Manager, Information Technology


Riverview, MI


POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager, IT will ensure efficient operation of the IT department in alignment with IT objectives while meeting acceptable service levels for the user community.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Shall adhere to all regulatory requirements, including FDA, EPA, OSHA, and related safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices.
  • Identify and protect the original technical information as part of the company property.

Key accountabilities:

  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, security, data backup, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems including Servers, Telephones, network elements, PCs. Operating systems, hardware, software, and other peripheral equipment.
  • Review performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, manage IT Budgets, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements.
  • Work with decision makers to identify, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions.
  • Define and implement IT policies, procedures, and best practices, working closely with management to help maintain FDA compliance on all IT infrastructure and applications as needed.
  • Plan and coordinate IT-related activities, provide direction and support for daily and mission-critical operational activities of the IT department.
  • Assist in the development of bid requirements and requests for proposal for all hardware and software upgrades, review submitted bids for compliance with stated requirements, and make recommendations.
  • Work with users and global teams to define business and system requirements for new technology implementations.
  • Strong IT Infrastructure management experience
  • Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
  • Develop and implement IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, Data Integrity, Security, disaster recovery, data backup and upgrades.
  • Support development of business case and cost/benefit analysis for IT spending. Responsible for asset management of IT hardware, software, and equipment.
  • Keep current with the latest technologies and maintain regular written / verbal communication with all employees regarding pertinent IT activities.
  • Present periodic reports to Senior Management and develop internal team.
  • Lead site IT Operations and Application teams in areas of technical assessments and/or design of appropriate IT infrastructure setup
  • Works with and co-ordinates with Corp IT and/or vendors for Level 2|3 support and other complex issues that may require advanced technical assessments and/or changes to existing solution components
  • Establish priorities, timelines, and ensure appropriate resources are available for projects/initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years work related experience in the field of computer science.
  • Proven working experience as an IT Manager
  • Proficiency with Microsoft, VMWare and Network technologies, Microsoft certifications and other computer science related certifications a plus. Professional certifications like MCSA/MCSE, CCNA/CCNP would be desirable
  • Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards.
  • Experience of working in a mid-to-large organizations in the manufacturing space ideally Pharma vertical.
  • Essential to be a team player being able to assist other team members whenever required. Knowledge sharing and collaborative approach is key to success

job competencies:

  • Proven experience in IT infrastructure planning and development along with strong project management skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to conduct and direct research in emerging technologies and accomplish financial objectives. Present ideas in a business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Self-motivated, strong attention to detail and time management is critical for success.
  • Follow FDA, EPA, OSHA, GMP and 21 CFR Part 11 regulations.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation and working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Willing to work off-shift times, as necessary, to complete projects.
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