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I am a proven IT leader in the automotive industry.  I currently reside in the Nashville, Tennessee metropolitan area, but am open to relocation.

People leader.  Business interface.  Technical expert.

Name : Adam B. Andrews
Email : adam@abandrews.com
Phone : Available upon request


IT Regional Manager | Faurecia

March 2020 -
  • Lead multiple teams of IT resources providing 24/7 support at six North American just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing sites including managing personnel, IT budget, change control and crisis management to minimize downtime and ensure flawless IT operations
  • Develop relationships and liaise with key plant and corporate leadership to ensure a deep understanding of the manufacturing process and the best support through IT
  • Spearhead new technology initiatives and oversee the project process to ensure accurate and timely delivery
  • Manage plant IT budgets for facilities to include setting budgetary priorities and effectively managing budget restrictions

North American IT Industrial Support Manager | Faurecia

Jan 2018 - March 2020
  • Manager of a 24/7, international team of Industrial Support Analysts and Software Developers providing configuration, development, and functional support for multiple proprietary and commercial Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Develop global IT strategies and processes for IT personnel, ensuring adherence to corporate standards
  • Expanded scope of support to bridge multiple manufacturing platforms, saving upwards of three-quarters of a million US dollars annually
  • Implemented project management best practices for team, improving on-time and on-budget project delivery
  • Created a training program for advanced configuration and support to be used both with the Shopfloor Business Analysts and the manufacturing technical support teams
  • Interface between the business and technical teams to facilitate successful IT project requirements and deployments

Senior Network Engineer | Faurecia

Aug 2013 - Jan 2018
  • Senior member of a global infrastructure team, focusing on Local Area Network (LAN)/Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) architecture
  • Designed, built, configured and deployed major LAN/WLAN networks in demanding manufacturing environments 
  • Provided top-tier expertise of LAN/WLAN equipment and practices to support onsite technical teams at over 300 manufacturing facilities
  • Mentored through train-the-trainer sessions both the North American Level 2 Team and EMEA Infrastructure Team to empower and spread knowledge to further the understanding of network practices and troubleshooting
  • Acted as team's technical writer, establishing standards and how-to guides following corporate format for publication worldwide.

Manager of Managed Services | Thomas Glover & Associates

Feb 2012 - Aug 2013
  • Led testing, purchasing and implementation of Managed Services division using Solarwinds Orion software including establishing pricing, contracts and service level agreements for global customers
  • Responsible for the design, construction, implementation and troubleshooting of network infrastructure for global manufacturing environments

Support Services Technician | Southern Poverty Law Center

Feb 2011-Aug 2012
  • Managed a multi-server environment, physical network infrastructure, and provided executive-level support
  • Supported the business in triage of hardware, software and mobile device management as well as provided user training

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MBA | Columbia Southern University

Aug 2016 - Oct 2018

Master of Business Administration

  • Concentration in Project Management  
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude

BS | Columbia Southern University

Sep 2010 - May 2012

Bachelor of Science – Information Technology

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude