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IT Manager

Job Reference: 20015


Salary / Rate: 90000 - 110000 per annum bonus, pension

Location: North Yorkshire

Contract / Permanent: Permanent
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced IT Manager, ideally from a manufacturing background to join this International Manufacturing organisation to manage all their IT systems globally to ensure business continuity, security and data integrity. They are innovators creating new products for a Eco-friendly tomorrow. You will advise senior management on the long-term strategic direction for IT consistent with the company’s needs and to manage and report on the performance of all IT and telecommunications projects.

Your role will be far reaching and will include all of the following:
Internal stakeholder communication and relationships
IT Networking and all Systems
Strategic Development
IT Projects
Team Leadership
Financial/Management Reporting

Essential skills required:
You will come from a manufacturing background which could be Industrial, Chemical, Auto, Engineering, Wood or Metal Processing to name but a few.
Significant IT experience which includes a strong knowledge of desktop applications (Microsoft technologies and implementing SQL databases) and Networking (Lan/Wan Cisco technologies).
Experience in IT infrastructure planning and development.
Design, implementation, deployment and commissioning a Manufacturing Execution System
Understanding of Data Warehousing/ Business Intelligence/ Data Architecture
ISA-88 / ISA-95 standards
Experience of managing capital projects and budgets
Manufacturing and process automation knowledge.
Possess good knowledge of different software systems, client/service architectures and various compatibility requirements.
Experience of managing suppliers and supplier relationships.

Desirable skills:
Experience with Virtualization technologies.
Experience of BCP/DR planning, implementation and testing.
Experience of Cloud Computing/SaaS
GDPR compliance
Health and Safety in an industrial environment

Personal qualities required:
Able to communicate and influence clearly and persuasively, both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrate a high level of personal motivation to do the job well and to improve the way things are done.
Ability to motivate and develop a diverse team.
Maintain a long-term perspective of IT developments to influence forward planning.
Take ownership of and analyse problems, implementing practical solutions.
Maintain an external focus and awareness of the environment in which the company operates.
Work co-operatively with colleagues at all levels within and outside your own work area.
Charlotte James Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.