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Christopher Horler

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Christopher Horler

Christopher Horler
Engineering Process & Methods Specialist, Airbus Group, UK

Biography

Christopher Horler is an Engineering Process & Methods Specialist at Airbus Operations AG. Having worked at Airbus for over 10 years in a variety of Engineering roles, Christopher has gained widespread practical experience in PLM architectures and tools. 

Presenting: PLM - A Design Perspective

25 Feb 2014, 12:10

The Role of PLM in Composite Aircraft Assembly and Integration - Challenges, Solutions and Evolution

  • Toolset integration - integration or functionality?
  • Evolving the design process to allow for multiple party agreements and interfaces to be managed as a group of parts
  • Adopting a design for build/assembly approach - evolving the concept and the production process simultaneously
  • Design attestation - demonstrating what was designed and manufactured is what was delivered
  • Becoming a process-driven organisation - business process improvement
  • Monitoring overall PLM process implementation