Flowserve Corporation Manager, IT in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
·A minimum of 5 years’ experience developing process documentation for the operation and maintenance of 24/7
operations in mission critical facilities.
·Manages provisioning of data center services including colocation, connectivity, raised floor
services, deployment and any additional services to be delivered to data center
·Solid working knowledge of Windows, Linux and AIX operating systems, Oracle and SQL databases
and emc storage arrays.
·Experience working as part of a Global organization.
·Oversees local installation, maintenance and repair of all network infrastructure supporting
connectivity in coordination with internal IT and network personnel.
Supervise local engineering team to ensure adherence to standard operating procedures, sequence
of operations and maintenance standards to guarantee execution of periodic
maintenance program and maintenance calendar.
·Develop, implement and audit local standard operating procedures, sequence of operations and
maintenance standards to be in compliance with standards and industry best
·Supervise change management processes including the review and approval of all Method of
Procedures (MOPs) for maintenance and one-time/emergency repair events in
coordination with onsite personnel, contractors and customers.
·Manage all maintenance and repair contracts to ensure compliance with maintenance standards and
operational requirements. Confirm all vendors are qualified and adhere to performance standards and scopes of work.
·Identify process based improvements that generate operational and financial efficiency including the
development and presentation of the business case.
This position is responsible for the operational management of the company's outsourced data center providers as well as the internal distributed server assets located at Flowserve facilities globally. This individual will plan, coordinate, direct, and design IT related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities, manage existing outsourcing agreements, and manage the distributed server team (located around the globe). This will include global responsibility for server hardware, infrastructure and OS software licensing. The position will work closely with decision makers in other departments to proactively identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. This person will also help to define and implement IT policies, procedures, and best practices and must have a clear understanding of how any technology being implemented will benefit Flowserve’s overall operations and business goals.
The successful candidate should be able to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect with peers, subordinates and senior executives. He/she will be expected to be open-minded in choosing the best technology solutions to fulfill business needs, and to challenge the thinking of other members of the management team when appropriate. Develop and Manage cross functional project schedules to procure and track hardware to Data Centers, co-ordinate onsite and remote resources to receive and install hardware, build systems to include Cloud Service
Infrastructure. Lead design, implementation and migration to new IT infrastructure and cloud (IaaS/PaaS)
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Kalamazoo, Michigan US
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