Change & Configuration Specialist

Change & Configuration Specialist

Job Title: Change & Configuration Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895580_1550078446
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2019 17:20

Job Description

My client is a world leader in the manufacture and integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems for military, government and civil customers. The company prides themselves on a culture of innovation and team work which helps them to succeed. currently executing the Specialist Vehicles Production Programme and is looking to recruit Senior Change Specialist. The role will require close liaison and co-operation with the system engineering and integration subject matter experts and the platform, manufacturing & domain expertise residing in the wider businesses.

*Act as the engineering focal point for platform specific engineering changes on the programme.
*Assist the Production team in identifying suitable embodiment points throughout the change process
*Play an active role in Customer Change Proposal Working Groups to ensure change is managed correctly
*Participate when required at the Joint Change Control Board in identifying change requirements and impacts associated
*Provide technical leadership within the Configuration & Change Team to identify domains affected by individual change.
*Manage the production baseline & change control process and the respective design data for the programme.
*To lead by example in fostering best practice in document and revision management.
*Support the Configuration Management team in ensure that change process and toolsets are optimized
*Audit the Engineering Change Process including all engineering change requests raised from trials, suppliers, internal design and production activities.
*Prepare material for internal and external engineering progress reviews.
*Provide concise briefings to Engineering Change Manager.
*Outstanding organisational skills are required, together with tenacity to drive the process of configuration control from start to finish.
*The ability for strong attention to detail is paramount for the successful execution of this role.
*Act as the conduit for information flows between relevant departments, to build effective relations with staff to ensure compliance with the documentation process
To be suitable for the Change & Configuration Specialist role, you will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in an Engineering or Science discipline and have experience of controlling / managing engineering change on a complex programme. An understanding of the importance of Change Control related Batch Management/Issue Control of assemblies and part is needed along with a familiarity with ERP systems such as Windchill PDM. You will need knowledge of PDM baseline and change management of vehicle platform design that is in full rate production and have been involved in engineering control of change embodiment into production batch build standards


oChange & Configuration Specialist
oSouth Wales

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a contract position

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