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Senior Manufacturing IT Engineer (PP)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  49880

TITLE: Senior Manufacturing IT Engineer  


DUTIES: Nexteer Automotive Corporation seeks a Senior Manufacturing IT Engineer in Saginaw, Michigan. Note, this position requires international and domestic travel, as needed, up to 10%.


Provide Global Traceability Engineering technical competencies. Train engineering and IT people in traceability system. Coach developers in creating API code for traceability. Participate in architecture reviews of new traceability system. Work with controls team to design machine operator secure login by using two steps authentication. Work with regions (Poland and China, Mexico) on fixes in software and help diagnosing problems. Collaborate with the Global Manufacturing IT Team to conceptualize, develop, test, deploy, and support common solutions. Focus on Traceability, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), and Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) systems. Design and develop global manufacturing master data service. Research new ways of code development and new toolset such as API central management. Guide team to use Microsoft Azure data factory tool for global data integration. Work with Microsoft toolset for cross region or bi-directional cross internal and external data exchange. Work out solution for Microsoft mobile application to interact with on IT systems. Provide Global direction and Standards for Manufacturing IT Solutions. Design application service layer architecture for global manufacturing system. Prepare development template for manufacturing web application. Define master data service data format and common interface for manufacturing system. Provide global support for manufacturing IT solutions deployed in the Plants.  Support global Nexteer locations in implementing IT solutions. Coach and develop regional people with new technology. Support traceability engineers during problem diagnosis and production launches. Among other duties.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Automation, Electronic Engineering, or Information Technology and five years of experience in the job offered or related. Experience must include: experience programming and managing industrial data systems in a manufacturing environment; experience with industrial PLC, HMI and Barcode reader programming; experience with desktop and server Windows Operating Systems; experience with Programmability of Microsoft SQL Databases; experience with programming in the following languages: .NET, PHP, Java Script and C#; experience with software source control (GIT, Team Foundation Server); experience with industrial communication software (Modbus, Ethernet IP, OPC); experience with principles of networking and network protocols; and experience with architecture of Traceability, MES, MOM and Plant Floor systems. International and Domestic travel required, as needed, up to 10%.


OTHER: Employer:  Nexteer Automotive Corporation.  Job Site: 3900 E. Holland Road, Saginaw, MI 48601; 40 hours/week.