Beyond Aero

CAD & PLM lead design architect

Job Description

Posted on: 
February 7, 2023

✈   About us: We believe that aviation will be electric and we need to make this transition happen as soon as possible. Beyond Aero is making long range electric aircraft possible using hydrogen-electric propulsion. Our first aircraft is a zero emission private aircraft, designed for hydrogen propulsion.

In order to strengthen our Engineering team we are looking for a CAD & PLM lead design architect (m/f/d)


✈   Subject: Lead the first Beyond Aero aircraft CAD & PLM Architecture definition

You will become accountable for CAD & PLM applications for the Head of Vehicle. Your internal customers will be our engineering, manufacturing engineering and production communities.

You will provide reliable CAD & PLM applications for our program under development.

Furthermore, you will contribute to the PLM solutions for our future programs.

Your role will consist in:

  • Take the lead on the deployment of Dassault CAD & PLM tools.
  • Be responsible for the full aircraft CAD model and ensure its consistency and accuracy
  • Make sure the applicable CAD design reference is available to the team
  • Gather technical information from the team and ensure the full aircraft CAD model is up-to-date
  • Manage the potential conflicts between the subsystems in the CAD/PLM and define the most suitable design interfaces together with the team
  • Manage configuration management between baseline, trade studies, WIP and REL
  • Define CAD standards (3D, 2D) and PLM processes (releases, up issues, obsolete) across the board.
  • Manage EBOM, MBOM.
  • Solve and/or coordinate resolution of technical issues in deployment and operation of the CAD System & PLM
  • Technically steer and direct our CAD/PLM subcontractors
  • Identify digital threats in close collaboration with our cyber security team and develop countermeasures.
  • Understand typical use cases, business requirements and user behavior to drive continuous improvement.
  • Analyze and answer new feature demands and steer the related release management for your applications.
  • Support our IT architects and contribute to the conceptual design of new features and future system landscape, and help to meet requirements preferably with COTS solutions.
  • Collect, research and suggest solutions to address new requirements or overcome obsolescence.

Job Requirements

✈   About you

Desired skills and qualifications

  • Team player
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a similar role, embracing the full aircraft CAD architecture
  • Sound knowledge of EASA PLM certification needs.
  • Extensive experience in Dassault Systems 3DExperience is a must
  • Master’s degree in information technology or aeronautics or similar qualification
  • Experience with system administration or database administration would be a plus
  • Ability to work in virtual teams
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English

Your location: You will be working at Beyond Aero office in Toulouse, France. Partial remote working is possible.

✈   Apply: Send an email to with your resume, projects/portfolio and lines of motivation with the job title as the email subject.

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