Principal Configuration Engineer

Executive Recruitment Services
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Configuration Engineer

Principal Configuration Engineer: A major Defence Engineering company are looking to recruit a Principal Configuration Engineer at their site in Luton

Principal Configuration Engineer Key Responsibilities:
* To deliver Configuration engineering best practice and optimised Configuration engineering solutions into IPT's to meet requirements, at optimised cost.
* Provide technical guidance, leadership and technical direction.
* Development and coaching of engineers in terms of technical understanding, leadership, and simultaneous engineering within IPTs.
* Set standards for behaviours, technical leadership and quality of Configuration Engineering Management and Project Data Control.
* To provide Product Data and Configuration Management support across assigned projects in accordance with company processes to ensure that Configuration standard is maintained and applicable project milestones are achieved.
* Planning, Identification, Change Management, Status Accounting and Configuration Audit.
* Point of contact for all Configuration Management on allocated aspects of the programme.
* Tool set specific Configuration Management (Team center PDM).
* Management of Delivery Milestones.
* Master Record Index, Manufacturing Data Packs, Change Board Management, CMP Maintenance, Change Control, As Built Records

Principal Configuration Engineer Qualifications and Experience:
* Excellent understanding of the 5 key elements of Configuration Management: Planning, Identification, Change Management, Status Accounting and Audit.
* Configuration Management experience in the Defence Industry
* Excellent Knowledge of Configuration Management DEF STAN 05-57.
* Knowledge of EIA-649-B and NATO STANAG 4159 an advantage.
* IT literate - Use of Excel, Word and a Product Management Tool essential, preferably Team centre and SAP.
* Meticulous Record Keeping
* Experience of Customer and Supplier Audit an advantage.
* Process Improvement experience/qualification (Lean Six Sigma etc.)
* Technical leadership & motivation of others - get most from people through effective leadership & empowerment.
* Delegation -ability to effectively delegate tasks to appropriate people and provide required level of support. Regularly monitor progress to ensure successful delivery.
* Business Awareness - understanding of fundamental business principles, drivers and key customers.

The successful candidate will need to be able to achieve full SC clearance for this role!!!!

- If you are an experienced Configuration Engineering professional looking for a new and exciting challenge then look no further!!!!

Apply now to Steve Dignum!!!!!

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