Configuration Engineer

Farnborough, Hampshire




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My client is looking for a Configuration Engineer to join on them on a 6 month contract. As a Configuration Engineer, you will be responsible for the end-to-end designs of aircraft and ground systems, covering all subsystems and payloads. Reporting to the Configuration Manager, this exciting role will be responsible for the successful implementation of design configuration and baseline management across Engineering
Role: Configuration Engineer
Pay: £30.00 per hour via Umbrella (Inside IR35)
Location: Farnborough on site to start possibility of hybrid
Contract: 35 hours per week Monday – Friday 6 months
Job Profile
Tasks and Accountabilities

  • Responsible for implementation of Design Configuration Management tasks within Engineering according to a defined Configuration Management plan covering hardware, software, drawings and design documentation
  • Management of design trees, design records, bills of materials and change implementation status across multiple system design baselines
  • Management of multiple product baselines within a multifaceted system design
  • Ensure the reporting, tracking and follow up of configuration discrepancies across the entire product lifecycle
  • Participate in Configuration Control Boards
  • Support for internal and external audits
  • Promote quality and improvement culture
  • Cascade and ensure lessons learnt and configuration processes optimized

Skills/Experience Required
Essential –

  • Qualified to degree level, or equivalent working experience in relevant discipline
  • Experience of delivering configuration control in a complex engineering / production / service environment
  • Experience using integrated Configuration Management Systems e.g. Windchill
  • Able to work autonomously with excellent communication skills

Desirable –

  • Experience of UAS or space system design and production environments.
  • Experience of digital transformation programmes and data migration projects
  • Experience of concurrent design and manufacturing programmes

Education & Training
Essential – Strong experience in a similar role

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Sarah Budd at Line Up Aviation
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