Magna International
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Detroit, MI, USA

IT Manager - Manufacturing

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About us
We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That's why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.
Forward. For all.
Group Summary
Magna Electronics leads the way in active safety technologies, revolutionizing the automotive industry and improving lives. With a strong focus on adapting ADAS systems and electronic solutions to any vehicle, we address a wide range of mobility and safety needs. As we build a safer, more intelligent, and connected mobility experience, Magna is dedicated to creating a better future for people globally.
About the Role
The IT Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing all IT operation within the plant. They will lead a team of IT professionals to ensure the smooth functioning of the plant's technology infrastructure, systems, and networks. The IT Manager will also collaborate with other departments and IT stakeholders to identity and implement IT solutions that align with the plant's goals and objectives.
Your Responsibilities

  • Directs daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards, and setting deadlines.
  • Plans, designs, and maintains the IT framework structure.
  • Directs operations of computers and related equipment, including telecommunications and data networks. Evaluate the organization's technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades.
  • Implements operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, security, and integrity of computer software.
  • Ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization. Directs and coordinates consultations with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.

Who we are looking for

  • Strong communication skills to work with internal and external contacts at all levels within the organization.
  • Understands organizational needs and is able to direct/manage others in the development of plans for acquisition and installation of equipment.
  • Strategic mindset that can establish programming standards and methods of evaluating data for use throughout the organization.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience managing an IT Department or equivalent work experience in a plant manufacturing setting.
  • Program Certifications such as Microsoft, VMWare, SQL, etc.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and prioritize/deal with several issues at one time. Flexibility to be able to adapt to changing needs of the department.
  • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills to be able to represent the Company in a professional manner and communicate with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing and experience within this environment.
  • Proven hands-on-experience working with IT systems.

What we offer
At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.
Site Benefits

  • On-site fitness center
  • Monthly companywide events
  • An extensive training program and exciting internal development opportunities
  • In addition to the statutory holiday entitlement, 12/24 and 12/31 are free of work and no vacation days have to be consumed for this purpose.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.
At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.
Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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What are Magna International Perks + Benefits

Magna International Benefits Overview

At Magna, our employees are at the center of what we do. It’s a priority to protect the health of our people and our business and we do this in a variety of ways. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, disability, life insurance, FSA, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing plan, Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), pet insurance, auto/home insurance, wellness programs and much more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Hybrid work model
Summer hours
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences

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