Job Title:  Division Director, Information Technology


Kent, OH, US, 44240

Business Unit:  Nul
Posting Date:  Sep 1, 2023
Job Description: 

The IT Director is responsible for managing all organization technologies and providing technology support and training for the division.  Primary duties include: analyzing systems and processes; maintaining workstations and networks; and designing, developing, and maintaining.


What you will do:

  • Manage all aspects of business systems and information technology in the Division
  • Work with the business unit management teams to develop and execute strategy including identifying the appropriate use of IT to improve the capabilities and performance of the Division
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the organization and adhere to all organizational standards
  • Ensure the Division is adhering to all corporate information security standards and policies.
  • Develop enterprise (multi-location) integration solutions
  • Manage and maintain Microsoft Windows applications and systems.
  • Manage Oracle and SQL Server databases
  • Manage, develop and provide user support for Productcenter PDM
  • Manage, develop and support ERP systems
  • Manage the acquisition, installation and maintenance of the organization’s local area network hardware/software
  • Manage network operations to include: troubleshooting connectivity problems; installing & maintaining routers; adding/terminating users; assigning rights and access; resetting passwords; establishing e-mail addresses; assessing and reporting operational status; performing backups and restores; etc.
  • Ensure technology documents/certificates such as product registrations, SSL certificates, maintenance agreements, service contracts, etc. related to technology operations and/or technology services are evaluated, updated and processed
  • Design, develop and maintain web-based applications including websites and intranets.  Continuously improves the organization's website and Intranet; adds new functionality and improves user ability to maintain without technical support
  • Provide technical supervision; completes technology staff performance reviews
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance on hardware and software
  • Analyze technology requirements and develop functional specifications; Conduct comparative analysis and competitive bidding when necessary
  • Present and implement technological alternatives to streamline functions and improve productivity
  • Develop and maintain technology policies, standards, and procedures manual; develops and maintains related technology checklists
  • Responsible for troubleshooting workstations, networks, software applications, phones, copiers, and other technologies
  • Manage technology inventory to include procurement and disposal
  • Ensure compliance with all software licensing agreements; Manage and safeguard software media and associated licenses; track software versions
  • Develop annual technology goals and plan for goal accomplishment.
  • Create and maintain LAN/WAN maintenance diagrams.
  • Responsible for the discovery, mitigation and documentation of information technology risks
  • Ensure networks, workstations, operating systems, and software applications are operational; ensure hardware and software are patched and/or updated; ensure all analog and broadband circuits are operational in accordance with vendor specifications
  • Ensure the availability, continuity, and security of data and information pertaining to the organization
  • Manage and maximize the utilization of technology centers.
  • Prepare, maintain and test a technology disaster recovery plan
  • Participate on committees, task forces, workgroups, etc.; facilitate technology meetings and user groups
  • Develop and manage technology budget and monitor and approve related expenditures
  • Directly manage IT-related positions at multiple locations; responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. 


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area
  • At least 10 years IT experience
  • At least 10 years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Requires strong knowledge of Finance, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing and distribution
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and conduct multiple simultaneous projects
  • Strong customer service, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to interface with suppliers and internal customers
  • Knowledgeable in PC hardware and software, servers, LAN, voice, video, Internet, e-mail and manufacturing business applications
  • Ability to manage a budget




Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market
Incentive:  Yes

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland