Charles Culp

Job Posting - Manufacturing Systems Administrator (including Solidworks PDM)

Discussion created by Charles Culp on Jan 25, 2019

We have a job opening at Essex. If you have PDM, or other MES experience, please apply!

Apply here: ESSEX INDUSTRIES INC AND - Manufacturing Systems Administrator



Essential Duties and Responsibilities Other duties may be assigned.

  • Gather system requirements from other business units in a consistent fashion following software development best practices.
  • Coordinate requirements with external consultants for any task not handled internally.
  • Administrate Solidworks PDM software by adding new users, groups, workflows, and import/export capability.
  • Implement new workflows and data exchanges to/from the Solidworks PDM vaults.
  • Implement new engineering, manufacturing, or quality software systems to improve business objectives.
  • Provide technical expertise to others at Essex on these tools.
  • Answer helpdesk tickets to maintain all MES/MRP/QMS systems.
  • Maintain all software solutions for service pack or version updates.
  • Research and recommend new software tools, add-ins, or other.



Desired Skills & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or equivalent industry experience.

• Desire and skill to think and work independently as a creative problem solver.

• Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Engineering Resource Planning Systems (ERP), Manufacturing Resource Systems (MRP), and/or Quality Management Systems (QMS).

• Specific software knowledge desired includes SOLIDWORKS PDM, QiF, Manage2000, Anark MBEWeb, Memex, etc.

• Experience with CAD Model Verification tools a plus.

• Knowledge of VBA, C#, and/or other programming tools.

• Knowledge of ITAR/EAR a plus.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Strong time management and scheduling abilities.


Experience with manufacturing execution systems, engineering resource planning systems, manufacturing resource systems, and/or quality management systems highly preferred. Knowledge of Solidworks PDM, QiF, Manage2000, Anark MBEWeb, Memex, and CAD model verification strongly desired.


Knowledge of VBA, C#, and/or other programming tools required.