IT Administrator in Carol Stream, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Directly responsible for all IT network, hardware and systems needs. Works closely with the Global IT Manager and regional leadership to improve the timeliness, accuracy and system efficacy at each location. He/she works to continuously to improve the supporting functions the IT department provides for each business in the region. Oversee all functional areas: Field systems, IT Projects, IT technical training, System Administration, emerging technologies as well as the management of IT contractors. Development and management of annual IT budgets for all locations in the region.

This position will be based at ITW Transtech (Carol Stream, IL) but will also support IT operations for United Silicone (Lancaster, NY). This position requires up to 30% travel.


  • Provide Technical Support to all users (both internal/external) at each business
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects of varying levels of complexity
  • Provide System Administration to keep networks and servers operating efficiently
  • Maximize uptime for critical business systems at each location
  • Ensure IT related issues are resolved in a timely manner, enabling business success
  • Help Corporate IT administer Office365 tools and software
  • Work closely with Division IT management to renegotiate contracts to reduce IT related costs at each location
  • Maintain Security for all IT related equipment/electronic environment
  • Enforce IT Policies at each location
  • Upkeep and maintain of network design and infrastructure, server, and IT equipment
  • Manage desktop and mobile platforms (cell phones, laptops, tablets, and CRM based apps)
  • Develop and maintain Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Take initiative to identify ways to improve product adoption and performance using creativity and flexibility.
  • Implement phased deployments of all Windows based products

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Business Management, or other related field


  • 3 years IT experience
  • Self-Starter, must do well with less supervision
  • Project Management
  • Experience managing ERP/CRM systems
  • Working proficiency with Server 2008/2012/2016
  • VPN/Firewall knowledge within a hub & spoke network-terminal server
  • Experience using VMware environment, ESXI Hosts etc

Preferred Skills:

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of ERP administration/implementations
  • Experience using and administering Office365
  • SharePoint knowledge
  • Experience setting up & maintaining fiber platforms including switches, routers, and SAN networks a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL Server a plus

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Marking & Coding does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability