Design Tools Specialist

14 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
We're currently recruiting on behalf of a global Aerospace organisation for a Design Tools Specialist, on a contract basis in Cheltenham

The role
Within the methods and tools team and with close interaction with local site engineering management, the Design Tools Specialist will be in charge of the development, validation and sustaining of design tools.

*Specify, develop and validate tools of design and definition data management as mainly CATIA V5 and Smarteam,
* Deploy these tools in design offices in dedicated sites,
* Support and contribute to improve the processes and methods necessary for the implementation of these tools,
* Support design offices teams and ensure proper implementation of tools,
* Take into account user feedback to improve these tools,
* Manage issues and enhancements with IS department for design tools
* Ensure the production and update of the documentation (standards and guides) supporting design tools.
* Manage various Engineering software licenses, including renewal, monitoring and optimization
* Conduct change management to communicate or train design offices teams

Qualifications and Behaviours
* Advanced knowledge of CATIA and SMARTEAM software is mandatory.
* VB programming skills.
* Experience in the development of design tools and support to engineering offices is required.
* Experience in an aeronautical design office is an advantage.
* Rigor, autonomy, user support orientation and teamwork.
* Ability to responsively support the Engineering team under pressure
* Ability to efficiently organize software licenses renewals
* Good team player attitude and be part of an international team.
* Interactions with design offices in France, UK, Canada, Mexico and India