Configuration / Technical Data Specialist

Shorterm Group
£25 - £30/hour
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Configuration / Technical Data Specialist - Bill of Materials, 6 month contract based in Derby £neg

As part of this continued growth we are seeking a Configuration Specialist to join the Configuration and Bill of Materials Team in Derby.

As a member of the Configuration and Bill of Materials team, the primary purpose of this role is to enable spare part numbers to be created and structured consistently and efficiently for all projects. The person will also assist with other team duties as required to ensure excellent Configuration Management practices are implemented and maintained. The core focus is on the creation and maintenance of high quality technical information in the Product Data Management (PDM) system, fit for use by downstream functions in other CM tools (SAP, Maximo, etc.).

Objectives include:

- Working with internal suppliers & customers to identify incoming work, agree priorities, plan execution and report on progress
- Checking quality of documentation received from suppliers
- Creation of spare part numbers, including them in the BOM and ensuring compatibility with the needs of the Technical Publications team
- Ensuring that supplier data is correctly and fully entered into PDM
- Application of continuous improvement techniques to improve quality and efficiency

Required Skills and Experience:

- Minimum HNC/HND in an engineering discipline, or similar level of numeracy and literacy with proven experience in working with technical data
- Minimum 2 years working with technical data,
- Understanding of railway vehicle terminology desired
- Simple scheduling and progress monitoring
- Involvement in process improvements (LEAN, six sigma, etc.)

To discuss the role further please call me on (Apply online only) or email your CV accordingly