IT area and in IT
installation throughout the facility -- comply with all safety and
Responsible for operation / maintenance of tk Presta Camshafts
specific IT infrastructure for tk Presta Danville operations in
alignment with global process led from tk Presta Camshafts
headquarters in Europe
Responsible operation / maintenance ERP System SAP /
coordination with outsourcing partner EDS & thyssenkrupp
Continuous improvement system landscape / business process
engineering / reengineering. Implement corrective action to get
resolution (e.g. implement customer education programs, champion
product/technology enhancements, lead documentation modifications,
conduct internal awareness initiatives).
Support Production IT infrastructure and improvements – strategy
coordinated with IT WW team – manage local implementation.
Coordinate and manage IT projects & tasks with management /
Determine and follow metrics to accurately assess activities and
performance from the group.
Recommend new utility software products to continue to improve
the productivity of the group.
Effectively translate business/functional system requirements
into clear, concise assignments for the team.
Participate in recruiting, hiring, discipline and evaluation of
SAP/IT support staff.
Must provide excellent documentation and design specifications
for all projects worked on. Provide new specifications to support
Stay up to date on the automotive industry EDI communication
standards and trends.
Evaluate, maintain, test and/or execute disaster/recovery plans
for area of responsibility.
Work with key business end users.
Provide back-up support for IT Engineers and SAP Engineers, as
Willing to work on an international team and travel
Supervisory Responsibility :
Supervise the IT/SAP department and is responsible for the
overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the IT/SAP
Education: Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field (Applied
Computer Science). 5+ years of experience with SAP and/or
Information Technology. Programming skills (open SQL, Java and ABAP
are advantageous). Experience in a manufacturing environment would
Technology: Knowledge of network operating systems, Microsoft
operating systems, Microsoft operating systems, proprietary
software, and commercial software used in the Production IT
Programming: Open SQL, JAVA, and ABAP are advantageous but not
Travel: Occasional travel, up to 10% including international
Your benefits with us This is important to us: This is us - your
new employer Components Technology - Our Business Area
Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It
produces components for all application areas such as front and
rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction
slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are
responsible for the success of this Business Area.
thyssenKrupp Presta Camshafts is an innovative automotive
supplier of assembled camshafts. We are at the forefront of
technology in the automobile industry with a patent-registered
product that has changed the manufacturing of automotive camshafts
As the market leader of assembled camshafts, we produce more
than 25 million camshafts per year. We have over 1,800 employees in
8 locations all over the globe and are growing each year. Our
products are technologically advanced due to their lightweight
construction offering better fuel economy and reduced emissions. By
utilizing highly automated production facilities in conjunction
with our patented assembly technology we offer a competitive
advantage for our customers all over the world.
Located in Danville, Illinois- ThyssenKrupp Presta Danville, LLC
offers its employees exciting growth opportunities both nationally
and internationally, collaborative teamwork that inspires
professional growth and the opportunity to work for a company with
cutting edge technologies and a reputation for outstanding employee
We are innovative. We are market leaders. We are ThyssenKrupp.
Become one of us.
Business Area Automotive Technology
Our Automotive Technology business is passionate about the
automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech
automotive components worldwide. With over 25.000 employees, we are
responsible for the success of this business. Our product spectrum
includes integrated camshafts and cylinder head modules,
manufactured steering and damper systems as well as springs and
stabilizers. We are also a system partner for all important
components of the process chains car body and powertrain in
thyssenKrupp Presta Camshafts 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.
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