PLM Product Cost Management Architect - Any Major U.S. City - SISW-PL

Job Description

PLM Product Cost Management - Product Architect

Openings are available in any Major USA City


Position Overview:

The exciting, fast growing Digital Industry software division of Siemens is actively recruiting Product Architects for our Professional Services LCS Portfolio team.  The LCS Portfolio team focus’ on Product Cost Management.

As a Siemens Product Architect, you are a technical resource implementing s while building strong relationships with customers and helping them realize their industry vision.  This position requires excellent skills in interpersonal communications, technical leadership, process improvement, as well as configuration and customization of software.

As part of the Professional Services team, you will work with Consultants, Solution Architects, Project Managers, Industry Experts and Product Development teams to ensure project and customer success.


About this Role:

Provide implementation expertise in the area of Teamcenter Product Cost Management for customers of various sizes.  Teamcenter Product Cost Management supports the cost and value engineering approach at an early stage of the development process by providing cost transparency for products and tools. This approach enables a quantifiable decision base for cost optimized products.



  • Understand and demonstrate how Siemens professional services team will impact and integrate with customers’ initiatives, business drivers, value and impact.
  • Leverage industry best practices and templates for the Siemens Software solution delivered to provide customer value.
  • Lead the architectural design area of one or many product domain solutions to address the customers’ business requirements.

  • Understand customers’ goals and objectives in order to identify what change initiatives are needed for the customer to be more efficient and productive.

  • Translate business requirements into specific solutions, applications or process designs for moderately complex projects.

  • Support project management activities to control scope, cost, schedule and quality.

  • Communicate project processes, progress by interacting with the customer to support customer expectations and support customer adoption.

  • Make technical recommendations and implement overall system design of the solution.


Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Customer requirements gathering and design writing experience
  • Self-managed; strong communication skills (written and oral); leadership of a small teams

  • Multiple years working in a customer-facing experience in professional services with related soft skills

  • Good communication skills at various levels throughout an organization.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 75%.

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) skills – Intermediate

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Operations Management, Technology or equivalent experience.

  • Previous experience with implementing Enterprise PLM, ERP or MES systems.

  • Knowledge of delivery frameworks and methodologies for a Professional Services organization.  Experience in leading team members throughout the phases of software implementation projects including definition, installation, configuration, testing, deployment and post production support.

  • Minimum five years Teamcenter experience with a specific PLM domain area such as: Teamcenter Rapid Start, Reporting and Analytics, Product Cost Management, Integrated Materials Management/Substance Compliance, Rulestream, Systems Engineering/Requirements Management, Supplier Collaboration Foundation/Vendor Management.

  • Candidates should also be skilled in Defining Work Streams, Work Breakdown Structures, Scenarios and Use Cases; Data Modeling; Management of CAD Data, Document Management and Change Processes; Workflow creation, testing and troubleshooting.

  • Experience using programming languages and tools such as JAVA, C++, C#, SQL, VB, XML.


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Expertise in Bill of Material or Bill of Process cost roll-ups

  • Intermediate knowledge of Cost Engineering/Cost Estimating practice

  • Intermediate knowledge of common manufacturing technologies

  • Experience generating and consuming cost breakdowns and financial reports

  • Domain knowledge or consulting experience within manufacturing environment

  • Preferred locations:  Livonia, MI; Milford, OH; Plano, TX; Charlotte, NC; Rochester, NY; St. Louis, MO or Houston, TX


Domain Knowledge specific to PCM Module

Product Costing
  • Bottom-up cost calculation generation

  • Make vs. Buy scenarios

  • Business case economics and financial impacts

Tool Costing
  • Tool core and cavity manufacturing techniques

  • Part design methods and CAD software

  • Economic landscape of tool manufacturers

Profitability Calculation
  • Income statement and cashflow generation

  • Financial key performance indicators

  • Forecasting methods and pro-forma accounting

Job ID: 188860

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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