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Textron Associate IT Americas in Troy, Michigan

Associate IT Americas


With around 6,000 employees in 14 countries, we are one of the 100 largest automotive suppliers in the world in terms of sales volume. Well-positioned as the partner of choice for our customers, we develop and produce innovative systems for Smart Fluid Management as well as Energy Storage – and Supply.

We place a strong focus on the development and promotion of all employees, which is an essential part of our growth strategy. Would you like to be part of our success story?

Kautex is seeking a Specialist IT to partner with the team in a dynamic way. This position will be based out of our Lavonia, GA facility and will provide onsite support for our production facilities in the Americas Region.


  • Primary contact for IT Shop Floor activities, CAQ from IBS and production planning systems

  • Responsible for executing the IT shop floor strategy and ensuring that consistency is applied to all applications

  • Key support for the execution of Continuous Improvement initiatives on the shop floor, including the monitoring, reviewing, and facilitating the resolution of issues

  • Responsible for providing leadership in use of shop floor applications across the business; ensuring quality delivery of client support throughout the shop floor applications' life cycles

  • Responsible for implementing projects consistent with long-range IT plans and installation standards. This includes integration with all TIS strategies and initiatives

  • Acting liaison and business partner to the outsourced infrastructure provider (CSC)

  • Maintains relationships with vendors and professional service organizations



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Applied Science, or relatedfield

  • Knowledgeable of current information technology capabilities as a result ofactual experience or knowledge of trend

  • Has an understanding of the issues faced in development and integration,balanced with knowledge of business processes and able to synthesizeappropriate solutions for the business

  • Must be willing to day-travel to our Kautex locations as needed

  • Other regional travel as needed (US/CA/MX), approximately 50%.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Information Technology

Primary Location US-Michigan-Troy

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 279802