NX Lead

General Motor
June 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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GM's Creative Technology and Training team is seeking an NX Lead to engage with technology vendors, GMIT and Design employees to implement continuous improvement into NX. We are looking for a tech savvy employee and change agent who wants to make a positive impact in the NX space.

This position requires an employee to be onsite 2-3 days a week.

Major Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Act as expert with respect to NX features, capability, and best practices
  • Support user group as expert with respect to tool capability, process, and best practices
  • Support user group with troubleshooting, issue tracking, resolution communication
  • Work closely with IT department to remediate production issues
  • Act as liaison to CAD Joint Focus Team
  • Collect customer requirements to feed IT portfolio
  • Coordinate and monitor tool development/enhancements with GMIT and vendor
  • Coordinate process/tool test events (UAT, Annual updates, etc.)
  • Participate in software testing and evaluations
  • Support implementation of process/tool updates across Global Design
  • Monitor process/tool stability in production
  • Lead the NX SME team
  • Co-chair the NX Peer Review
  • Lead NX events (UAT, Annual updates, etc.)
  • Define test cases, record defects, and gain input from testers
  • Available to troubleshoot and assist 3D software users with operating issues
  • Develop, refine, and teach production specific digital modeling philosophies and execution approaches that are approved by the SPE DLT's and Digital SME's.
  • Training curriculum would target both new and experienced users through a variety of peer reviews, 1-on-1 training, and shorter targeted learning workshops.
  • Develop training material/documentation focused on criteria compliant, production-oriented class-A surfacing strategies, criteria interpretation, data management, and cross functional collaboration techniques.
  • Publish training materials on the Digital Design Online (DDO) website for ongoing reference and global accessibility.
  • Collaborate with expert class-A experienced users and incorporate knowledge into new training material.
  • Actively engage in digital innovation forums to support continuous improvement discussions and training needs across the Design organization.
  • Additional Description


  • Effectively navigate ambiguity within direct team and outside collaborators.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others
  • Ability to negotiate and work through conflict
  • Understanding of design theory and principles
  • Understanding of Design GVDP, milestones, and deliverables
  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex
  • Able to connect unrelated data to solve unique software problems
  • Knowledge of design software and systems as it pertains to 3D surface development

  • Possesses the ability to embrace change and drive continuous improvement in the 3D space

  • Four or more years' experience in job-related area

  • Understand current industry trends and workflows
  • Can coordinate multiple activities at once to accomplish responsibilities
  • Education / Training

  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design, or equivalent job experience
  • Experience

  • Expertise in NX
  • Familiar with Rhino, Grasshopper, Alias, ZBrush, and Blender
  • Familiar with HMD, VR, AR and large digital displays
  • Knowledgeable of Surface evaluation techniques, tools, and release process
  • Knowledgeable of GM's Global Modeling Standards and Surface Creation
  • Knowledgeable of GM's File organization - TcAE and internal file org, GDM, 2DAM
  • Proficient understanding of data preparation for visualization, clay milling, and rapid prototype models
  • Familiar of GM's Criteria/DFP process/utilization and GVDP
  • Knowledgeable of Surface review process
  • Familiar with software testing processes
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