IT/IS Leader


Job Ref: #291

Cleantech, EV & EV Charging


The IT/IS Leader provides leadership, management, and coordination of the IT/IS and Systems Engineering operations. Coordinates with appropriate internal and external parties on all executive levels to ensure system up-time KPIs are met along with facilitating project workloads/projects with the various Engineering, Manufacturing, and Maintenance groups.  Provides project management guidance for multi-disciplined resources/projects and support matching inside resources. The IT/IS Leader contributes to building brand value and achieving system uptime.


  • Responsible for manufacturing plant’s up-time of IT/IS systems
  • Responsible for ensuring efficiency and maintenance of IT/IS system positively affect the manufacturing environment’s OEE (overall equipment efficiency)
  • Leads departmental budgeting, planning and approval processes
  • Achieves and ensures departmental objectives consistent with corporate and global strategies
  • Prescribes policy compliance and enforcement
  • Acts as a liaison with executive management, both within the procurement function and interdepartmentally
  • Develops long range general IT/IS and Systems Engineering strategies and plans
  • Performs special projects requiring a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Coordinates project resources that best fits with the organizations needs following a waterfall/agile SDLC
  • Negotiates with support vendors for better solutions and rates resulting in more sustainable implementations
  • Supports multiple regions in the application of horizontal deployment

Background & Requirements

  • Ten or more years of comprehensive professional experience in the IT/IS field with some Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Five or more years as a Senior Manager, providing leadership, coaching, guidance, and training and contributing to staff development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Information Systems or related discipline. MBA or Advanced degree preferred
  • Technical experience includes:
  • Automated manufacturing environments with large data collection repositories and industrial controls
  • Cimplicity, HMI, and SCADA platforms
  • SQL server and Oracle RDBMS 
  • Reviewing test plans (unit, system, integration, & user acceptance)
  • Reviewing Implementation plans
  • Incident, problem, and change management
  • Project Management methods, tools and application development process
  • Manufacturing execution system (MES) in a large-scale production environment
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in a large-scale production environment
  • Networking concepts and technologies   
  • Agile Methodology/Scrum principles an advantage
  • Native or fluent in verbal and written Spanish, as well as a professional level of English language.


  • Enterprising
  • Investigative
  • Good initiative
  • Leadership & coaching
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a multi-cultural organization


AESC is the world’s leading battery technology company and lithium-ion battery manufacturer with battery plants in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and China. To support business growth within Europe, AESC is constructing a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Extremadura, which will become one of Spain’s highest-profile manufacturing plants. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the most exciting, large-scale industrial developments in many years, where new and emerging technologies will be adopted to support the rapidly growing electric vehicle marketplace.

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Camilla Herlog Hajj

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+46 76 567 46 73

English | Swedish

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