Job Description

Job Post Information* : Posted Date1 month ago(4/20/2022 9:55 AM)
ID
2022-8035
# of Openings
1
Department
Information Technology

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

  • All work must be performed in a safe, efficient manner in compliance with CompanyPolicy, local, provincial and/or federal rules and regulations and the Collective Agreement;
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed;
  • Awareness and understanding of Environmental Policy (ISO 14001) and Quality Policy (TS 16949) guidelines and how the position’s responsibilities impacts on environment and quality;
  • Ensures personnel performing work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of on-going training, appropriate education, skills and experience;
  • Performs other duties as required by the IT Manager to keep pace with changes in the scope of work.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains plant level primary server infrastructure and backup infrastructure including but not limited to: creating, maintaining and removing domain accounts and mailboxes, maintaining and verifying the Replay server backup architecture.
  • Maintains systems for Time & Attendance record keeping, and ensure proper integration with same wider company systems.
  • Prepares purchase orders, sources new IT equipment via proper quotation processes
  • Maintains and updates hardware/software inventory records, keeps accurate network information databases up to date;
  • Trains users and supervisors on software and hardware on-site;
  • Administrates local network in accordance with wider company procedures and practices to ensure proper integration, works on switching and external connectivity mediums to maintain network integrity, operates using best security practices for local network planning and implementation;
  • Local AS/400 support person, coordinating escalations with other ranking EDI personnel;
  • Configures and installs personal computers (PC), software, network cards and equipment and maintains shop floor computers systems;
  • Maintains telecommunications equipment and systems including new extension provisioning, removal, call handling manipulation and troubleshooting.
  • Coordinates and consults with shop floor software programmer(s) and assists in the introduction of new systems or alterations.
  • On call at all times, and can be reached by cell phone perpetually.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems or related field.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years experience in an automotive environment.

REQUIRED TRAINING: Experience with Microsoft Active Directory environments, Enterprise networking principles, Technical computer skills.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING: VOIP PBX exposure, AS/400 mainframe exposure, SQL capabilities an asset.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES AS FOLLOWS BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Excellent communication, technical, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Proven ability to plan and manage time, resolve issues quickly.
  • Adaptable to new and changing technology and capable of training users;
  • Works well with others, responds quickly to direction.
  • Self motivated, Prioritizes well, Learns quickly, Maximum availability;
  • Able to complete tasks quickly without regularly involving/requiring external intervention.

Benefits

• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance
• RRSP retirement savings plan
• 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. Ontario Human Rights Code and AODA.

Application Instructions

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