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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking Mechanical CAD Administrator to join the Configuration Management team. As one of our CAD Administrators, you will be in a technical, hands-on role, responsible for the administration of the Computer-Aided Design (CAD) System, Siemens NX. This individual will work in a dynamic environment with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, and Drafting departments to develop CAD standards, validate Engineering 3D Models which are used to manufacture hardware, and be the Engineering subject matter expert on modeling techniques and standards. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to national security.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Manage the CAD System (Teamcenter) database to ensure data accuracy
Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to Engineering and Drafting for NX and Teamcenter (version 10.0 or newer) including coaching and mentoring
Check 3D model design for compliance against Engineering drawings, or specifications, and verifying soundness of design, and capability of fit between components.
Automate processes and standardize through workflows, templates, and other means.
Provide administration for CAD software applications, resolving end user issues, and ensuring end user compliance to engineering modeling and drafting standards
Develop and implement NX modeling standards in regards to standard parts, templates, formats, and configuration files.
Implement NX Check-Mate
Validate released CAD models to released drawings from simple to complex geometry and dimensions accuracy and ASME standards before releasing to Manufacturing for production
The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of fundamental configuration management principles related to configuration control of 3D models. We are moving to a digital environment, where you will be responsible for ensuring that NX 3D models generated by Engineering (or Drafting) meet ASME standards. 3D models are used by Manufacturing to machine parts, and by Quality Engineering to inspect parts. You will be responsible for working with Engineering on modeling standards, which will be presented through formal in-class training, or training materials. If you enjoy working in a team environment, taking on challenging tasks, and being part of a team that is changing the culture and moving towards a digital environment, apply today!
This position may be filled at a Principal Engineer or Senior Principal Engineer level.