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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Sr IT Analyst-Production Systems

Location: 

Findlay, OH, US, 45840

Req ID 25528
   

We are looking for a new colleague to join our IT Service Management Department at our location in Findlay, OH.

 

Responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible for Manufacturing Systems on the production floor and will work with the Plant Management, US/Canada Service Manager, and the Business Relationship Manager (BRM) to determine projects and priorities.
  • Provide primary and/or 2nd level support to computer systems integrated into the production lines 24x7.
  • Assist with the implementation and support of a central plant database to store process data to customer and ZF retention policies.
  • Assist local plant departments with process data requests (SQL Queries).
  • Work on smaller local projects and as part of a team with other ZF employees or outside contract and consulting resources to implement new features or integrate data collection or traceability on local manufacturing lines.
  • Coordinate with the Controls Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers and other departments on issues, upgrades and changes on the manufacturing lines.
  • Work with the Global IT team to implement standard systems as appropriate to support the plant.
  • Provide management and coordination of disaster recovery testing on an annual basis.
  • Responsible for project planning with vendor and ZF businesses.
  • Ensure backups of production floor computer systems and data.
  • Provide support on a secondary basis for other basic service support activities at the plant (i.e. some server administration, desktop support, etc.).

 

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field
  • Minimum of 5 years of directly related experience
  • Experience with the systems and business processes around Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) / Plant Floor Systems (PFS) / Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems
  • Experience with Python, Java, C^ or VB.Net programming language
  • Experience with MSSQL or other database technologies (i.e. Oracle, MySQL, etc.)
  • Understanding of Barcode Technologies
  • A good understanding of basic infrastructure principles:
    • Networking concepts, including switches, firewall & TCP/IP
    • Windows Server systems
    • General IS security (Virus / Patch)
  • Strong English language skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate effectively in-person to a wide range of people (i.e. presentations/meetings)
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-functional and multi-cultural team
  • Proven track record in managing projects in a plant environment, including effectively managing a number of tasks simultaneously and setting/achieving deadlines, standards and targets
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting/competing issues
  • Ability to work without close supervision as part of a virtual global organization

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Sr IT Analyst-Production Systems and apply now!

 

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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