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IT SUPPORT ANALYST | BIRMINGHAM | AUTOMOTIVE

Job Title: IT SUPPORT ANALYST | BIRMINGHAM | AUTOMOTIVE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
Salary: £40,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 1005
Contact Name: Daren Thornley
Contact Email: daren@thornleycs.com
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

IT SUPPORT ANALYST | BIRMINGHAM | AUTOMOTIVE

Working with a world class automotive 1st tier supplier.

  • £40,000
  • PENSION
  • ONSITE PARKING
  • EARLY FRIDAY FINISH

About our client

A leading 1st tier supplier to the Automotive Sector, a multinational company with ambitious growth plans for 2017 and beyond.

The purpose of the role

  • Be engaged in formulation and implementation of the Group and Regional IT Technical strategy.
  • Responsible for all aspects of IT technical management, technical assets including: LAN, Servers, Domain, Shop Floor Systems, ERP Systems, Power B2O Sequence Systems and escalation process.
  • Responsible to lead and communicate within their skill set to their fellow IT Technical professionals within the business to ensure that goals, budgets and policies are understood and meet the business needs. 
  • Responsible to coach and appraise the present organisation to become lean, agile and competitive.
  • Ensure the assets (Hardware & Software) are managed, maintained and utilised to maximise the productivity of the business.
  • As a key member of the IT team, you will be expected to play a lead and co-ordinating role in pulling together all key functions, under the continuous improvement banner and bring a new and different level of thinking to the IT function.  

The day to day duties

  • Communicate tasks and projects to technical IT team.
  • Develop, prepare and monitor projects within skill set.
  • Maintain the level of technical knowledge within skill set and meet the level of expertise needed within the business.
  • Consult on technical processes within the IT Group – 

 

                                     Desktop/Laptop Hardware (Installation/Configuration)

                                     Printers (Workgroup/Desktop/Label)

                                     Microsoft Windows Server Technologies

                                     Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and above.

                                     Microsoft Desktop Environment (Windows/Office)

                                     Power B2O Sequence Systems

                                     ERP Systems Support

                                     Shop Floor Systems Support.

                                     Server Hardware (Installation/Configuration/Administration)

                                     Storage Technologies (RAID/SAN/NAS)

                                     Backup solutions (Veritas BackupExec + LTO3 Tapeloader)

                                     Network support (Switches/Routers)

                                     Wireless technologies (Wifi Access points\Portable Scanners)

                                     Security systems (Door Access Control/Cameras)

                                     

                                    

  • Project management
  • Be able and available to cover any operations shift when/if required.
  • Adhere to policies and create regional procedures.
  • Maintain change control process.
  • Prepare and deliver effective handover report at end of shift.
  • Facilitate improved understanding of IT methods throughout the business.
  • Contacts- interface with (internal / external) all customers and suppliers at all levels when required 

Candidates should have the following experience and qualifications

  • Qualifications – Candidates will preferably be certified to degree level with a minimum experience of 5 years in recognised IT role.
  • Have a certified qualification in their chosen area.
  • Excellent technical skills.