Gentherm, Inc. IT Operations Manager in Northville, Michigan

As a leader in thermal technology, we design, develop, and manufacture heating, cooling, and ventilating devices for diverse global markets. With our employees, we pioneer and shape markets for comfort devices while seeking new ways to drive value for our customers. We employ approximately 10,000 people at twelve locations in North America, Europe and Asia.In the field of (Information Technology) in (Northville, MI), we are looking for you to strengthen our team as soon as possible as an (IT Manager, North America).Summary: The IT Operations Manager for North America manages the company's system infrastructure in order to provide the most efficient and effective support, including reporting, for current operations and future information technology requirements. Oversees the planning, design, and implementation of new systems or changes in existing data processing systems to support management control and decision- making activities. This person will oversee and provide strategic direction for technical projects in alignment with organizational goals and direct the effective delivery of Applications, Systems, Support Services and Disaster Recovery processes. This includes researching and recommending new products, identifying new market opportunities and leading efforts to improve IT processes. The IT Operations Manager will lead a North American IT team while working closely with management and external vendors, and be responsible for preparing and managing financial budget and forecasts specifically for US, Canada, and Mexico locations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.•Ensures and monitoring of adequate system-performance with regard of downtimes, system- and network-safety•Works collaboratively with regard to design and implementation of the IT strategy, setting of standards and their safeguardingLeads of IT-projects and reporting•Coordinates the development, implementation, management and support of all business systems.•Serves as project manager for new information technology initiatives and corporate initiatives.•Provides business evaluation and feedback for management.•Suggests process improvements and assesses the impact of changes in business processes.•Ensures that any proposed changes can be managed and tracked by business systems.•Implements and manages all information technology end-user training in the company.•Prepares regular reports and project updates for management to communicate technology positionserformance.•Works with local IT personnel to assess needs, submits related paperwork and assists in the installation of capital purchases.•Identifies resource requirements for all systems and applications and communicate recommendation to Director of IT.•Develops, maintains, and tests disaster recovery plans.•Manages computer operation scheduling, backup, storage, and retrieval functions.•Provides support to end users in the selection, procurement, usage, and maintenance of software programs and hardware.Education/Experience:•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in IT Related field.•At least 10 years of information technology experience using networking concepts and all facets of personal computing. Related experience and/or advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.•IT Management experience or a minimum of 7 years' experience in technical operations management and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience.•Requires a very strong PC hardware/infrastructure skill set and proficiency with Windows operating