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Configuration Management Specialist

Ref no. BHN569814
Location High Wycombe, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Hybrid working with anticipation to be based onsite 2 days per week.

Key skills required for this role

Configuration Management, Configuration Specialist, EIA-649, ISO10007, Windchill, PDM Systems, IFS/ERP/MRP Systems, MS Office


Configuration Management, Configuration Specialist, EIA-649, ISO10007, Windchill, PDM Systems, IFS/ERP/MRP Systems, MS Office

Job description

Want to join a company with over 30 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, and delivering highly bespoke simulator solutions?

Join a reputable business who have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

Join a team at an exciting time, at the start of re-defining their systems, with the opportunity to influence and shape the product!

Role purpose:

The Configuration Management Specialist is responsible for ensuring the correct categorisation of Configuration Items (both Engineering Parts and Documentation), and adherence to Configuration Management Policy, throughout a products lifecycle on major and minor projects.


  • Contribute to the technical direction for their allocated scope.
  • Estimate the hours and duration required for own tasks.
  • Support planning input to project schedules and deliver own work commensurate with those plans.
  • Contribute information to project reports.
  • Maintain configuration management structures and tools.
  • Participate in and support progress meetings and reviews as required.
  • Oversee transfer of configuration documentation to the Customer.
  • Provide support to several Change Control Boards and support the preparation of review data packages and end item data packages.
  • Registering and tracking of classified data within the company in accordance with EIA649C regulations, guidance and Configuration Management best practice.
  • Processing of secret and secure documents internal and external to the company.
  • Configuration Management in regards to documentation and company documentation review and archiving.

Experience needed:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in a Configuration or Configuration related discipline.
  • Experience of delivering Configuration Engineering activities on multiple applications/projects.
  • Experience of Configuration Management lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of configuration control related standards and change and configuration management fundamentals and principles.
  • Experience in generating configuration control documentation using MS Office in addition to experience in the application of relevant configuration control software.
  • Knowledge of Windchill / PDM systems and/or IFS/ERP/MRP systems advantageous.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Controlled Goods Program and appropriate security clearance with the Public Services and Procurement Canada's Contract Security Program, including NATO Clearance.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and good concentration skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Logical, analytical approach to problem-solving.
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to express ideas, share technical information and communicate at all levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to liaise at all levels and across different cultures.
  • Complete understanding and application of Configuration Management principles, concepts, practices and standards (as a minimum CM Industry standard EIA-649, ISO10007 etc.).
  • Good team player, with a proactive and collaborative approach.
  • Willingness to embrace change, with a drive to champion the implementation of quality / continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrated capability of working under tight timelines, and to thrive in a high pressure environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and a CM 'mindset' in everything you do.
  • Self-starter with ability to work on their own, and within a cross functional team.

For full information on this position, please get in touch!

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