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Senior IT Technician/Developer

Job posted by: Carly James

Location : Ashford
Job Description: Senior IT Technician/Developer
Job Type: Full time/Permanent (office based)
Salary: £38,000 per annum

We are looking for a Senior IT Technician/Developer to join our Ashford based manufacturing client.

As a Senior IT Technician/Developer, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining the IT infrastructure, systems, and applications that support manufacturing operations. You will also play a key role in developing and implementing new software solutions to optimise manufacturing processes and improve efficiency.


  • Manage and maintain the IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, and security systems, to ensure smooth and uninterrupted manufacturing operations.Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues, both independently and in collaboration with the IT team, to minimise downtime and maximise productivity.
  • Develop and implement new software solutions to streamline manufacturing processes, improve efficiency, and enhance data analysis capabilities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, engineering, and quality assurance, to understand their IT needs and provide effective solutions.
  • Design and develop custom software applications to meet specific manufacturing requirements, using programming languages such as C++, Java, or Python.
  • Conduct regular system audits and security assessments to identify vulnerabilities and implement necessary measures to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Provide technical support and training to end-users, including troubleshooting software and hardware issues, and assisting with system upgrades and installations.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technology trends and industry best practices to continuously improve IT systems and processes in the manufacturing environment.
  • Document IT procedures, system configurations, and troubleshooting steps to ensure knowledge sharing and maintain an up-to-date IT knowledge base.


  • Strong knowledge of IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, and security systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in IT support and development, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Java, or Python.
  • Experience in developing and implementing software solutions.
  • Knowledge of database management systems, such as SQL Server or Oracle.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.

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