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17 June 2019
Job ID: NR-954
Factory IT Director - Based in Korat

Factory IT Director Responsibilities

  • Overseeing all Factory IT application development and support, plus 24x7 factory operations
  • Analyzing the factory business requirements, to determine their technology and applications needs
  • Bring the AI/ML/DL into Factory floor, turn data into insight
  • Carry out IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management

Job brief

  • We are looking for an experienced IT Director or Factory Management to oversee Factory IT (Information Technology) functions.
  • You will be in charge of a team of IT managers, develop and implement factory applications,plus supporting 24x7 IT factory operations.
  • An excellent IT director is very knowledgeable in generic manufacturing processes, strong background in business analysis and programming skills,
  • broad IT technical knowledge, plus able to manage and motivate people.
  •  The goal is to ensure, new ideas/initiatives convert into Factory applications and implementation within the limits of budget, time and resources, and ensure that team/people are effective and productive.


  • Oversee Factory applications development, and implementation.
  • Manage 24x7 Factory Line Support Operations
  • Identify and recommend new technology solutions that we can implement in our factory
  • Explore an opportunity to bring IoT, AI/ML/DL into Factory
  • Carry out IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Coordinate IT managers and supervise computer scientists, technicians and other professionals to provide guidance
  • Control budget and report on expenditure
  • Identify endpoints security vulnerabilities and eliminate them with strategic solutions that increase data safety
  • Direct and support implementation of software and hardware upgrades


  • Possess management experience in a Factory Environment
  • Experience in analysis, coding, and implementation of Factory IT applications
  • Experience in large project management
  • Broad knowledge and sound understanding on all IT domains
  • Knowledge in manufacturing processes and control
  • Knowledge in IoT, AI/ML/DL
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strategic Leadership
    • Articulate vision & strategy, finance and business acumen, drive innovation, have a global perspective
    • Result Leadership (ensures execution, focus on customer & quality, demonstrate functional expertise)
    • People leadership (engage & inspire, build talent & delegate, diversify & connect one team)
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities

Job Details:

  • Five-day work week
  • Performance bonus
  • Free shuttle bus
  • Transportation allowance
  • Travel allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd.
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile and Consumer Electronics applications. The company is committed to delivering award-winning products, customer support and reliability, to meet the world's growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at To support the scope expansion of Thai team, we invite the applications from both newly graduated and experienced professionals. Several new positions are required to be filled with highly motivated professionals. The career opportunities are opened at our factory in Korat and Teparuk.

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