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PDM/MBD Specialist

Field: Product Engineering
Location: Canada

Who is Litens?

We are a diverse group of talented people committed to creating solutions to problems and making the world a better place. We enhance and deliver both mechanical and electrified solutions that bring efficiency and sustainability to new heights. Founded in 1979, Litens has a proud history of being an innovative and highly respected company specializing in powertrain system engineering and component supply. Our history includes numerous achievements, many of which have been recognized through prestigious awards from our customers.

Experience a fulfilling and supportive environment where ingenuity is rewarded, collaboration is encouraged, and opportunities are readily available.

Why Join Litens?

Join the Litens Engineering team as a PDM/MBD Specialist.  In this position, you will be responsible for leading and resolving PDM/MBD/CAD software, system, interoperability, and integration issues.

At Litens, you can make an impact. We’ve purposefully cultivated a supportive and flexible environment that gives everyone the opportunity to succeed. Litens offers a competitive and people-first approach to compensation and benefits, and we are committed to provide balanced employment and advancement opportunities for everyone.

Our diversity is our source of strength. At Litens, we are committed to equal employment opportunity, and we value and welcome diversity. We respect employees’ rights for a safe and respectful workplace. Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

 What you will do?

Understand PDM configuration/workflows in-depth, as well as global SQL database replication, and propose and implement changes to optimize the efficiency and robustness of the PDM vault.

Establish a global PDM disaster recovery plan, including PDM outages, and be the single point of contact to coordinate all the activities to execute the plan.

Responsible for PDM performance monitoring, security plan, user permissions, and user audit. Automate reporting activities by SQL, API, or other scripting languages.

Lead investigations of PDM/MBD (Model-based Definition)/CAD problems by collaborating with software vendors, external support service providers, IT/BSG, and other Litens sites. Determine root causes with the investigation team, propose immediate containment and permanent corrective actions, and implement the countermeasures swiftly.

Understand how MBD is used in downstream processes, systems, and software. Troubleshoot interoperability and system integration issues by leading a cross-functional team to improve the efficiency of MBD processes.

Document PDM/MBD/CAD know-how and best practices, create effective user training such as e-learning/video/online workshop training and deploy the training. Periodically assess user adoption level company-wide and implement countermeasures.

Investigate what hardware platform is most suitable for PDM/MBD/CAD and create PE’s hardware platform strategy.

Responsible for planning and coordinating global validation, implementation, and upgrades related to PDM/MBD/CAD and other PE software.

Explore emerging leading-edge technologies and recommend changes and upgrades as our organization evolves into a Model-Based Enterprise.

 What you will bring?

Bachelor’s degree, college diploma, or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering, or a technology-related field

Excellent Analytical skills for complex problem solving

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

1+ years of experience in creating PDM/PLM workflows and programming

Experience in SolidWorks, NX, CATIA, or Creo CAD experience is an asset

Experience in SolidWorks PDM API and SQL database is an asset

Experience in process and system infrastructure development is an asset

Experience in working in the mechanical or electrical engineering industry is an asset

Interested in this position?

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