10 months ago

PLM/CAD Lead Engineer

Irvine, CA, USA Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: HUS-LE1

Posted on behalf of

Hyundai Motor Group

Hyundai Motor Group is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. The Group’s Urban Air Mobility Division is designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities, allowing passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

Role Overview:

The Hyundai Urban Air Mobility Division is looking for an experienced engineer to support the engineering/development team by overseeing all digital tools. As a part of Assembly and Integration team, the Digital Tools Engineer will ensure all the engineering digital systems are integrated, connected, modern, and positioned to enable a full digital thread throughout the value stream of the product. This role will incubate many of the technologies to be leveraged in the future production system and will interface often with the operations and IT teams in order to ensure the future production systems are able to leverage the engineering digital data to enable that fully connected vision of the future.


  • Responsible for standing up and managing the engineering PLM system and all associated digital toolsets required for product development. This includes, but is not limited to, CAD, FEA, Simulation, Program Management, and Requirements Management.
  • Evaluating the integration of these tools with the downstream digital tools used by operations and ensuring a digital backbone is in place that can enable the full digital thread.
  • Evaluate connected factory/industry 4.0 digital tools and inform operations team of potential benefits and technologies to use.
  • Integrate seamlessly with IT to ensure a stable, secure, and reliable platform is stood up.
  • This position may eventually broaden to a leadership position in or outside of the engineering organization


  • Must have extensive understanding of modern PLM/CAD systems
  • Experience with Dassault or Siemens systems
  • Experience with purchasing these types of systems and their licensing models
  • Experience leading teams
  • Experience with project management and tools/methodologies
  • B.S. in a relevant engineering or IT field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with aircraft development programs
  • Familiarity with running business cases and justifying investments
  • MBA preferred

Candidates applying for positions with the UAM division must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer included Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor.

This position includes access to technology and/or software source code that is subject to U.S. export controls. We will not consider applicants for this position for whom an export license will be required.

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