Configuration Engineer

Location: Wimborne, Dorset Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

My client are looking for a Configuration Engineer to progress Design Configuration elements of a project in order to help ensure a compliant design solution. This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset.

All applicants must be eligible for Security Clearance.

As a Configuration Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • HNC or Equivalent in Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering
  • Experience with Pro E Creo an advantage.
  • Conversant with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship Preferred.
  • SmarTeam experience an advantage.
  • Experience of Drawing Office Practices and Procedures and the formal checking of Engineering drawings preferably in an aerospace environment.
  • Good knowledge and experience in Aerospace Configuration Management (eg. Mil-Std-973 DEFSTAN 05-57 ISO 9000:2000)
  • Good knowledge and experience in Design Quality

As a Configuration Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Create project DEVADCL, ADCL's. Monitor, design and build standards to ensure configuration control.
  • Monitor and approve NCR's, Stop Notes and drawing release paperwork.
  • Support ongoing development of Engineering processes and procedures.
  • Provide functional guidance on Configuration to the Project Teams (IPTs)
  • Support Engineering, QA, Manufacturing and Supply Chain with controlled document distribution and change implementation. Inc. NCR and Stop note approvals.
  • Support FCA/PCA Customer audits.
  • Ensure compliance of drawings to FRL configuration control processes.
  • Communicate Configuration Management decisions across all Engineering Departments throughout the Organisation and help develop inter departmental CM methodologies.
  • Support ongoing development of Engineering processes and procedures.
  • Provide functional guidance on Configuration to the Project Teams (IPTs)
  • Administrate Design Change Request database and Configuration Review Board (CRB) routine - receiving, reviewing and vetting


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