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Job Title:  Plant IT Administrator

Requisition ID:  3983

Spokane Valley, WA, US, 99216

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.


Job Purpose

Support all aspects of IT infrastructure for assigned manufacturing facilities including network (LAN/WAN, VOIP, VPN, WiFi), servers, desktops, phones, printers and network cabling.  Ensure service availability and performance while protecting against unauthorized access and malicious threats as part of a team effort.  Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as primary liaison for manufacturing site support and administration;  regularly communicate with local plant leadership to ensure requirements are met. 
  • Provide deskside and remote support for a variety of end users and computing environments, including desktop / laptop, mobile devices, printers / copiers, and various software applications 
  • Assist in the administration and configuration of site specific IT equipment (Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Wireless, VoIP Phone System, Servers, etc) adhering to corporate requirements and guidelines as part of a team effort 
  • Report, accept and or help to resolve infrastructure, system and security related system problems, keeping corporate IT personnel and management advised of problem status and resolution 
  • Enforce and follow all corporate IT policies and procedures including but not limited to system administration, security, wireless access, remote access and user system access 
  • Help ensure the integrity and confidentiality of information residing in corporate servers, databases, workstations and other systems; to immediately notify corporate IT management of issues or potential issues that may be discovered 
  • Work with other corporate IT specialists in analyzing/solving cross platform software/ hardware issues and assisting other corporate IT team members with support cases as necessary 
  • Log all support requests and resolutions in corporate IT help desk ticketing system 
  • Create and/or maintain corporate IT related information records and documentation 
  • Travel periodically to North American facilities to provide technical support and information technology infrastructure changes 
  • Perform limited user administration on network user accounts 
  • Maintain and update asset records of all software and hardware information in corporate IT asset database 
  • Coordinate repairs for equipment with outside contracted vendors 
  • Recommend system modifications to reduce problems and or improve performance 
  • Assist with new site design and build out 
  • Work with vendors and contractors arranging structured cabling installation as required 


  • 2 year degree in computer information sysems or equivalent training or experience
  • 2 to 4 years experience in IT/Helpdesk Support 
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language 
  • Ability to resolve problems independently 
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment 
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, and other network protocols, including their vulnerabilities and solutions 
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities 
  • Ability to follow and create project plans as directed by management and provide quantifiable project updates throughout the project 
  • Strong customer service orientation 
  • Hands-on experience with devices such as switches and wireless access controllers / access points 
  • Broad hands-on knowledge of network and IT security components, including firewalls, anti-virus software  
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment 
  • Strong knowledge of current systems software, and modern Windows operating systems 
  • Solid working knowledge of VLAN and QoS implementation 
  • Ability to implement a wide degree of creativity and latitude in evaluating solutions 

Desireable Quaifications:

  • relevant industry certifications a plus.  i.e. CCNA, MCSE, NET+, SEC+ 

General Job Requirements

  • Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds/11.5 kilos on occasions.
  • Must be able and willing to be on-call.
  • Must be able and willing to work varying schedules which may include nights, weekends, and public holidays.
  • This position requires working in a plant/warehouse environment. Therefore, expect varying working conditions.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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