Hardware Configuration Management Engineer 3


Key information

Passenger and Crew Experience
Research, design and development
Professional, Engineer & Manager
17311 nichols lane ca 92647 huntington beach, California, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 5 years

Job description

The responsibility of a Configuration Engineer 3 (CE3) is to lead key configuration related activities for the programs. The CE3 is involved in the administration of the Change Board activities and the creation of configuration management reports for the program. Works with Engineering to classify changes. Performs the routine communication and exchange of configuration management information with the OEM customer configuration management organization. Ensures the on-time completion of configuration management activities to support program schedules.

Summary of Duties:

  • • Coordinate the configuration tasks between Engineering and other disciplines including Program Management, Planning, Supply Chain, Certification, and Technical Publications groups
  • • Act as change management focal point. Evaluate document change requests for relevance, completeness, impact, and compliance with the configuration management policy and standards
  • • Works with Engineering to classify changes as major or minor.
  • • Collect and compile impacts for changes from affected disciplines
  • • Prepare configuration reports of product baselines, engineering changes, and change proposals and their applicable status for the program.
  • • Prepare and review documentation required to define and control engineering data and configurations.
  • • Act as Change Board Administrator to coordinate and document activities of the Configuration Control Board (CCB).
  • • Perform CCB activities to include capturing minutes and action items, tracking action items to closure, and distributing change notifications to program team members.
  • • Review change activity to ensure compliance with configuration management (configuration management) policies
  • • Maintain configuration database records, prepare forms, verify information, resolve problems, identify trends, and isolate areas requiring further investigation.
  • • Communicate and transmit configuration information both externally to the customer configuration management organization, and internally to the affected departments.
  • • Review and approve engineering data in SmarTeam workflows for configuration management related aspects.
  • • Lead and implement continuous improvement initiatives to increase efficiency of the Configuration Management team.
  • • Collaborate with Engineering and Operations to ensure changes are captured and implemented on timely manner as required by Engineering and Operations
  • • Audit configuration and change management process to ensure compliance and adherence to company and customer standard

Job requirements

Education: Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (e.g. Business Administration or Information Systems) required. Possess or is working towards CMIIB (CMII Basics) certification or higher (CMIIC, CMIIA, or CMIIP).
Experience: Minimum 5-7 years in Configuration Management or a related technical discipline such as Technical Publications; Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in field; Understanding of EIA-649, MIL-HDBK-61, and ISO-10007 standards; Knowledge about aircraft industry configuration management practices.
Computer Skills:

  • • Thorough knowledge Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • • Microsoft Windows experience
Other Skills:
  • • Proficient oral and written communications skills
  • • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with attention to detail
  • • Problem solving, well organized, detailed oriented and accurate.

Additional Preferred Skills: (not required)

  • • Master's degree preferred.
  • • MS Excel macro programming a plus
  • • CATIA V5 (View/Analyze) and SmarTeam preferred
  • • Some knowledge of relational databases a plus.

Description: Professional-level position within job role.

ID: DGAL - 78392

Company information

Safran Cabin

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Cabin provides all elements of a seamlessly integrated Cabin Interior. From the overhead bins, lavatories and galleys to crew rests and cargo containers, either as independent world class products or as a fully integrated cabin. The company is headquartered in Huntington Beach in Southern California, USA and operates 30 sites in 11 countries. The over 13.000 employees across the globe serve virtually all the airlines, aircraft leasing companies and airframe manufacturers worldwide.

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