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Configuration Management Engineer

Configuration Management Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Salary:

    £17.93 - £20.43 per hour + PAYE

  • Contact:

    Simon Page

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    2 months

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

Configuration Management Engineer

Luton - 2 month duration - Pay rate £17.93 up to £20.43 per hour PAYE

We are looking for a Configuration Engineer/Controller to be responsible for managing the coordination and administration of configuration management activities for our Aerospace engineering client. You will formulate procedures for and execute the introduction of changes to engineering and production documents. You will monitor the review of released engineering change data and change documentation activities to ensure adherence to configuration management procedures and policies. You will be required to work on site in Luton initially, but there may be some scope to have some time working from home, depending on project parameters which can be discussed at interview.

Key accountabilities:

  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the clients Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
  • Provide support to Program teams in configuring and base-lining project items.
  • Responsible for preparing configuration documentations and maintain Configuration Management (CM) database.
  • Deploy CM standard and recommend improvements to existing CM processes.
  • Maintain data quality, integrity and security of CM database.
  • Schedule audits on CM database and assist in implementing audit recommendations.
  • Develop data access security guidelines to avoid unauthorized damage or usage of Program and Project configuration item.
  • Work with configuration teams in development and enhancement of CM tools.
  • Assist in management, maintenance and automating of CM tools.
  • Analyze configuration issues and propose appropriate resolutions.
  • Continuously improve CM by implementing Lean initiatives.

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven background in a Manufacturing Engineering environment, with a professional qualification / background (university degree) in engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)
  • Technical expertise in configuration management.
  • Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organisation
  • Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices
  • Proven ability gained in Manufacturing, Design, Stress or Configuration Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000


  • Project / Program Management
  • Familiarity with ISO10007, MIL-HDBK-61A, EAI-649-1 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP systems

Additional information:

Please note, due to the sensitive nature of the projects involved the successful candidate will be required to go through a baseline security clearance and DBS criminal records check.

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