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IT Specialist

Decatur, AL, United States  |  Administration  |  ID: REQ-14839

Description

The GEA Way

At GE Appliances, a Haier company, we come together to make “good things, for life.”  As the fastest-growing appliance company in the U.S., we’re powered by creators, thinkers and makers who believe that anything is possible and that there’s always a better way.  We believe in the power of our people and in giving them the freedom to explore, discover and build good things, together.  

The GEA Way philosophy, backed by three simple commitments defines the way we work, invent, create, do business, and serve our communities: we come togetherwe always look for a better way, and we create possibilities

Interested in joining us on our journey? 

IT Technician will install and maintain computer systems and networks aiming for the highest functionality. They will “train” users of the systems to make appropriate and safe usage of the IT infrastructure. A successful IT Technician must have a thorough knowledge of computer software and hardware and a variety of internet applications, networks, and operating systems. The ideal candidate will have great troubleshooting abilities and attention to detail. The goal is to build and maintain updated and efficient computer systems and networks to optimize the role of technology on business sustainability.

Position

IT Specialist

Location

USA, Decatur, AL

How You'll Create Possibilities

Primary duties:

  • Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment.
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.).
  • Maintain records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule.
  • Set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices (routers, printers etc.).
  • Check computer hardware (HDD, mouses, keyboards etc.) to ensure functionality.
  • Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications.
  • Develop and maintain local networks in ways that optimize performance.
  • Ensure security and privacy of networks and computer systems.
  • Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work.
  • Identify computer or network equipment shortages and place orders

Other related duties as assigned

  • Provide Project Management with Digital Technology projects for the business
  • Research and recommend Digital Technology related hardware, software and support providers and pursue quotes and perform product/vendor evaluations.

What You'll Bring to Our Team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Management of Technology, Electrical Engineering
  • Five years’ experience in IT support duties.
  • Strong computer systems skills.
  • Work within manufacturing or industrial setting.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able and willing to work and support three shift operation as needed. Typical schedule will be day shift Monday – Friday with on-call schedule rotation.
  • Working conditions are normal for both an office and manufacturing environment.
  • Work may involve lifting of materials and product up to 25 pounds.
  • Working in the manufacturing environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, work shoes/boots.

Our Culture

At GE Appliances, creativity meets passion and conversations lead to exceptional outcomes and experiences.  We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that everyone brings to GE Appliances. We believe a diverse workplace, where everyone is included and people can be their true and authentic selves, fosters creativity and innovation. We know our differences are our greatest strength. The very best innovations across every function of a company come from diverse teams. Our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued allows employees to perform at their best, every day. Diversity at GE Appliances helps us achieve zero distance to our owners, innovate smartly and connect to the communities and customers we serve. We encourage and support the ideas, aspirations, and the wellbeing of everyone - our employees and our communities

GE Appliances is a trust-based organization. It is important we offer our employees the flexibility they need to do their best work while balancing the needs of the business and individuals. When you join GEA, you will have the opportunity to work with your leader to create a flexible work arrangement that balances the needs of the individual, team, and organization.

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

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