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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

PLM Solution Architect

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 44834 Częstochowa, Poland


  • Expert technical analysis of defined requirements and assessment of solution definitions;
  • Project work in cooperation with the business & IT, providing expert input on ways to achieve solution concepts, coordinating interdependencies, synchronized approach, technology choices and challenges to reach agreed technical solutions;
  • Ensure proper delivery of complete requirements to the development team, appropriate code management, and return of quality implementation solutions & technical documentation;
  • Contribute to the contents and maintenance of the PLM Roadmap, architecture diagrams and architecture modeling;
  • Provide technical impact analysis of the solutions on the Windchill system, supporting infrastructure, client systems, future upgrades, future functional requirements, interfaces and downstream systems;
  • Supporting business testing efforts to achieve solution acceptance;
  • Work with vendors and third-party consultants to the PLM programs to ensure their deliverables meet strategy and agreed architectural principles;
  • Coordinate with Strategy, Innovation and Digitalization organizations and other global IT teams on related technology;
  • Develop a PLM Architecture that best support the PLM roadmap and the PLM processes of the business. Make sure that the PLM system architecture can be kept state of the art and fulfill internal and external requirements. Make sure that the system will fit into the ZF IT Architecture and environment.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or similar;
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in the field of PLM systems;
  • Minimum 7 years with Windchill Technology (across various disciplines);
  • Broad technical background supporting various technologies;
  • Experience providing customer support and resolution of technical issues;
  • Proven analytical abilities in addition to strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills;
  • Good English language skills (German language skills would be a plus).


We offer:

  • Exposure to modern IT technologies
  • Attractive career opportunities in an international environment
  • Private medical care, MyBenefit platform, discounts package on goods and services
  • Flexible working hours and very good working environment
  • Opportunity to work 100% remotely or hybrid from one of our locations
  • Relocation package


Be part of our ZF team as PLM Solution Architect and apply now!


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