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Local IT

Date:  05-Jan-2022
Country/Region:  PT
City:  Viseu
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  25648


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New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.



Our Europe Seating Division is looking for a Local IT Manager to be based in Nelas plant.


The role of a Local IT Manager is to manage the relationship between Group Information Systems (GIS) and the site, considering that the main purpose is that the users in the site are receiving the agreed Service from GIS, defined in a common SLA (Service Level Agreement).


The main missions of the role are:


  • Manage of the SLA agreed between the Site and IT Operations: track the consistent performance of the system, ensure it's functionality and direct it's day to day utilization and upkeep;
  • Manage IT personnel on-site concerning objectives and results, assuring  that each has a job description and a semi-annual individial review;
  • Elaborate and track the IT Shared Services budget of the site, issuing or validating all the related IT purchases;
  • Under this SLA, follow-up the permanent availability of the systems, ensure its good working, and co-ordinate or carry out the day to day exploitation tasks;
  • With the coordination of IT Operations Region Manager, carry out the following tasks:
    • Collect and follow up the requirements requested by the site;
    • Ensure the ownership of the Systems by the user. If necessary, co-ordinate: training to user, creation and application of the procedures;
    • Assure 1st & 2nd level functional & technical support on site critical applications (ERP, JIT, Supplier Kanban, TCO), and all kind of IT incidents reported by the users; 
    • Ensure the aplication of group standards, specially concerning: hardware, software, Security policy, software licences control, inventory, etc…
    • Manage site contracts and the relationship with external suppliers, maintenance services for example;
    • Defined and apply the IT procedures, including a Business Continuation Plan/Disaster Recovery Plan;
    • Implement the new projects for local applications and infrastructures;
    • Deliver a site monthly report, on the defined format, to the IT Region Manager.


The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • Agility to adapt according the business needs
  • Costumer oriented 
  • Good understanding / interested in shop floor systems
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Fluent in English



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Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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