JOB TITLE: It Manager


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Bradford
Job Reference : 11226AH Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 16/12/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £37000 per annum + pension, full health
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Position: IT Manager (Manufacturing) Package: Circa £37,000 plus pension, private healthcare, profit share Location: Bradford We are looking to recruit a hands on, Microsoft bias IT Manager to work for this manufacturing company based across two sites in Bradford. You`ll take charge of IT systems at both sites and will provide day to day operational support for the desktop / network / server technology alongside the ERP system, which is provided and supported by a 3rd party software company.


Job Description

Position: IT Manager (Manufacturing)
Package: Circa £37,000 plus pension, private healthcare, profit share
Location: Bradford

The Role
We are looking to recruit a hands on, Microsoft bias IT Manager to work for this manufacturing company based across two sites in Bradford. You`ll take charge of IT systems at both sites and will provide day to day operational support for the desktop / network / server technology alongside the ERP system, which is provided and supported by a 3rd party software company.

The role will suit either a hands on IT manager from a manufacturing environment or a senior administrator / support engineer looking to make the step into a management position.

You would be expected to support the existing technology, but also to advise and act as lead on the implementation of new technology into the business. Environment is virtualized (VMWare) so experience within a virtual technology environment is required as is support and administration experience of Microsoft Windows, Desktop and Server, along with reasonable TCP/IP based networking skills.

The Duties
The main functions of this role are:
*to ensure that the IT Department provides a cost effective and pro-active IT service across both sites
*to provide leadership, project management and vision for the department
*to ensure that projects undertaken by the department are aligned with the business goals and needs of the company
*to manage and advise on the continuing development of our in-house information management systems
*to maintain and further the development of our IT infrastructure

The ERP system is a standard product with a number of bespoke modifications and while it is essential that you have a track record of IT support within a manufacturing / ERP environment, training will be provided on the specifics of this particular system.

This is a tightly integrated system encompassing elements of CRM and ERP, stock control, and various other elements but is sits on a Microsoft windows based platform so would it is assumed a skilled IT / Microsoft savvy professional will be able to pick the specifics up quickly.

As this position is classed as a management role, you would be expected to have excellent communication skills and participate, and be forthcoming with suggestions to the senior management team. Equally important is that you should be able to readily translate technical discussions into easy to understand information for non-IT personnel, and vice versa.

You are expected to be the champion of corporate IT security and to take the lead on data protection legislation and compliance.

The Package
18% pension contributions, private medical healthcare including family, inclusion in company profit share scheme (After qualifying period).

Owing to business needs the first stage of interviews with the client are scheduled for the week commencing 12th January 2015.

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Reference: 11226AH


Job Keywords

IT, SAP, ERP, manufacturing, hardware, software, system, technical, telecoms, Microsoft, Windows, server, OS, operating, desktop, network server, VMWare, virtualisation, support, engineer, technician, technology XP, 7, 8, 2000, 2012, TCP, IP, CRM



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