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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Senior Configuration Engineer - Remote

New Malden, KT3, UK
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Company: CARBON 60

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £46000 - £67000/annum

Senior Configuration Engineer - Remote position

My client is a global leader that makes a real contribution to our nation's security and future. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence they are providing ground-breaking outcomes for their customers

As a key member of the Engineering team, this role leads Configuration Management within one of their major programmes, along with support to the Configuration Management Lead. The position will be to improve the overall Configuration Management practices across the wider Defence Operating Unit throughout the UK. The focus is to provide Configuration Management Leadership to enable the programme to meet the requirements of customers and provide mentorship to other members of the team within all areas of Defence.

Key Responsibilities
* To ensure Configuration Management processes and plans are compliant to standards.
* To carry out internal and external auditing against process.
* To support in identifying tooling (Windchill/SAP) upgrades and manage licensing with vendors.
* To ensure change management principles are applied to all controlled data.
* To support in ensuring configuration management and planning responsibilities are carried out during each lifecycle stage of any given program.
* Provide support to the CM lead with interviews when necessary.
* To ensure Configuration Baselines are maintained as per standards and the requirements of any specific system.
* To ensure product definitions are correctly identified.
* To deliver configuration status accounting responsibilities such as metrics.
* To chair configuration management meetings such as CCB's.
* To identify transversal activities ensuring constant development.
* To perform under pressure in Audits both external and internal.
* To lobby stakeholders and sell the benefits of Configuration Management within an organisation.
* To support in coaching the Configuration Management team in line with the function objectives.

Person Specification
* Demonstrated functional knowledge of hardware and software configuration management tools, best practices, and industry standards.
* Demonstrated ability to influence and direct project teams on proper configuration control for major programs or multiple smaller programs.
* Experience of PLM/MRP/ERP Tools such as Windchill and SAP.
* Ability to think strategically about configuration management in support of engineering design and product support.
* Proven experience within Configuration management and some leadership experience would be beneficial.

Competency/Skill requirements
* Adept at problem-solving, able to develop solutions to a variety of problems
* Good attention to detail
* Organised, adept at workload management and prioritising appropriately to meet deadlines
* Flexible and responsive to changing priorities
* Proactive team worker, equally self-motivated and able to work autonomously
* Good interpersonal skills, able to engage effectively with all audiences/stakeholders
* Proficient user of MS office
* Competent in PowerPoint (and face-to-face presentation delivery - if required)
* Fluent in written and spoken English
* Strong customer focus
* Engaging 'can do' attitude

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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