Senior Configuration Engineer

Senior Configuration Engineer

Job Title: Senior Configuration Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Reference: 896179_1566981125
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 28, 2019 09:32

Job Description

At present we have a unique opportunity to support our activities, centred around Strike programmes but potentially across a full breadth of business products you will need to be a highly motivated engineer who is able to work as part of a team to ensure our clients are able to meet of Configuration Management objectives in support of programme deliverables. Support internal and external configuration audits.

The Configuration Management group sits within the Operations directorate of the business, working closely with Mechanical/Electronic design functions as well as projects to manage and control product data for all company deliverables. Close relationships are essential with Quality, Manufacturing and Procurement to ensure all product definitions fulfil both our clients own and their customer's requirements.

Day to day you will provide support to the management of project task packages including the progress/performance against process KPIs. Act as technical liaison with project, development and manufacturing teams, including sub-contractors mentoring Product Data Management best practice and associated Company processes.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Creation of initial Product Structure definition under guidance of Team Leader.
*Expression and implementation of engineering change into the Product Structure based on Design input.
*Maintenance and management of Product Definition in accordance with Project requirements.
*Understanding and implementing Change process methodologies and controls to ensure integrity is applied across the product lifecycle.
*Prepare project CM Plan and Sub Contractor CM Requirements Plan and Project specific reports with
*Co-ordination of major Configuration meetings (eg CMC, LTC, CCB), the relevant supporting documentation, including liaison with customer representatives, the meeting chairman and design and manufacturing representatives.
*Provide technical secretarial duties and preparation and issue of minutes and agendas for CM related meetings.
*Manage the design definition of projects or major parts of a project using both manual and automated CM systems.
*Create and control configuration status accounting data to meet contractual and company requirements.

You will have the following experience

*Ideally a background in Configuration Control or Technical Data Management and/or HND/HNC in an engineering discipline.
*Experience in interpreting technical data and Bills of Materials for large and complex assemblies.
*You should have an eye for detail and able to apply that with integrity and respect to engineering data, drawings and models.
*You will have a willing, supportive and helpful attitude along with a calm professional manner, with the ability to set priorities and deal with multiple issues with multiple stakeholders.
*Ideally you will have experience of Windchill as a Product Lifecycle Management tool.

Title: Senior Configuration Engineer
Pay Rate and Bens: £30K - £38K plus Bonus, Benefits & Paid Overtime
Location: Hertfordshire

Key Skills: Configuration Engineering, Configuration management, Configuration Control, Technical Data Management, Change Process, Product Support, Product Structure, Design, Design Input, Project, Programme, Engineering, Manufacture, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Aerospace, Aviation, Defence

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 these 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 is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.