CAD Application Support Manager

Datasource Computer Employment Limited
£45k - £50k pa
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: CAD Application Support Manager Location: Cumbria Type: Permanent Salary/Rate: £50,000 Start Date: ASAP Clearance: SC Clearance or Willing to Undergo CAD Application Support Manager - Permanent - Cumbria - £50,000 Would you like to be at the forefront of new developments? Our client currently has a vacancy for a CAD Application Support Manager. This role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to be the CAD Application Support Manager for the PLM Competency Centre. In this role, the successful candidate will be expected to lead the CAD Support Team from a people and technical perspective and achieve the aims of the Competency Centre support tower. This role will provide the successful candidate with the ability to make a tangible difference to technical performance of systems, enhance the capability of the business to deliver challenging design requirements. Key Responsibilities: - Liaising with senior management teams within the functions to ensure that full leverage is made of IM&T services in particular 3D CAD services. - Ensure that relationships with stakeholder are developed and enhanced (e.g. customers and vendors). - Responsible for overseeing the end to end delivery of business requirement and the post-delivery validation of value add. - Responsible for the management of support, incidents and licences in line with the Service Level Agreements. - Establishing measures to help the business understand the quality of data and proactively work with the business to ensure improvement activities are put in place and maintained. - Leading the business community in clearly defining their requirements, working with the rest of the IM&T teams to ensure that the requirements are met by system or process changes. - Leading the development of business cases relating to IM&T investment. - Seeking out opportunities for business improvement not just in terms of systems but systems related processes in general. - Providing "thought leadership" in terms of what technology might be applied to overcome business problems. - Facilitating the constructive resolution of cross functional data flow issues. - Providing a robust prioritisation of workload for the IM&T team, ensuring bst use of resource to meet business priorities. - Developing and managing the CAD element of the PLM Competency Centre. - Owning and managing a team development plan, ensure team skills are appropriate for the role and provide hands on support, training and guidance for junior members of the team. Key Skills and Qualifications: - Educated to degree/HNC level preferably in Computing, Engineering or Science discipline. - Recognised skills or academic / professional qualifications. - Demonstrable knowledge of the 3D CAD process from design through to manufacture and support. - Demonstrable knowledge of 3D CAD Applications including configuration and deployment (FORAN preferred other mainstream Engineering CAD packages considered e.g. CATIA, NX). - Demonstrable experience of managing systems development activities, system issue resolution. - Strong and demonstrable understanding of testing applications. Personal Attributes: - The successful candidate will be a good team player, able to lead as well as be part of the team. - The successful candidate should be an effective communicator to a high level, with good relationship building and stakeholder management qualities. - The successful candidate will also be self-motivated to continually improve processes/ methods. Company Benefits: - Employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. - Our client also offers a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive. You will be required to hold a minimum of SC security clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying. Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you! (c) Copyright Datasource Computer Employment Limited 2017.
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