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Manufacturing System Administrator

Location:  Markham
Requisition-ID:  3855

In a fast changing world, it takes pioneering spirit to create trustworthy technology. We enable secure connectivity and payment solutions for billions of people around the globe. At G+D Mobile Security, you will play a key role in realizing the digital transformation.

Job Summary

The Manufacturing System Administrator is responsible to oversee the smooth and efficient operation of the Manufacturing System, including its integration to other software tools as required for the day-to-day operation of the business. This role is key, and the incumbent a Subject Matter Expert, so when it comes to the Manufacturing System they have oversight for all configuration, user and reporting activities associated with the system, its key components and user activities.

In the performance of these duties the Manufacturing System Administrator will be required to regularly liase and collaborate with other departments and functions such as (but not limited to) Operations, IT, Client Services, PMO, Sales and Finance. These duties will also require interaction with all levels of the organization from production operators and management to the Executive management team and s/he will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Engage with Operations management and staff to collect requirements, design, develop and deliver reports using Excel and DB
  • Manage application configuration of the Manufacturing System
  • Maintain required ‘Tactic’ scheduling system reporting using W/S Banded Report Writer
  • Manage and oversee daily monitoring and fixes for Data Base and application issues, including troubleshooting of application, configuration and user issues
  • M-Print On Demand tool support and BiBatch converter virtual printer (requires HTML / CSS knowledge)
  • Provide expert support, maintain and configure ‘Tactic’ scheduling system and associated integration with the Manufacturing System
  • Manage and oversee the training of G+D users including the creation of associated documents as required
  • Maintain DCT Helper Application (sensors) which requires working knowledge of C# .NET including custom controls HTML and web pages and ‘screen scraping’ methodologies)
  • Oversee and manage vendor relationships to ensure the efficient operation of the Manufacturing System and tools
  • Provide expertise and input for projects and initiatives involving the Manufacturing System and tools
  • Maintain and oversee physical plant and system hardware in close collaboration with IT
  • Maintains the B1(programming routines) Service Interface Data Base including edit and configuration
  • Configure and manage print queues and Manufacturing System ticket printers
  • Coordinate with IT to oversee the setup and configuration of data collection terminals
  • Oversee and manage application patches and license files in close collaboration with IT
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications, Experience and Educational Requirements

  • BSc and / or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years’ hands on work experience (user as opposed to developer) with DB and reporting technologies in a manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Ability to translate complex technical details into workable general scenarios within the business structure
  • Strong communicator with an ability to relate business requirements to technical solutions, across various departments and functions and between levels
  • Creative problem solver with a strong desire to learn and develop
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven work experience in coordinating / overseeing the activities of outside vendors
  • Working knowledge of SAP considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of SQL (query language) & SQL Server experience an asset
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel Macros (VBA)
  • Intermediate knowledge of VB and / or C#
  • Intermediate knowledge of HTML / CSS / JavaScript
  • 2-3 years experience creating .NET applications
  • 2-3 years experience creating Windows Services in .NET
  • Basic to good understanding of XML
  • Basic to good understanding of Windows Services
  • Basic to good understanding of ‘screen scraping’ techniques (e.g. using VB, C# or similar)
  • Intermediate working knowledge of how to use MS Office applications for generating technical charts, diagrams and flowcharts


Working Conditions

  • While the majority of the work will be typical office / workstation in nature, there is a frequent need to interact directly with the operations management team, staff and environment
  • Some physical work required related to the implementation and setup of hardware, installing hardware components, basic wiring hookup, etc.
  • Given this positions’ key role as Subject Matter Expert and administrator for the Manufacturing System there is the potential for support outside of normal working hours including weekends or holidays
  • Infrequent travel is required to support the same activities in the Dorval facility of the Canadian operation



Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security Canada Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you would like to contact us, please contact Human Resources at careers.gdsci@gi-de.com 

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security Canada Inc.
Markham, Ontario
Cutting-edge technology for secure payment and con
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