Configuration Manager

Job Summary

  • The Principal Configuration Manager will be responsible for Major Project CADM activities and staff.

  • Lead and develop a CM and Documentation Team across business units and sites for their Project.

  • Ensure all Project Configuration Processes (CCB, ABCL, CIDL etc.

    as required) are maintained, in collaboration with the Project PMO Team and the local CADM Team Leader.

  • A Principal Configuration Manager may also be assigned to several projects and is expected to act as a team player in a shared workload environment within the CADM functional requirements and associated processes.

  • Act as a focal point for Configuration Management for Projects/Site.

  • Support Transnational Process and Tool Improvement activities as required.

  • Occasional overseas Travel may be required.

Job Profile

  • Day to day management of the configuration status of the Project.

  • Managing the Project(s) workload and highlighting any perceived adjustments that might be required to the Local Team Lead or Department Head.

  • Leading and managing Configuration and Documentation team members assigned to the project.

  • Working closely with the Customer and Project ensuring the requirements are maintained without additional cost or impact to Project or Customer.

  • Internal and external document/data management.

  • Process and Control Project RFD/RFW, including reporting.

  • Manage CCB activities and PDM tool administration as required.

  • Creation and control of metadata

  • Creation and management of relevant structures in PDM tool, across all domains affected

  • Support & Train Project end users for all Configuration and Document issues

  • Develop processes & Tool improvements to deliver efficient Business solutions within and without Projects

  • Support to Local Team Leader as required

  • Ensure the quality of document/data management as a prerequisite for good project configuration control.

  • The Principal Configuration Manager is accountable for ensuring the correct registration and assignment in the Company Product Data Management (PDM) Tool, across all domains and containers for their responsible Projects


  • Previous experience of Product Data Management tools (Windchill, Teamcenter….)

  • Minimum 7-10 years Configuration Management experience in a technical or data management environment

  • Experience of working with Customers in a CM Liaison role

  • Experience in a sensitive data environment advantageous

  • Technical knowledge

  • Full Configuration Management knowledge in:

    • Configuration Identification

    • Configuration Structures (Assembly / Product etc)

    • Baseline Management

    • Change Management

    • Status Accounting

    • Auditing

Desirable -

  • Previous experience of file/data management tools (Adobe, FTP, Nero…….)

  • IT Literate with MS Office Tools

  • Aerospace/Space Engineering background preferred

  • Excellent communication/teamwork with all internal stakeholders

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