Manager of IT at Factory

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 10000000 - 14000000 JPY
Job Function: Project Manager
Reference: JO-200402-215225
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Automotive

Company Overview

Global Automotive Manufacturer

Job Description

The main responsibility of this position is to lead the “Factory of Future (IT)” team.
The aim of the team is to enable and assist business partners to implement IT solutions in
Factory of Future program at our plant. Solutions should leverage cloud based digital platform to develop
end-to-end digital processes, visualization and analytics solutions.

Requirements

■Your responsibilities

Build, train and manage internal and external resources, required for various projects under the program
umbrella, with required technical and functional competence
Successfully manage and develop internal and external supplier teams with clear performance targets
and delivery management structure.

Analyze, understand, tailor & provide solutions to the needs of key business partners within the
Factory of Future program
Ensure delivery of topics within budget and timeline and transition to responsible line function for
application support and maintenance

■Qualifications
<< Ideal Candidate >>
Logical thinking and analytical mindset
Willingness to actively learn IT new technologies & business knowledge
Strong communication skills, required for interaction with wide range of stakeholders
Driven-to-win attitude
Considerate for how to improve the business while being open for change (without sticking to the current
IT landscape and technologies)

■ Job Experience

Related experience minimum 5 years
Solution architecture and analysis experience
Design of IT architecture, platform, database
Understanding of business process modelling and design techniques (software / processes)
Project management experience in WATERFALL/AGILE
Coordination of Cloud-based application development and digital transformation.

Additional Job Information


Experience working in a manufacturing company in the IT division

■ Practical Knowledge
Familiar with Industry 4.0 stack and implementation of modern technologies