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Senior CAD/CAM Application Engineer - Siemens NX
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Senior CAD/CAM Application Engineer - Siemens NX
Lisle, IL

This is an exciting opportunity to work with our product and tooling design groups to develop NX modelling strategies, processes, and applications. This role will be looked to as an expert in NX and help to maximize our use of the product and reduce design cycle times and improve the design process quality.

Essential Functions:

Work with product design groups to further the development/implementation of the Siemens NX CAD design software to drive productivity gains. This includes assisting with the development and management of common libraries, templates, journal commands and time saving procedures.

Develop a strategy and process to implement Standard Libraries for tooling and product design

Work with product and tooling design groups to develop NX modelling strategies and processes for CPD engineering. This includes the development of modular design strategies

Develop and provide How-to training instructions for user group meetings

Investigate and develop potential uses of NX program automation applications:

Automation (such as using templates) would be used to rapidly create drawings and models with the least amount of engineering input possible while reusing previously developed solutions; Define NX Automation projects - work with CPD business units to help develop a CPD division-wide strategy; Provide NX Automation development using NX/Open and Knowledge Fusion programming tools; Manage NX Automation projects sourced to internal resources or to outside vendors such as AB Knowledge solutions.

Work with product and tooling groups to develop corporate modelling checks. Provide input to and help manage NX Checkmate development to examine NX models for Company standard requirements. Assist in the implementation of additional software packages such as DFMPro to implement knowledge based design checks for manufacturability.

Work with groups to implement NX Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) within NX models for implementation in the following downstream processes: Drawings, Tolerance stack-up/variational analysis, CAM Inputs

Help to implement NX Simulation (FEA, motion analysis, etc.) solutions

Work on strategies to manage simulation data within ECTR

Assist in the development of strategy/process for managing raw materials in NX based on corporate material management direction

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science

7+ years of experience in supporting large mechanical design and manufacturing organizations in the use of the Siemens NX CAD/PLM suite of software

Travel will be required as necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

MS with minor courses or degree in computer Science

10+ years of experience in supporting large mechanical design and manufacturing organizations in the use of the Siemens NX CAD/PLM suite of software

Skills & Abilities:

Must have expertise in the following areas of Siemens NX CAD parametric modelling and drafting:

Sketching, Product Template Studio (PTS), part family creation, inter-part relationships including wave linking, NX user defined features (UDFs), feature modelling, and NX reuse libraries.

Must have experience with NX usage with a commercially available PLM system.

Must have expertise in NX programming tools/languages to create macros to automate model and drawing creation.

Programming tools should include: NX Open programming, Knowledge Fusion, SNAP programming

Must understand the mechanics of the Siemens NX mold and die wizard products to enable configuration and integration of the Siemens NX CAD system to the SAP ECTR PLM system for Company tooling groups.

Must have expertise and experience in the NX Simulation suite of products

Must be capable of presenting Siemens NX methodologies to large audiences of technical personnel.

Strong verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate the ability to express complex technical concepts clearly and concisely

Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and in a team.

Proficient in Siemens NX FEA or related software to conduct failure analyses.

Siemens Teamcenter or SAP DSC ECTR experience is preferred.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location