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Programmer/Software Developer



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Van Wert, Ohio


We make life better, one relationship
and one vehicle at a time.


To be the partner of choice, dedicated to
safety and innovation, delivering an exceptional
 experience through empowered employees.

Summary of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Information Systems and a full member of the IT Shared Services team, the Programmer plays a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining software applications within our manufacturing environment. This position involves working closely with IT Business Analyst, IT personnel, and end-users to meet the organization’s system needs. The primary focus is on enhancing efficiency, streamlining processes, and ensuring seamless integration with our business systems.

Summary of Activities

Responsibilities Activities
Software Development o Develop and maintain computer programs, applications, and databases. o Create and distribute applications and software patches following management guidelines. o Migrate applications (both in-house and client-based) as needed to ensure smooth transitions. o Implement security protocols related to software.
ERP System Enhancements o Enhance existing business systems to align with user-specific needs and industry standards. o Work closely with business analyst and end-users to understand system requirements. o Develop and maintain system-to-system integration. o Perform system tests and assist in user acceptance testing.
Troubleshooting and Support o Respond promptly to support tickets from customers and internal departments. o Troubleshoot software issues and provide timely resolutions. o Draft instructional documents to guide employees in navigating company intranets.
Continuous Improvement o Make recommendations for enhancing user value and system efficiency. o Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve processes and optimize software solutions.

Technical Skills/Competencies (Technical Knowledge, Education and Experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field;
  • Proficiency in MS SQL databases programming & querying languages;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellant communication(verbal and written) and collaboration abilities
  • Experience with ERP/Manufacturing system

Personality Traits / Core Skills

  • Sense of responsibility and organizational skills;
  •  Ability to manage several projects simultaneously;
  • Sense of initiative and drive for continuous improvement;
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and collaborate;
  • Ability to work in a multifunctional team;
  • Ability to learn and work independently;
  • Ability to listen and communicate;
  • Versatility and team spirit.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

  • Able to demonstrate reasonable and reliable attendance
  • Ability to complete all work activities as detailed within this job description with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to access and navigate to each department and/or facility, including customer locations when necessary
  • Occasionally required to crouch and kneel, must be able to transport up to 15 pounds of work-related materials
  • Must be able to maintain any required licensures and/or certifications
  • Compliance with all company polices including those associated with drug-free workplace