PLM Administrator


A Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Administrator will serve a pivotal role in the management of our product lifecycle from new product introduction through aftermarket supporting multiple departments and domains. This position shall manage the system through planning, deployment, and production execution. A PLM Administrator shall also deliver new PLM processes as needed, conduct User Acceptance Testing, provide work instructions and be a liaison to technical support issues.


Manage CAD/CAE/CAM integrations with PLM including Engineering Bills of Materials (BOM management), Engineering Change Orders, and providing support and training to engineers.

Set PLM best practices for CAD/CAE/CAM user configurations which includes but not limited to CAD/CAE/CAM attribute mapping, drawing templates, model base definition, 3D PDFs, e-DWGs etc. and standard part configurations.

Requires excellent problem solving, oral and written communication skills, effective presentation skills to demonstrate concepts and solutions that are clear and concise.

Manage users, licensing, and essential permissions of groups and roles related to PLM processes, process contributions and approval accesses with associated documentation and work instructions.

Ability to investigate and troubleshoot PLM data, provides user technical support, PLM integration and maintenance support and gathers opportunities to continuously improve the application or process.

Provide technical guidance and mentorship to any support team members and users in advanced PLM functionalities including research and development utilizing external consultants as required.
Ability to write and create macros and enhance the PLM working environment for efficiency.

Comprehensive understanding of HTML and Javascript programming operations.


Delegates team(s) to produce training material and coordinate User Acceptance Testing and Validation of new processes. Leads Subject Matter Experts in various departments to champion specific processes as administrators and technical support.


Previous experience preferably using PLM systems such as Teamcenter, Enovia, Windchill or Autodesk Manage in an engineering and manufacturing environment.  Possess strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written.  Possess analytical and problem-solving skills.  Ability to lead and motivate direct reports to meet company set deadlines and achieve common goals.  Working knowledge of MS computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 

Requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering or Information Technology or a minimum of 5 years of related experience in an Aerospace Engineering and Manufacturing Environment.

Must have direct experience with Product Lifecycle Management systems.
Any PLM certifications is a plus.

Teamcenter PLM experience is a preferred or an equivalent in an Aerospace Engineering and Manufacturing environments

Due to the nature of our contracts, U.S. Citizenship is required.

VACCO Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.