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IT Operations Engineer - Shanghai

Ref: 236 Date Posted: Monday 22 Jan 2018
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Job: IT Operations Engineer

Location: Peak Scientific China, Zhangjiang High Tech Park, Shanghai (with some domestic travel) Country: China

Job type: Full Time

Remuneration: Competitive package

THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific Instruments are a multi award winning company, who specialises in the manufacturing of laboratory gas generators for the life science and biomedical market, with our head office based in our modern facility near Glasgow International airport in Scotland.

We have been developing award-winning gas generation products since 1997 and now employ 450 people globally in 20 international offices, with a turnover of £55M. Over the last five years the company has enjoyed impressive annual growth between 25 and 30%, overall and 60% growth across the service division, selling 90% of our gas generator products overseas to over 126 countries. Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate our non- corporate feel in a fun atmosphere.

With this continuing success and growth we are looking for an IT Operations Engineer to support our China IT operations.

THE ROLE: Reporting to the GM China as well as the Global IT Operations Manager (UK based), you will be based in Zhangjiang High Tech Park, Pudong and you will be responsible for supporting key information systems, asset management, user support and ensuring smooth day to day operations.

As well as:

  • Ensuring that appropriate support is in place for all Peak Scientific systems including backup and recovery procedures.
  • Maintaining day to day operation of network, telephony and supporting all users.
  • Providing operational management of the Peak network access to LAN, WLAN, WAN through management of network switches, firewalls and data storage.
  • Acting as a project manager for small infrastructure and communications projects.
  • Keeping abreast of current technology and identify where such technologies could improve company performance.
  • Maintaining connectivity and access to cloud services deployed within Peak.
  • Assisting in development of ERP functionality and reporting, as well as training documentation.
  • Helping ensure consistency with the Group Technology Standards.
  • Supporting and managing local websites and domains, including supporting the further development of local web presence.

THE CANDIDATE: You will be dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and have the ability to work both independently and within a close-knit team. A positive attitude is a prerequisite and good communication skills is key. In addition you will have the following -

Peak China is a key market for Peak Scientific both in terms of growth and its significant contribution to the £55 million annual turnover of the business. Since opening a dedicated office for China in Shanghai in 2012 with only a handful of employees, Peak has and continues to invest heavily in China, moving to a new state of the art facility in 2015 with over 30 office-based staff and over 30 Field Service and Sales employees covering the major regions of China including the key cities of Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu. Peak China’s excellent performance was recently recognised for the “Best New Exporter to China” awarded by the British Business Awards in 2016 hosted by British Chamber of Commerce.

We recruit individuals who fit our culture and values. The atmosphere is fun, friendly but with a high degree of professionalism and a non- corporate feel.  We respect our colleagues, customers and suppliers and we offer freedom to act, to challenge the status quo but to also take responsibility.

If this describes you and you can see yourself playing a role at the core of our organisation and our expanding technology manufacturing business, there’s a great career pathway awaiting you.  If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, make the move today and click APPLY!


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