Cad PLM Manager

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Pleasanton, CA
$165,000 - $185,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jun 14, 2018
Job ID
Our client is a very well established and rapidly expanding manufacturer of commercial heavy vehicles that --They have an immediate need for a Cad/PLM Manager with the following background.

The PLM / CAD manager is responsible for the selection, implementation, building of the infrastructure and maintenance of both the PLM and CAD systems including software, upgrades, and training to ensure smooth and efficient operations within the  Engineering Department and other internal/external organizations.
This person will have direct influence in a challenging, fast-paced environment including implementation and deployment of new PLM & CAD software, development/standardization of operating practices, including workflow development, organization of directories, CAD vaulting procedures, and integrations to CRM and ERP systems. 
The CAD/PLM Manager is responsible for ensuring stable operation of in-house engineering systems (CAD, PLM and other engineering software). This includes installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting and optimizing all such installations across the enterprise including related processes and workflows. This position will also analyze and resolve user issues in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end-user training where required.
This position reports to the Director of Engineering, Vehicle..  In addition, this position will work with the  IT Department in the development and sustainment of hardware/software beyond Engineering which supports the PLM/CAD environment.
Key Responsibilities
  • Successful implementation and maintenance of CAD/PLM/PDM Systems
  • Implementation of specified workflows within the PLM system
  • Development/management of user best practices and standards and directory structure
  • Developing/maintaining training for all users and integrations with CRM and ERP systems.
  • Administers, monitors, and supports all CAD/PLM system applications with critical focus on system stability, performance and user experience
  • Acts as primary Level 1 and 2 application support resource for all CAD and PLM-related issues; works with IT department and vendor support to troubleshoot, escalate, and resolve technical issues at application and database levels
  • Works in collaboration with IT team in planning and execution of system installations, upgrades, integration, and performance tuning
  • Responsible for license management, application testing, user security administration, and end-user technical support
  • Develops, maintains, and delivers end-user technical training
  • Participates in PLM process design and workflow definition
  • Defines PLM business/data models
  • Imports/Exports data from system to support company's data exchange requirements
  • Perform other duties as required
About You
  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Engineering, IT or related field
  • 3 plus years of experience in administering CAD applications
  • 5 plus years of experience in administering PLM/PDM server and client environments
  • Advanced PLM certifications in PLM system is preferred
  • Knowledge of deployment architecture patterns, servers, databases, hardware analysis, root-cause analysis, and system performance tuning
  • Experience with updated platform implementation or major upgrade, a big plus
  • Experience troubleshooting technical issues and/or assist with overflow support items from IT