Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date3 months ago(7/24/2019 11:13 AM)
    ID
    2019-5251
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Company
    Flex-N-Gate Chicago, LLC
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Information Technology Administrator’s role is to ensure proper computer operations so that end users can accomplish organizational tasks. This includes receiving, prioritising, documenting and actively resolving end user help requests. Problem resolution may involve the use of approved diagnostics and help tools, as well as require that the individual give hands-on help at the desktop level.

    Responsibilities

    • Administer a small, uniform site alone or assists in the administration of a larger system.
    • Perform first level problem determination and resolution on all problems.
    • Escalate unresolved issues to the appropriate support team.
    • Software support focus within the network activity, primarily within a Microsoft Windows environment.
    • Process 866 data from Ford in our application server on daily basis.
    • Monitor and follow-up on all outstanding issues to ensure proper and efficient resolution or to update the client as to the current status.
    • Notify appropriate management of priority problems and subsequent resolution.
    • Work with software vendor for testing and implementing any application changes
    • Closely work with other departments for production related issues.
    • Create plan for replacing critical hardware in production environment with minimal down time
    • Install and configure CMS clients for users
    • Utilize all tools necessary to monitor servers and perform other daily duties.
    • Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
    • Record, track and document – help desk requests, problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and brief IT members on the resolution.
    • Develop help sheets and knowledge base for future reference and end users.
    • Perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.
    • Do revision levels changes in sequencing systems as required.
    • Create reports using custom queries from SQL database
    • Manage Sequencing Servers
    • Manage complex database for sequencing
    • Make sure that backups for databases are up and running
    • Keep IT inventory list up to date
    • Maintain System documentation
    • Available for support calls 24/7.
    • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • 2-4 years’ work experience in related field
    • Certifications from accredited schools in computer systems
    • Knowledge of basic computer hardware and applications software.
    • Knowledge of AS400 is an asset.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
    • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Databases and its Query languages preferably SQL
    • Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
    • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.
    • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.
    • Strong analytical ability
    • Troubleshooting ability is required, troubleshoot application issues on the server level as well as on the production floor.
    • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
    • Exceptional Analytical skills
    • Demonstrated good internal customer service skills
    • Proven good presentation skills.
    • Good presentation skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Detail oriented
    • Experience in sequencing operations is an asset

    Benefits

    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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