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Configuration Engineer

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Ref no. BHN564456
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Begin your career with Leonardo, working on the most exciting projects within Defence!

Key skills required for this role

Configuration, Configuration Management, CM2, PDM/PLM, Defence


Position subject to security clearance and proof of 5-year UK residency.

Job description

The Opportunity:

At Leonardo, we are looking for Configuration Engineers to join the Configuration Management Team. Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees, of which 7,000 are based in the UK.

The Radar and Advanced Targeting line of business, based in Edinburgh, is uniquely positioned as one of the world's top manufacturers of radars, lasers and infra-red countermeasure systems.

Learn configuration management skills for use in the full product life-cycle: from requirements analysis; through design, procurement and manufacturing; to delivery to the customer and onwards into in-service support.

What you'll do as a Configuration Engineer:

As a Configuration Engineer you will be trained to operate in the Configuration Management role

  • Managing the processing of Problem Reports from initiation to final disposition - minimise time to disposition
  • Managing Trials Modifications to support Problem Report investigations - ensuring results of trials are captured
  • Managing the processing of Change Requests from initiation to final disposition - minimise time to CRB disposition
  • Collating the Change Impact assessments from TRB (Technical Review)
  • Supporting the Change initiator and TRB through consultation
  • Determining if fast track criteria are met and route Change as Fast-Track
  • Preparing agenda, calling and chairing the CRB (Business Review of change)
  • Setting POE (Point Of Embodiment) & Priority
  • Determining Change Classification
  • Implementation Planning and coordination into both the design and physical product
  • Continuous Improvement activities

What we need from you:

  • HND qualified or equivalent experience preferred
  • Interest in engineering or science - you will work with technical data from many areas.
  • Strong administration skills with an attention to detail - you are required to have a logical mind-set
  • Familiarity with Databases, especially PDM/PLM Toolsets or Information Systems and Data Communication - Confident use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • MRP Supply and Demand Planning awareness a distinct advantage
  • CM2 Methodology
  • You must be eligible for full security clearance.

Experience in Configuration Management is preferable but not essential as we would consider applicants with a Manufacturing background who would like to move into this Configuration Management role.

Life at Leonardo

With a company-funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.

  • Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
  • Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
  • Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
  • Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
  • Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
  • Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
  • Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
  • Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below

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