Cannon-Muskegon Business Systems Manager

United States of America
Cannon Muskegon
Information Technology
Full Time


Special Metals


With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.


The Business Systems Manager will work closely with plant management under the direction of the IT Manager towards improving business systems through upgrades, integrations, and implementations of new applications and technologies to support business processing for the entire organization. The primary responsibility of the position is to initiate, plan, and execute projects that improve business strategies towards gaining market position as a world leader in the production of highest quality superalloys. The Business Systems Manager must be able to balance workload between in-house and outsourced resources while managing business systems related projects. The Manager documents technical requirements, coordinates all aspects of the project life cycle, implements change control procedures, and manages multiple projects to meet stated customer-initiated deadlines.


Essential Functions

  • Work safely. Adhere to all Company and regulatory EH&S policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to all Company 6-S initiatives and policies.
  • Facilitate the implementation and support of business and manufacturing systems projects under the direction of the IT Manager.
  • Ensure systems can be updated or implemented with a reasonable amount of work through business processes or system tools.
  • Manages user administration by implementing new user set up, network access and authorized security levels as required, developing, and maintaining user profiles, monitoring user access for segregation of duties, and terminating users to ensure that system access is limited to approved users.
  • Provide solutions to enhance continuous improvement initiatives across all business functions.
  • Develop project plans that outline detailed phases and include goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely.
  • Manage implementation of Quarion infrastructure for mobile equipment & pedestrian safety.
  • Keep up to date with the latest IT technologies and development tools.
  • Assist in the creation, development, and access to data by users through providing a platform for data analytics.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Business Administration required.  

Ten+ years’ equivalent IT experience, required


Project Management Skills

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification preferred.
  • Solid understanding of business cases and risk management processes.
  • Capability to make decisions in a potentially stressful environment.
  • Ability to monitor and control project budgets and resources.
  • Proven self-management and team-management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.


Recommended Experience

  • Manufacturing HMI and data collections systems including Rockwell Automation Factory Talk
  • Cloud-based development services including Azure, GitHub, Microsoft Power Platform
  • Microsoft O365 suite including Project, Visio, Teams, Excel
  • ERP applications: Epicor, SAP, Infor Syteline, Oracle
  • Microsoft SQL Server and .Net development tools


Additional Notes

  • Occasion work required outside normal business hours.
  • The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.


Physical Dimensions

Physical Demands – Must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position. Must be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, scanner/copier, and printer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment – Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.