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PDM / V5 Support Specialist (18-00209) in Saline, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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    Saline, MI
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Job Description

Job Title: PDM / V5 Support Specialist (18-00209)
Job Location: Saline, MI
Direct or Contract: Contract Core Position
Salary Range: Open
Number of positions: 1

Position Summary:
  • Coordinating and reporting status on vehicle development data release milestones for Product Data Management.
  • Provide Catia data management support for all Design Groups during development. Assist engineers with correct placement of data, internal transfer of data, & development of folder structures.
  • Train engineers to use corporate PDM tools through formal classes. Workshops, and otherwise as needed.
  • Train engineers how to adhere to Client data management guidelines. Support implementation of process through folder violation & broken link follow up.
  • Support data management process documentation preparation
  • Download reference data and carry-over part data from corporate PDM tool & store in Client local tool for engineer reference
  • Support environment testing
  • Support on-boarding of supplier contractors into Client Catia environment by training data management practices, promoting 4S, and supporting off-boarding of design data
  • Use proprietary CAD data sending tool to support CAD sharing between Client, suppliers & affiliated companies. Confirm non-disclosures agreements, monitor expiration dates, and request supplier additions to CAD data sending tool address book. Train users how to send data using the tool
  • Support Client design review process and data release process & support engineers during activity through visual management and follow up of abnormalities
  • 2 years of Automotive Industry experience
  • 2 years of experience with Catia V5 and PDM systems
  • 2 years of training experience
  • 2 years of customer service experience
  • 1 year of technical writing experience
  • Must pay close attention to detail and have a high level of grammatical proficiency
  • Must be able to create documentation using Microsoft Office applications in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Must demonstrate strong perseverance & motivational skills to support process implementation
  • Capability to meet due dates & manage own time to achieve objectives
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred
GTA Questions:
  1. Have you ever Provided Catia data management support for all Design Groups during development?
  2. Have you ever trained others to use corporate PDM tools through formal classes?
  3. Do you any experience in CATIA V5? If yes, where did you train, how many hours do you have and did you use V5 on the job to look at process?
  4. On a scale of 1-10 (10 best) how would you rate your MS:
    1. Excel
    2. PowerPoint
    3. Word
  5. On a scale of 1-10 (10 best) how would you rate your:
    1. Presentation skills?
    2. Technical writing skills?
  6. Do you have experience in giving presentations in front of others and management staff to cover process problem solving, improvement, etc.? (Examples)
  7. How would you rate your communication skills with Engineers and would you have references with engineers you worked with?
  8. Can you give any PDM process improvements you have made in the past that were successful?
  9. Do you have enough knowledge of CATIA or CAD to be able to spot process discrepancies in V5?
  10. Are you currently working? If not when was your last day?
  11. If you are working, why are you looking to make a move at this time?
  12. What is your current / last pay rate?
  13. What is your desired pay rate for this position? (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  14. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  15. What is your availability to interview?
  16. How soon would you be able to start upon an acceptable offer?
  17. Are you able to work in the U.S. without a need for foreign Visas, other than a TN Visa?