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PLM / CAD Engineering Systems Leader

Date: May 9, 2019

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  7843  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.


We have an immediate need for an Engineering Systems Leader at our global corporate headquarters in Franklin Park, IL. This is a newly created role, reporting to the Director of Project Management, that will lead Sloan's enterprise PLM (SAP PLM) and CAD (Creo) systems, and collaborate with IT to administer both systems. Owns and drives the Engineering Change Management (ECM) process through cross functional team engagement. Leads continuous improvement of the ECM process, PLM implementation, and CAD sytem. Collaborates with cross functional teams and consultants to continue to expand PLM's capabilities and improve user proficiency. Manage engineering data within an enterprise PLM system including product attributes, Engineering Bills of Material (EBOM), and other engineering documentation across multiple engineering centers. Diagnose user and system level issues and drive to solutions.



  • Engineering Change Management process owner - Leads ECM team meeting, tracks ECR priorities, identify process bottlenecks and drives to resolution
  • Ensure alignment of ECM data as final approver in process
  • Track issues, problem solve, and continuously improve existing PLM implementation and ECM process through collaboration with IT
  • Lead the implementation of expanding PLM capabilities in collaboration with consultants/vendors
  • Identify, track, and problem solve issues with the current CAD system implementation
  • Responsible for training new users on PLM and ECM processes
  • Develop and track relevant metrics for the ECM process and other PLM processes
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Must have experience in business process disciplines tied to PLM and ECM, and demonstrated history of problem solving and/or continuous process improvements
  • Extensive experience working with 3D CAD software
  • Experience in ERP systems and understanding of BOMs, routings, and material data
  • Proficient in common office productivity tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must show successful past experience with team collaboration and success teaching technical materials to team members
  • Strong organizational, written, oral, and professional skills.


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, and HSA, FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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