IT Manager (f/m) - Augsburg / Germany - INF11692

Function: Information Technology
Localization: Germany - Bavaria - Augsburg
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 12th September 2019

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer


"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.


"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."



IT at Faurecia is a key player in our ongoing strategic transformation into a “Digital Enterprise.” IT also plays a major role in guaranteeing the service and support that ensures our business succeeds in our fast moving world. 


Each day, IT teams are tackling critical challenges to help build Faurecia’s competitive advantage throughout Digital Transformation. Examples include developing mobile apps, harnessing and applying Big Data, engaging in predictive analysis, leveraging the cloud and contributing to Faurecia’s cultural shift to become a digitally advanced company. IT also plays a lead role in ensuring continuous optimization and cybersecurity of our company processes.


Our Clean Mobility Business Group is looking for its IT Manager (f/m) for its Development/Center and Production Plant Augsburg / Germany.


The missions of the IT Manager are :


  • Team Management: direct a diverse team of local IT specialists; set up objectives and follow-up on the results, manage the professional and career development of the individual team members, assure individual assessments. 
  • Customer relationship management: communicate/consult with management at all levels (Plant incl. JIT Sites, Europe Division, Business Group) concerning all pending and upcoming IT projects with possible impact for the site/organization. 
  • Responsibility for the IT budgets of the site’s specific organizational units (BAUs) incl. support contracts, approving all IT related purchases incl. creation of required investment requests per BAU.
  • Management of site’s specific request for changes/additions to the infrastructure, production or any digital systems in compliance with the global group standards; where necessary involve the pertinent central Competence Centers.
  • Ensure system availability in line with local requirements to assure business continuity.
  • Adherence and insurance to global group standards for hardware, software, applications, licenses, IT security, monitoring and support chain.
  • Management of external service providers and contractors.
  • Active participation in the evolution of standardization by fostering open communication at all levels concerning problems and pertinent solutions.



The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Masters/bachelor’s degree in computer science or comparable qualification

  • 5 years of experience in managing a team of a minimum 5 individuals

  • Proven record of budget responsibility > 1 Mio. €

  • Strong leadership and excellent communication skills (oral and written skills in German and English a must, French a plus)

  • Proven ability to translate business needs into IT solutions

  • Broad knowledge of actual IT technologies and industry trends

  • Experience in a production environment
  • Knowledge of SAP

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