O-I Manufacturing Information Systems Analyst in Perrysburg, Ohio

Manufacturing Information Systems Analyst

  • Job ID #:5912

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:Yes

  • Location:Global HQ - Perrysburg, OH

  • Department:IT

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required:3 - 5 Years

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Position Description:

Who we are:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench the thirst, well it was probably made by us, we are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Your Role:

As a Manufacturing Information Systems Analyst you will be participating in the deployment, support, maintenance, enhancement, and process improvement of manufacturing applications. In this role you may be assigned to support specific business units or corporate departments and utilize a variety of computing platforms. In this position you will collaborate with the business, IT colleagues, external partners, and other stakeholders to identify business and system requirements, assess available technologies, and evaluate solution options.

As a Manufacturing Information Systems Analyst you will be expected to have a broad knowledge of information technology culture, procedures, and experience with IT methodologies including project management techniques. In this role you will interact with stakeholders and other experts to deploy the Global Manufacturing Information Systems to O-I’s production facilities. In this position you will provide full life-cycle support, as well as creating system documentation, including operating procedures, functional and technical design specifications, and technical support documentation.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong internal and external business process enablement relationships and act as a point for demand identification, requirements definition, and execution.

  • Possess a broad understanding of the current technical and manufacturing environments in order to advise the business on what is and is not possible when requests are received.

  • Perform and lead deployments of Global Manufacturing Information Systems to O-I, affiliate, licensee and joint venture production facilities.

  • Troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade core Manufacturing Information systems, applications, databases, and utilities.

  • Scope, implement, test, and deploy new features and versions of core applications, databases, and utilities based on business demand.

  • Propose solutions and upgrades to existing systems based on established portfolio lifecycles.

  • Work closely with developers and stakeholders to ensure technical compatibility and alignment to business requirements, while establishing and maintaining a high level of user trust and confidence in IT’s knowledge and concern for user’s business needs.

  • Work independently and provide functional guidance on systems and processes to junior professionals as requested.

  • Plan, lead, and execute Global Manufacturing Information System enhancements and smaller projects; execute segments of complex larger projects while leading team members and ensuring results meet expectations.

  • Understand project financial data and business linkage.

  • Serve as primary IT contact up to Senior Management levels as a key resource who understands how the customers use the information to drive their business.

  • Address process breakdowns and identify opportunities to automate, streamline or increase efficiency and provide assistance to develop project proposals.

  • Monitor accuracy and quality of own work methods, prioritization, and outputs, as well as the work methods, prioritization, and outputs of team members.

  • Assess, define, and develop solutions to moderately complex problems, generally unassisted.

  • Share information and viewpoints openly and provide mentoring to other team members.

  • Create and maintain detailed and clear end-user and operational support documentation for multiple Global Manufacturing Information Systems.

  • Assist in hiring and training associate and intermediate level Manufacturing Analysts.

  • Provide 24x7 on-call support for the O-I Manufacturing Information Systems portfolio, as required.

  • This position requires an individual who can plan their own work and the work of others, engages in team activities, and works across teams to maximize group goals.


You will report to the Manager – IT Manufacturing Systems.

Position Requirements:


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Information Technology or relevant business experience (Intermediate level).

  • Minimum 2 years directly supporting Manufacturing Systems (Intermediate level).

  • 6 years experience in Information Technology or relevant business experience preferred (Senior level).

  • 5 years experience directly supporting Manufacturing Systems preferred (Senior level).


  • Moderate travel required for this position: 20% - 25%

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

  • Relocation will be on a case by case basis and based on education and/or experience.


  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Half Day Fridays

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.