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PLM Application Specialist - NX CAD/CAM

Company: Melrose Industries PLC
Location: Newington
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Date: May 11, 2021

Location: Newington, CT, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world's aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world's advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Job Summary

GKN Aerospace Engine Business Line is growing and consists of sites spread over Europe, America & Asia. Part of the transformation into a globally connected enterprise is to create one common PLM backbone for the entire engines business line to manage product related data throughout the lifecycle. As part of this global development we are now looking for an Application Specialist with the responsibility for NX CAD/CAM within PLM Operations (Sustain/Maintain) for all engines business line sites in the US.

As an Application Specialist with the focus area NX CAD/CAM you are part of a Team responsible for sustaining PLM solutions related to Teamcenter, NX CAD/CAM as well as other supporting applications within the PLM Suite. Owning the NX CAD/CAM Application you will ensure that the ways of working within CAD/CAM will align with how the data is managed and structured within PLM. This is done in collaboration with a global GKN Center of Excellence. You will work with and mentor the US end user community for increased understanding and efficient use of the toolset as well as how the data will be structured and managed within Teamcenter. The role includes daily Support & Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, Training as well as participation in PLM Roadmap project Execution.

The work is primarily based from dedicated home site in the Northeast US, but will also require travel to other sites within GKN

Job Responsibilities

  • Uphold daily PLM operations (sustain maintain) to support all end users
  • Act as the application specialist for NX CAD/CAM by troubleshooting post-processing and NC program errors as they relate to Teamcenter integration with NX
  • Incorporate NX CAM best practices across sites based on established standards
  • Incorporate tool and resource classification library module in Teamcenter and NX
  • Participate in global experts forum for NX CAD/CAM
  • Continuously develop and improve existing PLM environment
  • Interact with business users, solution architects and developers to understand processes and requirements
  • Participate and support agreed development project activities, contribute to verification and roll out improvements in accordance with an agile methodology
  • Contribute to development of training documentation and execute training for end users

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Science, Technology or equivalent knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).
  • 2 years of NX CAD/CAM experience including integration to Teamcenter
  • Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/Understanding for how to work within PLM Operations (Sustain/Maintain)
  • Knowledge in agile execution of continuous improvements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Business Process Improvement or Lean exposure
  • A self-starter with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to travel with occasional travel overseas

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Keywords: Melrose Industries PLC, New England , PLM Application Specialist - NX CAD/CAM, Other , Newington, Northeast

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