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Senior Manager, Product Lifecycle Management

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Divergent is a technology company that has architected, invented, built, and commercialized an end-to-end factory system called the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS™) that comprehensively uses machine learning to optimally engineer, additively manufacture, and flexibly assemble complex integrated vehicle structures and subsystems. Products created using DAPS are superior in performance, lower in cost, rapidly customizable to meet mission and customer-specific requirements, faster to market, and scalable on demand to high volume production. Divergent is a qualified Tier 1 supplier to global automotive OEMs, and Divergent is now expanding to support mission critical needs in the Aerospace and Defense sector.
We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior Manager to oversee our Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) support and development team. The ideal candidate will have extensive expertise in Siemens TeamCenter and other relevant PLM technologies, with a strong background in engineering design and manufacturing. This role will be critical in driving the successful implementation, customization, and support of our PLM system, ensuring it meets the needs of our organization and our clients. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in leading PLM implementations, managing cross-functional teams, delivering complex projects in a manufacturing environment, and a strong understanding of software development processes.
If you are passionate about leading a team of developers to create innovative software that solves complex problems, then we would love to hear from you.
The Role
•Lead and manage the PLM support and development team, including PLM developers, support engineers, system administrators, QA engineers, documentation specialists, and training specialists.
•Develop and implement team goals, objectives, and strategies to align with the company’s vision and objectives.
•Mentor and guide team members, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment, and to ensure their professional growth and development.
•Serve as the subject matter expert for Siemens TeamCenter, providing technical guidance and support to the team.
•Oversee the customization, enhancement, and maintenance of the Siemens TeamCenter PLM system to meet specific business needs.
•Ensure the integration of TeamCenter with other enterprise systems and technologies.
•Plan, coordinate, and execute PLM projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget.
•Develop and maintain project plans, timelines, and resource allocation.
•Conduct regular project reviews and provide status updates to senior management and stakeholders.
•Work closely with product management, engineering, and customer success teams to gather requirements, feedback, identify areas for improvement, and prioritize features.
•Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction by providing proactive support and addressing user issues promptly.
•Develop and maintain strong relationships with key clients and stakeholders.
•Identify opportunities to improve PLM processes and workflows, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness.
•Implement best practices for PLM support and development, ensuring compliance with industry standards.
•Continuously evaluate and adopt new technologies and methodologies to stay ahead in the PLM domain.
•Develop and maintain software development best practices to ensure high-quality code, efficient testing, documentation, and timely releases.
Basic Qualifications
•Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, computational science, engineering, information technology, or related fields.
•Minimum of 7 years of experience in PLM support and development, with a focus on Siemens TeamCenter, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
•Proven experience in managing and leading a technical team.
•Strong background in engineering design and manufacturing processes.
•Proficiency in Siemens TeamCenter, including Active Workspace configurations, customization, integration, upgrades, and patches.
•Familiar with TC 4-Tier and 2-Tier environments.
•Familiar with detailed understanding of NX lifecycle of parts, modelling techniques, and best practices.
•Familiar with TeamCenter SOA and NXOpen toolkits.
•Strong knowledge of programming languages such as Java, C++, ITK, and PLMXML.
•Familiarity with database management (SQL) and server management (Linux/Windows).
•Understanding of software development processes and best practices, software development lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies.
•Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
•Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams, including product management, engineering, and customer success.
•Familiarity with computer-aided design (CAD) software and formats commonly used in engineering, such as NX, SolidWorks, CATIA, and STEP.
•Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
•Detail-oriented with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement.
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and solve complex technical issues.
•Excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team to deliver high-quality software solutions
Preferred Qualifications
•Familiarity with industry standards and regulations for automotive and aerospace and defense, such as ISO 26262 (Automotive Functional Safety), AS9100 (Quality Management Systems for Aerospace), APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning), and DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement)
•Experience with other PLM technologies such as PTC Windchill, Dassault Systèmes ENOVIA, or Autodesk Vault is a plus.
•Familiarity with network configurations.
What You’ll Get :
Holistic Compensation Package: Enjoy a world-class compensation package that includes a competitive salary, equity plan, and discretionary results-based incentive bonus opportunities, ensuring you're truly valued for your contributions.
Wellness and Time Off: Embrace a healthy lifestyle with paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays, including a year-end shutdown to recharge. We support growing families with paid parental leave, recognizing the importance of bonding time.
Comprehensive Health and Wellness: Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health and wellness benefits, offering both HMO and Premium PPO options. Additionally, benefit from company-sponsored life insurance and short and long-term disability coverage for peace of mind.
Investment in Growth: We're committed to your professional development. Take advantage of reimbursement opportunities for learning and development initiatives, empowering you to continuously expand your skill set and reach peak performance.
Inclusive and Collaborative Environment: Join our inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company. Together, we're disrupting the traditional manufacturing industry, embracing diversity, and fostering innovation to reduce our footprint by integrating people and technology.
Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
In order to adjust to changes in our business, it may become necessary to add, remove or modify certain duties and responsibilities, or to reassign you to another job position. From time to time you may be asked to work on special projects or to assist with other work. Your cooperation and assistance in performing such additional work is expected. Divergent Technologies, Inc , Inc is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO), we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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