Role details

IT Manager

Barnoldswick   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A dynamic and growing SME specialist manufacturer looking for an IT Manager
  • Are you an IT Manager with a strong manufacturing and ERP / MRP background

About Our Client

Our client, Senior Aerospace Weston, located in Lancashire, England, is a leading supplier of a wide range of complex precision machined components, and sub- assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs') predominantly in the commercial aviation market sector. Their experience and core capabilities support multiple segments of an aircraft's build, including the manufacture of engine compressor and fan components, engine pylon mounting brackets, pintles, wing ribs and associated aero-structure components.

Founded in 1948 as a family firm, Senior Aerospace Weston has grown into a globally competitive business with a reputation of offering the highest levels of customer service, predominantly in the Aerospace market sector. In 2011 the Company was acquired by Senior plc - a manufacturing group listed on the FTSE 250, with over 7,400 employees and operations in 14 countries. Structured in two Divisions; Flexonics and Aerospace, Senior designs, manufactures and markets high technology components and systems principally for original equipment manufacturers in the worldwide aerospace, land vehicle, energy and industrial markets. The Aerospace division has two sub-divisions, Structures and Fluid Systems. Weston forms part of the Structures sub-division with over 300 employees across 2 purpose built sites.

Job Description

The primary focus is to ensure that the business optimises the existing functionality and capability of the ERP system. Driving the ongoing development and improvements within the ERP system to ensure it meets both current and future business needs.

As the IT Manager you will be responsible for the day to day activities of the IT department, including the maintenance, development and security of all aspects of the business IT infrastructure. You will support the Management Team with the implementation of both Local and Group-wide strategy and initiatives. You will deliver robust systems and solutions to support the effective operation of the business that allows the business to take full advantage of its industry leading manufacturing capability.

The Successful Applicant

The IT Manager will need to be delivery focused, combined with excellent communication and influencing skills. The role will require someone who has the ability to engage with stakeholders across the business to build and develop a successfully performing team.

You will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Postgraduate Degree level qualification in IT, Computer Science or another business management discipline coupled with relevant industrial experience.
  • A proven track record of IT Management within SME manufacturing or supply chain businesses.
  • Solid understanding of ERP software solutions, SAP would be desirable or experience of running other ERP systems and upgrades /installations would also be considered.
  • Experience and understanding of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Systems and Protocols.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary with associated benefits for the successful candidate.

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