PLM/PDM/CAD Technical Specialist

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We are on a mission: to transform the future of online grocery through cutting-edge technology innovation.”

“Ocado Technology is changing the way the world shops using advanced Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, Big Data, Cloud and IoT. We develop the innovative software and hardware systems that power, as well as the unique ‘Ocado Smart Platform’ which is being implemented by ambitious retailers across the world from Europe to America, Asia and beyond.

About our team…

Our Engineering Services function is responsible for aiding the design, testing and manufacture of our automated products relating to our hardware and software products. We have a brilliant opportunity for a PDM/PLM/CAD Specialist to join our mission and help support the next phase of our products.

How you’ll spend your days…

As a PDM/PLM/CAD Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the systems, specifically the quality of data, maintenance of processes, and setting best practice in line with corporate standards of 3D modelling, drawings and PLM support. You will also be responsible for providing functional support for enhancing, developing, and implementing any future PDM/PLM capabilities.Other responsibilities might include;

  • Providing day to day support to cross-functional teams to meet agreed service level agreements and drive standardisation in system usage and processes
  • Creating governance for CAD processes and setting the corporate standards
  • Administering the CAD, PDM/PLM systems to ensure system availability and low system downtime through collaboration with relevant IT teams
  • Comparing CAD data against Design Requirements, including Change Documentation
  • Communicating KPIs and SLAs for CAD/PDM systems
  • Updating meta-data within a PDM/PLM environment
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to streamline Data Quality Management Process
  • Providing training, support and suggestions for best practice to stakeholders using the PLM system
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders to deliver projects by documenting processes, user scenarios, user guides and user requirements during project implementation
  • Participating in requirements, solutions and user testing, and creating documentation
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to deliver the PLM Data Model Implementation
  • Offering technical insight in data quality assessments for CAD/PLM systems
  • Coordinating with stakeholders throughout the Project Lifecycle

You may be asked to perform tasks as required by management deemed as a reasonable request. This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the role, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of possible role responsibilities, tasks and duties and is subject to review.We’d love to talk to you if you have…

  • An engineering degree or equivalent
  • Strong history of using SolidWorks (preferred) or other CAD tools (OnShape, AutoCAD, EPLAN, ALTIUM) in a professional environment
  • Experience in administration of a PDM and PLM system, preferably SolidWorks PDM
  • Understanding of Mechanical Design practices
  • Experience designing components and assemblies that have moved to production
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Experience configuring or implementing PLM systems
  • Understanding of working with tools such as JIRA, Cognidox, Slack, G-Suite
  • Ability to work within a team on multiple projects and prioritise tasks

Bonus points if you also have…

  • Previous experience working on industry standards (for example BS8888 or ASME 14.5)
  • Previous experience on SQL database, report generation and major IT development, incorporating costs and benefits, and presenting proposals to clients

Please don’t worry, this is not an exhaustive list! If you feel you’d be a good fit for the role there are some things we can teach you, so we would still love to hear from you.What we offer you…Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. We regularly review our benefits to ensure we are supporting our employees appropriately. Currently, we offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and;

  • A Work from Home policy that sees you in the office typically 40% of your time.
  • 30 days ‘working from anywhere’ policy
  • Wellbeing support through Apps such as Unmind and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days after 5 years service (plus optional holiday purchase)
  • Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete)
  • Train Ticket loan (interest-free)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free shuttle bus to and from Welwyn Garden City Train Station to the Welwyn Garden City offices
  • Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn share schemes
  • 15% discount on and free delivery for all employees
  • Income Protection (can be up to 50% of salary for 3 years) and Life Assurance (3 x annual salary)

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events. Please submit your application below if you think you have what it takes to make a difference.Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We are thrilled to welcome applicants from across the world. Whilst we are able to offer visa sponsorship, please note that we are only able to cover costs relating to the Certificate of Sponsorship and the Immigration Skills Charge only. For all employment offers made for UK roles, it is expected that you will be based in the UK in a commutable distance, ready for your first day of work, so please keep this in mind.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.Due to the energising nature of Ocado’s business, vacancy close dates, when stated, are indicative and may be subject to change so please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you have applied and been rejected for this role in the last 6 months, or applied and been rejected for a role with a similar skill set, we will not re-evaluate you for this position.

After 6 months, we will treat your application as a new one. All benefits information is subject to change and the terms of the individual arrangements. Please assume you have been unsuccessful if you haven’t heard from us within 4 weeks.

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Job ID: JR-2372-4138

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hertfordshire Welwyn Garden city

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