1) Occupational Summary:
Solution Architect focuses primarily on the technical aspects of implementation, but provides input to the shaping of technical & business strategies within a multi-site/multi-business unit group. Solution Architect is responsible for leading CAD and PLM system implementation, update, and modification or expansion projects. Reports to Engineering Systems Manager.
Hybrid with up to 2 days a week remote available with the other work days onsite at either the Gainesville, TX or Irving, TX work locations. Flexible work arrangements such as 9/80 schedule are available in combination with remote working.
2) Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Responsible for a multi-site SmarTeam and Catia V5 implementation, strategy, planning, and data migration to deliver a reliable and scalable PLM application.
B) Architects, maintains, and upgrades a multi-site SmarTeam system and Oracle database to support Enterprise CAD, PLM, MIS, MRP initiatives and objectives.
C) May lead a team comprised of business analysts, developers, database and site administrators, consultants, and other project members to collaborate in planning, analysis, development and testing.
D) Leads and develops technical requirements, logical data models design, System Description Documents, Use Case Documents, implementation and migration plans.
E) Follows, utilizes and adapts new technology to solve technical problems and business opportunities.
F) Drives performance related improvements to the application, database and operating system layers.
G) Documents application architecture components and communicate changes throughout the user organization, supporting change management and compliance.
H) Performs as PLM contact point for software vendors/consultants to establish, create and execute deliverables.
I) Communicates with ERP/MRP team for data hand-off.
J) Program Support: CAD/PLM Contract review, customer interface & Data transfers.
K) Develops and maintains PLM, CAD and DB Best Practices, Procedures, Methods, Data quality tools and Automation.
L) Performs unit, functional and acceptance testing of development and enhancements.
M) Supports Cad & SmarTeam & software Installation Issues and technical problems (Catia, ProE, SmarTeam, I-link, MCW, etc...).
N) Manages issues affecting SmarTeam Multi-sites DB at off-hours & time zones.
O) Performs other duties as assigned.
3) Qualification Requirements:
A) Knowledge and Skills:
i) PLM design and deployment.
ii) In-depth understanding of enterprise architecture environments, PLM dependency relationships, States, Workflows, CAD types, Data Types, and lifecycle.
iii) Strong technical solution analysis, synthesis, design, and delivery competencies.
iv) Experience in managing implementation challenges in the area of architectural, design, integration, and infrastructure.
v) Strong Infrastructure Architecture skills with understanding of Web/Application Server architecture, File Vault/Storage management & Security management.
vi) Exposure to manufacturing planning and/or hand-off of PLM data (BOM) to ERP.
vii) Able to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical staff members.
viii) Ability to work with cross-functional team consisting of developers, vendors, and business users.
ix) Must possess excellent organization skills including planning and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or completion dates.
x) Ability to develop detailed technical infrastructure designs and specifications, process and maintenance documentation.
xi) A subject matter expert in CAD & PLM technology and engineering processes.
B) Education and Experience:
i) Minimum of Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering or Computer Science required.
ii) 4-6 years of experience administering or using high end CAD tool and PDM/PLM systems in a product manufacturing industry required
iii) 3-5 years of SmarTeam (or similar PLM) implementation and upgrade experience
iv) Oracle database and scripting experience preferred
v) 3 years of experience leading and facilitating business requirements, solution definition and design, and application configuration, testing and implementation.
Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies.
D) Communication Skills:
Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English.
E) Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve problems and think strategically.
4) Physical Demands:
This position requires extended periods of sitting while working with computers and viewing computer monitors and other office equipment. Finger dexterity needed in using misc. office equipment such as telephone, computer and copy machine, etc. Bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to approximately twenty pounds are required during tasks related to the job.
Up to 50% travel required depending on project circumstances
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