Configuration Controller

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment And Training
Location
Farnborough
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Configuration Controller - Farnborough
12 months contract - Full Time - Competitive

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for telecommunications, earth observation, and navigation and science programmes.

We are currently seeking a Configuration Controller at the Farnborough facility on a 12 months contract.

Job Specification

The Configuration Controller will be responsible for the release of material and parts to the production team. A key element for this is managing change, ensuring a robust audit trial is available for the as designed as built reconciliation of material and parts.

Main Responsibilities

*Ensure correct product documentation is received prior production. Documentation must be available to operations well in advance of the build
*Control and release of parts and material to production teams
*Assistance and compilation of final aircraft datapack
*Manage changes throughout the product life cycle to ensure that there is a robust audit trail between 'as designed' and 'as manufactured' engineering data
*Lead the development and maintenance of engineering documents and document changes for new and existing products and other controlled documents
*Working with Production teams evaluate engineering change requests for impact and challenge requestors to demonstrate that changes are cost effective and beneficial
*Interact with various departments to improve document quality and usability
*Ensure prompt data entry and accurate file maintenance
*Compile and report statistics, measurements and records of completed work to management.
*Select and maintain materials and supplies needed to complete work assignments accurately and promptly
*Delivery of robust configuration management system to Production

Required Skills and Experience

*Degree qualified or relevant experience in technical engineering
*Experience of configuration control
*Experience of working with configuration management systems within the overall framework of an ISO 9001 QMS
*Experience working with MS Office

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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