Subject Matter Expert PLM

Thales is looking for a Subject Matter Expert PLM.

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Excellent processes supported by the right tooling is key for an efficient supply chain. We are looking for someone who masters these detailed processes and its implementation in the tooling, ensures the deployment to the colleagues using it; and pick up and realize the improvements from the organizations need.

The scope of the SME contains the processes and the PLM tooling following the flow from industrial engineering, setting up the SC, towards suppliers (including the PLM-ERP interface, but not ERP itself), internal assembly and testing up to delivery to the customer.

The responsibility of the SME comprises the following:

  • The SME has insight in the application of the working processes in the PLM environment;
  • Is responsible for monitoring the correct use & maintenance of product information in all lifecycle stages within the indicated scope;
  • Is authorized to decide on the use of the PLM in the supply chain domain;
  • Is responsible for the correct use of PLM;
  • Can issue change requests to IS/IT for PLM;
  • Acts as client for test and acceptance of changes;
  • Authorizes change requests for PLM in cooperation with the process owners;
  • Represents his domain when cross-domain (integral) changes are discussed / decided.

In this function, the SME also:

  • participates in the SME network in other disciplines outside of the supply chain, such as engineering and change management to align the overall end-to-end processes
  • coordinates and supports deployment activities with/by process owners,
  • ensures proper bi-directional alignment and information sharing in the supply chain in close cooperation with key users


  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in the field of PLM, processes & tooling in a production environment;
  • Knowledge of PTC Windchill tooling;
  • Ability to master a broad area of processes up to a rather detailed level;
  • Capable to manage topics to closure;
  • Excellent and a variety of cooperation & communication skills;
  • Positive influence on relationships within and outside the Supply Chain;
  • Good communication skills in both Dutch and English.


  • A challenging job in a great team within our high-tech, innovative work environment. Includes the freedom for initiative and good ideas;
  • Room for personal and professional growth within our organization, for example in regards to technical, commercial or international skills;
  • Valuable international collaboration with coworkers from 68 different countries around the globe;
  • A comfortable work space in a modern environment, with a focus on flexibility and the right work life balance;
  • You can usually work where and when you want to be able to do your work as well and efficiently as possible. Within Thales we implement hybrid working, where you can, for example, work from home two days a week if your role allows it;
  • A good salary, fitting travel allowance, and the ability to personalize your employment conditions: for instance, you can trade days off for internet costs, our bicycle plan, company fitness and relocation costs;
  • 40 days off per year (PTO). Yes, really.

Bedrijfsprofiel Thales Nederland

The Supply Chain Management Team manages the Supply Chain within Thales and towards external suppliers and is also leading industrial Work Packages all across the Supply Chain.


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