IT Manager


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: IT Project Management 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English (US) 
Requisition ID: 303 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Key Responsibilities


  • Plan, direct, and coordinate information technology processes and applications for automotive component manufacturing and Just in Sequence (JIS) automotive supplier facilities.
  • Manage and oversee the following business application technologies:  SAP, MES, SCADA systems, supplier portals, AS400, and Unix-Interfaces to third-parties. 
  • Direct daily operations of IT department and subordinate employees to analyze workflow, establish priorities, develop standards and set deadlines.  
  • Design and optimize business processes for information technology applications.
  • Manage IT projects to plan and coordinate project activity utilizing SCRUM. 
  • Provide budget oversight, assign work to IT department staff, and ensure projects are completed. 
  • Oversee development of software to track processes for production of automotive components by analyzing business processes in the SD, MM, PM, QM modules of SAP.
  • Provide direct support of the FI and CO SAP modules to business end-users.
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitor EDI solutions for customers and suppliers based on VDA, EDIFACT and X12 standards. 
  • Implement bar code labels to track production utilizing Zebra Applications and ZPL II.   
  • Support the development of SAP Enterprise Buyer Portal (SAP EBP).
  • Develop and implement high-availability production line control system AS400 and MES systems utilizing RPGLE, DB2, and MS SQL.



Background and Experience


Must have a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, or foreign equivalent and at least 1 year of experience as an IT Manager or substantially similar position performing all of the above duties at an automotive company with global sales in excess of $5 billion. 



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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in 40 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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