Employment Opportunity
Job Title: IS Manager

Job Code: GW-10022317285840
Salary Range: $160K
Job Location: IN--
City: Lafayette    State: IN


Primary Responsibilities 

The IS Manager is a strategic business partner responsible for all IT activities at 
Lafayette plant. This position is the liaison for all IT pillars to Plant Operations, 
representing ‘One IT’, and includes direct- and dotted-line reports in a matrix 

The successful candidate will lead through their actions and has the skill to bring sense 
of urgency and change management to a growing and dynamic business. 
Partners with the Business Unit IT Director to develop and oversee execution of IS 
strategy for the business. This role also aligns with Arconic COEs, the Technical Center, 
and Manufacturing Solutions to support overall deployment of standard solutions. 
Provide ongoing technical and leadership expertise including growth and scalability 
requirements, for the delivery of Oracle e-business suite, business applications, document 
management, data warehouse, process network and end user computer needs
Ensure high availability and redundancy for these business-critical systems. Maintain 
disaster recovery planning and testing for critical business systems
Drive and align innovative enterprise-wide infrastructure and application solutions, 
encompassing physical, virtual, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS, and hybrid environments.
Development and enhancement of standard operating procedures and processes, using 
configuration management, source code control, asset management, systems monitoring and 
other tools to ensure reliable delivery of information technology. 
Ensure compliance to SOX and corporate audit procedures.
Manage vendor relations ensuring optimal service and cost efficiency.
Develop and sustain strong relationships with all stakeholders; internal and external 
customers, vendors, other IS professionals, Managers, CIO’s analysts, and GBS/GBS-IS 
Be hands on leader and grow the strength of the IT team over time with development 
opportunities resulting in pipeline of talent for succession planning. 
Maintain and publish metrics highlighting operational efficiencies of IT services.
Provides work direction to multiple coordinated teams and large-scale, high-impact and/or 
Global Multi- Million Dollar projects, executing in adherence to budget, schedule, scope 
with a high degree of customer satisfaction.
Plan and manage IT budgets demonstrating understanding of the financial processes.
Key Objectives

Systems and Technology — Ability to demonstrate knowledge and practical application of 
systems and technology. This includes knowledge of systems architecture, hardware, 
operations, and life cycle. 
Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved 
in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership 
technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. 
Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and 
Strong Financial Literacy — Job requires the ability to budget and create well thought out 
projects with appropriate ROI.
Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling 
Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. 
Stress Tolerance — Job requires dealing calmly and effectively with high stress 
Disciplined Execution — Job requires holding the team accountable through daily execution 
to the plan. When required, he/she will need to be able to dive into details to ensure 
operational success.
Written and Verbal Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas verbally 
and in writing so others will understand.
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to 
understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at 
inappropriate times. 
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of 
alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. 
Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and 
future problem-solving and decision-making. 
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or 
organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. 
Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go 
Ability to work with a global workforce using a variety of technologies. Acknowledges & 
accommodates, where appropriate, any variance in time zones and native language.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that employees must meet 
to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be 
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. 
Minimum 7 years of experience working in information systems or technology
Minimum 7 years of experience in a position of leadership/influence (defined as having 
direct reports, matrix reports, or being a team lead on projects).
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of 
employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not 
available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which 
requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S> person as a U.S> citizen, U.S> Permanent 
Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
 Preferred Qualifications:

 Broad range of knowledge across Oracle's Enterprise Business Solutions (EBS) and 
experience working with in a manufacturing facility.   
Experience of Microsoft SQL Server database, IIS and associated technical architecture
Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
Knowledge of Oracle database, WebLogic, Oracle Forms/Reports, PL/SQL, and SQL, Visual 
Basic, .Net and Java applications
Knowledge of governance and change management procedures in an IT environment.
Experience working in a matrix organization.
Knowledge of dealing with defense/ government regulations regarding data and systems 
Broad range of knowledge in process computing environment with software suites including 
Rockwell FactoryTalk, OSIsoft PI, Kepware Middleware, Jboss, SharePoint 
Knowledge of security methodologies, policies, standards, and best practices, including 
firewall rules, Active Directory, and row-level security
Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.