Job Summary

IT Plant Engineer

  • Location:
    Chicago , Illinois
  • Salary:
    60000 $ - 70000 $ / Year
  • Category:
    System Administrator
  • Contract Type:
  • Job reference:

Modis has an exciting opportunity for a System Administrator looking to break into manufacturing in the southeast Chicago area.
Position Description:
The Plant IT Engineer has the responsibility of implementing, maintaining, programming and troubleshooting IT applications in the plant to ensure maximum contribution to productivity, quality and responsiveness. The Plant IT Engineer also facilitates the implementation of IT enablers in the plant to support the Company’s Process efforts in terms of flexible and lean manufacturing, error proofing and manufacturing execution systems. This position provides an excellent opportunity both to apply IT skills to manufacturing, and to acquire manufacturing experience that will enhance long-term career potential. Must be able to work flexible hours in support a multi-shift operation. Requires rotating schedule to support business processes. (Days, nights and or weekends) Provide technical support for IT Applications and Infrastructure ie. Plant Floor Systems - NGAVS, CDC, EP The position focuses on the integration and long-term maintenance of the production scheduling execution systems in an assembly setting.
Skills and Experience required:

  • Good understanding of variety of application architectures and networking
  • Experience with Windows Servers 2008-2012
  • Experience with networking technologies such as: Cisco Routers and Switches, IPT
  • Demonstrated capability to work effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Experience of managing application production support including setting operating procedures, metrics and performance monitoring
  • Experience with robust change control processes
  • Experience and Knowledge of Project Management processes
  • Strong Communication skills including experience working with Business management and global teams

Skills and Experience preferred:  

  • Experience with Software Management Tools such as MS, SCCM
  • Experience with Remote networking tools
  • Microsoft Exchange experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of Citrix XenDesktop VDI or similar deployment tools


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