Reference : GBR08054

Information Systems Manager (Manufacturing)

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Loughborough
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 07/22/2022

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’ve got a background in Digital Transformation in a manufacturing environment, can lead and influence those around you, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as our Informations Systems Manager.

You’ll be working within the Operations Digital Transformation team in Saint-Gobain Interior Solutions (SGIS), which is a newly-formed team responsible for ensuring we make the most of digital technology in the solutions we implement. SGIS includes brands such as British Gypsum, ISOVER and Celotex.


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Either an engineering or manufacturing-based degree, or an IT-based degree with appropriate experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in the leadership and delivery of improvement projects, ideally using digital solutions, across multiple manufacturing sites in a medium-sized or large organisation
  • Advanced use of information systems/applications
  • Well versed in data capture and analytics
  • Management of change processes
  • Understanding of Industry 4.0/Digital within manufacturing operations
  • Has worked in new teams, where direction may change as the team grows
  • Experience in providing service to internal customers from a central role

Additional Requirements

The purpose of this role will be to own all software applications deployed within SGIS Operations (excluding those applications used to control process equipment) and drive the continuous improvement in the use of those applications.

  • Be the SGIS Operations single point of contact to all software applications suppliers (internal and external)
  • Generate governance for the use of the applications and be responsible the for ensuring that applications are used in accordance with such governance
  • Ensure that all changes associated with the implementation and continuous development of the software applications are managed so as to mitigate risk
  • Be the SGIS Super User for all Operations software applications that are hosted outside of the SGIS industrial networks
  • Be the 2nd level of support for the network of site-based key users for the Infor EAM and IN4.0RM applications
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all Operations software is correctly licensed, developing robust systems to prove licensing for auditing purposes
  • Be responsible for central budgets relating to the roll-out and support of all non-industrial Operations software applications
  • Lead user groups made up of colleagues from SGIS sites, responsible for the continuous improvement the software applications







Who are we ?

Are Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.


And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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