AES PLM Specialist

Newington, Connecticut, United States (USA), GKN Aerospace [GKN-AESPLMS]

Field(s) of expertise
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Procurement and Legal
Job type

About this job

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.


  • Analyze and develop solutions for end-to-end workflow driven business processes
  • Interact with solution consultants, solution architects, developers, data migration resources and business users to understand processes and requirements across work streams of document management, part management and BOM management
  • Aid in setting and managing expectations, demonstrating thought leadership to effectively influence key contacts and recommend solutions.
  • Assist in defining a global part centric product structure
  • Develop functional as well as technical specifications in the areas of document management, part management and BOM management
  • Configures and tests systems to execute features, integration, and reporting.
  • Support project management activities to control scope, cost, schedule and quality.
  • Mentor team members.
  • Make technical recommendations related to change requests.


  • Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and/or Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Science, Technology or equivalent knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).
    • PLM experience in the areas of document management, part management, BOM, BOP/Routing management and access control (ITAR), including experience with Enterprise PLM, ERP or MES end-to-end implementations.
    • 1+ years working in a customer facing environment.
    • Ability to travel 25% with occasional international trips required.
    • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Teamcenter experience preferred.
    • Business Process Improvement or Lean exposure preferred.
    • Understanding of database design / data modelling.
    • Strong Process mapping understanding and problem solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication.
    • A self-starter with strong communication skills.

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