PLM Engineer

Ref: ZR_8546_JOB  ·  Posted on 12 June 2024


Our client is looking for a Windchill SME to maintain and support the full application lifecycle.

You will have day-to-day operational responsibility for Windchill solutions, servicing new business requirements and configuration changes.

Our client is also expanding to a corporate PLM solution and this role will be critical to the integration, test and implementation.

This role is hybrid with ideally 2 days on site per week, however the client will consider remote working with 1 day per month on either the site in Essex or Fife.

Key responsibilities


  • Manage, operate, improve, maintain, and report the performance of the Windchill application.
  • Drive to improve business efficiency, reduce risk and maximise customer engagement.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert and technical lead for Windchill with a particular focus on administering, configuring, and modifying workflows within the tool.
  • Software upgrades to Windchill both in the Linux and Windows environment with data migration between different platforms.
  • Regular software maintenance, performance tuning and patching.
  • Ensure operational integrity and compliance covering information security, change management, asset management and software licensing.
  • Lead troubleshooting of all related service issues including management of vendors to ensure service operates as expected. 
  • Support the development and implementation of key service level agreements.
  • Manage incidents, problems and changes to the service efficiently and effectively following the agreed and documented processes.
  • Support effective operational supplier performance and repairs and maintenance contracts,
  • Ensure software licencing compliance and support contract agreements and renewals. 
Skills & experience


  • Excellent knowledge of the whole application lifecycle for Windchill.
  • In-depth systems administration experience, ideally across Windows and Linux.
  • Comfortable working across configuration, integration, test, support and maintenance phases.
  • Any experience of data migration would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of other PLMs would be advantageous.
Additional benefits


  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory public holidays.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’.
  • Flexible Benefits scheme.
  • Discretionary Bonus scheme.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies.
  • 37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays whilst operating a ‘Hybrid Working Model’*
  • Canteen facilities are available in some sites.


Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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