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  • IT Support Specialist

    Job Locations US-Wassaic
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 1:02 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology / Data
    Pawling Corporation
  • Overview



    Excellent opportunity to join our team in Dutchess County, NY. We are accepting applications for an IT Support Specialist. This individual will manage information and computer systems for the Architectural Products Division and Prespray including the responsibility to maintain network, servers, workstations and printers for the division including outside sales force. 


    The ideal candidate will have knowledge of manufacturing and accounting systems to include Friedman's HFA. Selected individual will have experience in network administration, IBM iSeries, MS Office, Query and a strong networking background. 


    If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity with growth potential - apply today. 


    • Maintain network, servers, workstations and printers for the division including outside sales force.
    • Responsibilities include acquiring, set-up, upgrade and repair.
    • Develop and produce information and reports necessary for management of business.
    • Assist in technical management of the AS-400 system and related hardware
    • Be a resource to users of the computer system. Help to answer questions about HFA system, PC software, peripherals and computer functionality.
    • Site person for maintaining connectivity with other related networks including phone system, internet and e-mail.
    • Back up and recovery of data on network servers and AS-400.
    • Communicate software problems to vendors and implement repairs
    • Ensure systems security, protect information from accidental or deliberate loss
    • Perform month-end close procedures of modules necessary on the HFA system
    • Research and apply emerging technologies that help increase productivity. (i.e. bar coding, remote access, EDI)
    • Identify and recommend Technology and Computer hardware equipment purchases.
    • Serve as a member of Division Management staff and provide counsel as required in area of expertise

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Must have knowledge of Manufacturing and Accounting Systems, to include Friedman’s HFA
    • Experience in network administration, IBM iSeries, MS Office, Query, Windows NT, Windows Server and a strong networking background
    • Knowledge of IBM iSeries (AS/400) CL, DB2 and RPG Programming
    • Experience with IBM i5/OS (OS/400) Operating System Installation/Backup and Recovery and PTF Maintenance Process
    • Knowledge of Global GL and Spreadsheet server software
    • Knowledge of Reporting Package DB2 Web Query and MRC for completion of migration of reports from MRC to DB2 Web Query
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • Strong Managerial experience and excellent knowledge of business practices such as accounting, pricing, costing and inventory control
    • Ability to identify, research and resolve technical problems
    • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
    • Read, write and speak English


    Bachelor’s Degree

    Formal course work in computer science, systems analysis and programming.

    5-10 years’ experience in an IT environment, preferably in manufacturing

    • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)


    Company Profile

    Company Profile

    About Pawling

    With over seventy years of experience, our company strives to be environmentally conscious and socially responsible while still maintaining the integrity of our superior products and services.


    Our History

    Since 1945 Pawling Corporation has provided customers with superior products and services. At the start, fifteen employees of Pawling Rubber Corporation began making gaskets for ammunition cases for the military in a 25,000-square foot building.A willingness to experiment and respond to customer needs and market opportunities in an innovative way has allowed the company to diversify and grow over the years. Pawling Corporation now has over 100 employees with an on-site manufacturing space, located in eastern New York State halfway between Albany and New York City. Pawling now has two divisions with a variety of products:  

    Architectural Products includes

    • Impact Protection Systems
    • Entrance Mats and Gratings
    • Athletic Flooring Systems
    • Heavy-Duty Impact Protection Systems
    • Parking & Traffic Safety Products

    Presray includes

    • Watertight Doors & Barriers
    • Airtight Doors


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