IT Administrator

Information Technology
Goodyear, AZ
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that produces nourishing and great-tasting milk-based products made using a patented cold-filtration process that removes some natural sugars while concentrating the protein and calcium naturally found in real cows’ milk.

Our line of delicious, lactose-free fairlife® products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk, which has 50% more protein and 50% less sugar than regular milk; fairlife® with DHA, ultra-filtered milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health; fairlife YUP!®, a line of flavored milks; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife smart snacks®, a drinkable snack to help curb hunger between meals; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support one’s journey to better health; and the newly launched fairlife® creamers, coffee creamers designed to help enhance your coffee experience. In partnership with The Coca-Cola Company®, fairlife ultra-filtered milk and Core Power high protein shakes are distributed throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada; all other fairlife drinks are available in the U.S.

To learn more about fairlife and its collection of products, please visit fairlife.com.

job purpose: The fairlife team is looking for a self-motivated and tech-savvy IT Administrator to provide critical hardware, server, network, and end user support services and expertise, primarily overseeing our West region facilities. The ideal team member will enjoy working both independently and in teams of brilliant people from across our organization to ensure IT assets are delivering the reliability, performance, and value necessary to support a fast growth business.

 

responsibilities:

  • Provide onsite and remote help desk / IT administration support in conjunction with 3rd party IT vendors in a 24/7 manufacturing operation
  • Ensure continuous operation through proactive planning, maintenance, and monitoring of critical IT systems, servers, and networks across multiple sites
  • Design, setup, troubleshoot and resolve complex issues related to VM clusters, networking, wireless, and Windows based servers
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate IT activities and issue resolution with key stakeholders
  • Provide expertise and guidance on technical designs and project planning
  • Ensure implementation of IT security best practices and identify and close vulnerabilities
  • Administer, maintain, and optimize a Microsoft tech stack including O365, Azure, Windows Server, and SQL Server
  • Create and maintain detailed systems documentation, backup and recovery procedures, and other standard IT processes
  • Participate in multiple business projects and provide technical expertise and support as needed
  • Ensure established IT processes are adhered to and KPI’s are accurately tracked and reported
  • Evaluate and make expert recommendations for improvements to IT platforms, architecture, and capabilities to ensure appropriate service levels, performance, and cost of ownership
  • Assist as necessary on miscellaneous IT related activities (i.e. procurement, receiving, setup, etc.)

 

skills/qualifications required:

  • BS in Computer Science / Engineering, or equivalent education and experience required
  • 5+ years supporting Windows servers and applications in a VMWare/Nutanix environment
  • 5+ years working and supporting Cisco/Dell based networking infrastructure, VLAN’s, VPN’s, and Firewalls (Palo Alto)
  • 3+ years Help Desk Operations, Desktop tech stack management, and End User support experience
  • Knowledge or experience with hybrid and/or public cloud computing platforms and SaaS applications (i.e. AWS, Azure, Box, Office 365, Google Apps, Dynamics 365)
  • Knowledge and experience with system backup and recovery software applications (Veeam, Backup Exec)
  • Knowledge of enterprise anti-virus/anti-malware products (Symantec, McAfee, Sophos)
  • Network Administration (Cisco, Dell), Microsoft, VMWare certifications preferred
  • Experience in a 24x7 CPG and/or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

 

working conditions and physical requirements:

  • Standard office hours and shared on-call duties for off hours
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

 

food safety requirements: Must follow standard company procedures for entry into plant areas

position location: Goodyear, AZ

reports to: Senior IT Director

travel requirements:  10%

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

Why fairlife



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  • "In my career, finding an organization that’s growing their core business at an exceptional pace, innovating for the future and having fun with good people while doing it is the holy grail, and fairlife has it. "
    Norm Baker
    Finance Director
  • “I absolutely love working for fairlife because of the positive values they have! In my time here I have been given many opportunities to move up within the plant and am treated as part of the family.”
    Nurul Yaminudin
    Warehouse Supervisor
  • “Over the past 7 years, I have had the opportunity to grow from a Processing Operator to my current position as a Packaging Coordinator. fairlife believes in better and shows it by caring for their employees while offering competitive pay and career advancement opportunities.”
    Leonarda Roma
    Packaging Coordinator
  • “First impressions are very important, and I felt very welcomed the first day I started training. The staff at the Coopersville facility made me feel like I was a valuable addition to the fairlife team."
    Chuck Passenier
    Warehouse Associate
  • "While our portfolio of brands is amazing, the people I work with every day is what I love. We operate small and big. We challenge the industry norms. We run when everyone else walks. It’s a dynamic culture."
    Nina Johnson
    Sr. Director, Strategic Revenue Growth Management
  • "I love that we're providing a healthy alternative for people who are lactose intolerant. I have family members who are lactose intolerant; I feel like I am doing a service to them!"
    Carlton Kirkpatrick
    Warehouse Associate
  • "It’s a place where I’ve grown and learned a lot, giving me the ability to move into my role as a Packaging Technician. The people here are positively great teammates and the heart of what makes fairlife the place it is."
    Katie Sanger
    Packaging Technician
  • “The pace at which we move here is invigorating! I can catch someone in the hall, share an idea, and three days later they will show back up to share how we could do it. It’s thrilling!”
    Perri Gordon
    Director of Marketing
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager

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fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected]