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Yamaha Motor Corporation
Kennesaw, Georgia, United States (on-site)
12 days ago
Yamaha Motor Corporation
Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
(on-site)
12 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Function
Manufacturing

Description

Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for a Manufacturing Information Systems Continuous Improvement Manager to join our Marine team in Kennesaw, GA. This position supports the implementation and execution of various Industry 4.0 solutions to include Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Smart Factory technologies including Internet of Things (IoT), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), etc. across seven (7) manufacturing subsidiaries of the Marine Business Unit (MBU) of Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (YMUS). Drives the utilization of all related technologies for the improvement of manufacturing and business processes. Job responsibilities and duties include assessing existing information technology systems and making suggestions for how they can better meet business needs. Actively plans, manages, and aligns to corporate Information Systems Division (ISD) strategic initiatives. Provides strategic, tactical, and operational management and oversight of IoT related initiatives within the manufacturing subsidiaries. Works closely with business/manufacturing groups and colleagues to maximize the benefit of IoT and automation capital investments.

What you'll be doing:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional Safety, Quality, Engineering, Production and Human Resource teams at each manufacturing subsidiary to understand organizational and operational challenges and use information systems and IoT to bolster and automate the generation of relevant data and create robust solutions.
  • Implement new IT software and processes into manufacturing operations from concept to full integration
  • Supports preparation, installation, and maintenance of current and future manufacturing automation projects.
  • Manage technical difficulties, working with local subsidiary IT teams, developers, and outside resources when necessary.
  • Communicates with business areas and ISD user groups at all levels. Works closely with the manufacturing businesses in determining strategic direction and technology solutions to meet emerging and newly identified manufacturing business requirements
  • Responsible for planning, prioritizing, coordinating, and conducting execution activities for overall maintenance, enhancements, and projects for IT solutions. Manages selection and implementation of suitable technologies to streamline all internal manufacturing and support operations and help optimize their strategic benefits.
  • Provide leadership and ensure adherence to accepted Divisional guidelines, policies, procedures, project management, best practices, and methodologies.
  • Monitor changes in the technology sector to identify ways the company/division can improve and develop using newly established Industry 4.0 Smart Factory Technologies.
  • Identifies best practices throughout the organization’s responsibility areas, communicates and implements these practices across the Marine Business Unit.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you'll need to be successful:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, I.T. or Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) and 5 to 7 years of experience in ERP systems, manufacturing digitalization and manufacturing IoT solutions and automation required
  • Equivalent experience in lieu of a bachelor’s degree or EET may be considered.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) experience preferred; knowledge of these systems required.
  • Manufacturing industry and project management experience required, PMP or PPM certifications preferred
  • Strong oral and written communications and presentation skills required
  • Detailed understanding of manufacturing/shop floor/MRP processes and package systems required
  • Working knowledge of both on-premise and cloud Applications, Platform and Infrastructure information technologies required
  • Must bring a strong sense of “customer service”, multi-tasking, and urgency to ensure quick and accurate results
  • Controls Technician experience preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred
  • QAD and Business One experience helpful

Additional Experience a plus
  • Progress database
  • General database
  • SQL
  • Linux Administration
  • Windows Server Administration
  • PLC programming
  • Ignition, etc.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Yamaha, we understand that talent comes in various forms, as such we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles !

What’s in it for you:
  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
  • Fertility Benefits
  • 37.5 hour work-week
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage (for hourly roles)
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Student Debt Repayment Benefits
  • Ability to borrow Yamaha product

Reports to: Department Manager

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, veteran or disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Job ID: 72345277

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