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Principal Configuration Engineer

Principal Configuration Engineer

Job TypePermanent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk

Are you an experienced Configuration Engineer looking for your next step with one of the largest worldwide defence organisations?

This role is for a Principal Configuration Engineer for Land & Naval in the UK at Project level.  The role includes reviewing customer CM & PDM requirements; identifying applicable Technical, Physical and Procedural controls and defining associated requirements; authoring Configuration Management plans; conducting, documenting and managing configuration control boards where required and helping to develop and manage robust product design and build standard control. 

  • Generation of Configuration Management Plans.
  • Managing CM related activates required by the company PDM system (Team Centre)
  • Definition of Configuration requirements derived from Customer requirements, Company requirements and emergent properties of the design.
  • Liaising with all areas of the business on project CM related issues.
  • Producing CM related metrics at project level to feed into CM at a functional level.
  • Chairing Configuration Control Board meetings.
  • Configuration Management and Planning: Highly skilled in the knowledge of CM Management & Planning activities.
  • Fully versed with the requirements of international CM & experienced in the development of such through interaction with customers, partners & suppliers
  • Configuration Identification: Highly knowledgeable in configuration identification arena. Able to establish & apply configuration identification activities. Capable of generating & communicating the project requirements in line with the project need
  • Configuration Change Management: Highly knowledgeable in configuration change management.
  • Able to represent CM and run a CCB to confirm the business impact of proposed changes, & at international CCB to present company decisions.
  • Capable of managing conflicts in business change decisions
  • Configuration Status Accounting: Knowledgeable in managing the CSA activities & understanding the importance and need for verifying requests for CSA reports.
  • Capable of defining & managing partner & subcontractor CSA information, analysing the information & supporting the production of metrics & KPI requirements
  • Configuration Verification & Audit
  • Reporting Skills
  • Demonstrate Honesty & Integrity
  • Not afraid to challenge IPTs& Senior Management on CM& PDM related issues
  • Able to acquire new technical knowledge on the job with strong multitasking skills
  • Excellent Communication & Presentation skills
  • Strong & pragmatic problem solving approach
If this is the next step in your career you have been looking for, then please do get in touch!

Systems Engineering