IT Manager
Plymouth, MI 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Working at Freudenberg: "We will wow your world!" This is our promise. As a global technology group, we not only make the world cleaner, healthier and more comfortable, but also offer our 51,000 employees a networked and diverse environment where everyone can thrive individually. Be surprised and experience your own wow moments.

We at Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies run the business operations of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST) in the Americas. Being part of the global Freudenberg Group, our company is a leading producer of advanced sealing technologies for automotive and general industries. Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is a joint venture between Freudenberg and NOK Corp. in Japan, is headquartered in Plymouth, MI, operates more than 20 facilities and employs about 4,700 people across the Americas. IT Manager
  • Data Integrity Safeguarding the integrity of data and our FNST network by rapidly addressing virus, adware, and spyware threats & anticipating potential risks. You cascade these strategies into actionable steps for your respective team.
  • Champion Leadership Creating a nurturing & motivating environment where you help the career interests of your team to align with key project tasks. Ensure high quality customer care through maintaining transparent communication with key stakeholders and developing strong vendor relationships.
  • Financials Displaying financial acumen by overseeing the Annual Operating Plan.
  • Internal Systems Leading the planning and implementation for regional infrastructure modifications by taking ownership of data backups, virus mitigation, disk space utilization, and inside wiring coordination.
  • Optimize Operations Aligning IT functions with business needs by allocating resources effectively, and ensuring that the IT Ticketing service is leveraged properly for problem resolution.
  • Customer Care Oversight to the Service Desk that includes the coordination of maintenance, adherence to standards, and strong local support.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology
  • Minimum 5 years experience leading a team of 5 or more persons within an IT related field.
  • Proven track record of guiding IT teams through successful projects
  • Desire & willingness to travel (20- 40%)
  • “Nice to haves":
  • 3-5 years IT experience supporting a production facility
  • Analytically & communications driven
  • Autonomous working style, where you’re able to drive outcomes
  • Passion for people & developing teams through showing support
  • Communication & Collaboration: Communicates clearly and concisely, while serving as a sparring partner to internal/external stakeholders. Fosters teamwork between employees and across the organization.
  • Value for Customers: Drives a customer-oriented business strategy and provides indispensable support to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Innovation: Envisions the impact of potential future trends and proactively drives necessary changes. Encourages creativity and initiative from employees.
  • Drive & Execution: Inspires and motivates self and others, while taking full accountability for actions and results.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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