Principal Configuration Engineer
A unique opportunity to join a multinational company specialising in aerospace, defence and security
Configuration Management; Product Data Management; Requirements; Verification; Authoring
Southampton (work from home available)
Defence; Aerospace; Land; Naval; Engineering; Technology
£40,000 - £48,000 + excellent benefits
The role includes reviewing customer Configuration Management (CM) & Product Data Management (PDM) requirements; identifying applicable Technical, Physical and Procedural controls and defining associated requirements; authoring Configuration Management plans; conducting, documenting and managing configuration control boards where required and helping to develop and manage robust product design and build standard control.
Key Responsibility Areas
Generation of Configuration Management Plans.
Managing CM related activates required by the company PDM system (Team Centre)
Definition of Configuration requirements derived from Customer requirements, Company requirements and emergent properties of the design.
Liaising with all areas of the business on project CM related issues.
Producing CM related metrics at project level to feed into CM at a functional level.
Chairing Configuration Control Board meetings.
Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
Configuration Management and Planning: Highly skilled in the knowledge of CM Management & Planning activities.
Fully versed with the requirements of international CM & experienced in the development of such through interaction with customers, partners & suppliers
Configuration Identification: Highly knowledgeable in configuration identification arena. Able to establish & apply configuration identification activities. Capable of generating & communicating the project requirements in line with the project need
Configuration Change Management: Highly knowledgeable in configuration change management.
Able to represent CM and run a CCB to confirm the business impact of proposed changes, & at international CCB to present company decisions.
Capable of managing conflicts in business change decisions
Configuration Status Accounting: Knowledgeable in managing the CSA activities & understanding the importance and need for verifying requests for CSA reports.
Capable of defining & managing partner & subcontractor CSA information, analysing the information & supporting the production of metrics & KPI requirements
Configuration Verification & Audit
Not afraid to challenge IPTs& Senior Management on CM& PDM related issues
Able to acquire new technical knowledge on the job with strong multitasking skills
Excellent Communication & Presentation skills
Strong & pragmatic problem solving approach
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