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Post Date: May 30, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Start Date: 5/30/2018
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US-TX-Lubbock
Job Reference: o9U56fwY
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Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at

This is an exciting opportunity to join Xylem’s Applied Water Systems (AWS) business and its efforts to provide products and systems for the efficient movement and use of water in homes, commercial buildings, light industry, agriculture and irrigation. Xylem employees share a passion for meeting the world’s needs by offering the best water solutions to our customers. Xylem seeks employees with the ingenuity, skill and passion to help solve the world’s water challenges.  Learn more at, and click on Our Brands with a focus on Goulds Water Technology.

The Role: Goulds Water Technology, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Systems Engineer for the Xylem-AWS-Lubbock, Texas facility. As a member of the Engineering Team, the Systems Engineer is the site subject matter expert for the PTC/Creo suite of design tools, including the Windchill PLM as well as MathCAD. Candidate must have both a broad and deep understanding of PTC Creo.  A heavy focus on process automation including model/assembly generation, drawing creation, and BOM generation will be required, so a comprehensive understanding of product configuration techniques is a must.  Candidate must work with local users and other external systems engineers to provide the systems engineering solutions for product development and project order validation by implementing Best Practices and Lean Initiatives under the direction of the Engineering Manager. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast-paced fluid environment, while ensuring that engineering and data management protocols are maintained. If you are industrious, detail- and customer-oriented, we want to hear from you!

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of model-based product configurators utilizing the Sigmaxim suite of design tools.
  • Process improvements obtained from the full implementation of the PTC Creo design suite software.
  • Process improvements obtained through the implementation of lean initiatives and best practices.
  • Process improvements in the ETO sales/quotation process through automation and integration of engineering systems.
  • Provide training and product support to site level users of PTC Creo.
  • Interface with division and corporate level systems engineers to ensure full compliance with corporate engineering systems directives and initiatives.
  • As the primary site BIM (Building Information Model) point of contact, provide site level BIM capability support.
  • Act as the site level representative for the Corporate BIM Community of Practice.
  • While acting as the site level representative for all engineering systems processes, advocate for the unique ETO challenges faced by the site.
  • Work with Site and corporate information systems to ensure hardware and software support meets the site’s usage requirements.
  • Make recommendations on user support and training opportunities.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of engineering documents required to support engineering systems such as procedures, work instructions, and forms.
  • Schedule and chair bi-yearly process capability reviews with design engineering team to ensure proper alignment of automation tools with business requirements.
  • Provide all necessary support to site level needs in the Windchill PLM platform.
  • Define and maintain the necessary workflows in Windchill PLM platform.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a safe and well organized workplace, and ensure that all Best Practices and safety initiatives are followed.
  • Provides product design input and recommendations to engineering for performance and production improvements.
  • Assist in the creation and support of large project order drawing, model and data packets for use in securing strategic orders for the site.
  • Maintain awareness of potential products in the marketplace that can improve speed and adherence to design intent while transitioning design tools further to the front of the sales channel.

 Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, plus
  • 4-7 years related experience in PTC Creo Parametric/Pro Engineer CAD/CAM use and CAD automation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of mechanical engineering technology.
  • Shall possess an aptitude for good analytical skills and the ability to organize and implement engineering tasks.
  • Should have the ability to interface well with others and to direct, and take direction from others, as required.
  • Experience in Sigmaxim automation toolset.
  • Must be knowledgeable in MS Office applications

Additional Information:

Physical Demands

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Medium lifting (25-35 lbs.), shop and office combined environment
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Regularly required to listen, talk to, and see employees on a daily basis.

Work Environment

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Shop: Rotating equipment with water and electrical components in use. Safety protocols and PPE to be closely observed.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours with extended hours as required to meet customer requirements

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