Senior Engineer - Product Configuration Management

Job Description

Senior Engineer - Product Configuration

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer - Product Configuration to join the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) team, based at our site in either Glasgow or Bristol (Filton).

As a Senior Engineer - Product Configuration, you will be co-ordinating the implementation of appropriate business rules and controls for each phase of the product lifecycle and ensuring the required level of reporting is delivered for Configuration Management.

This role will play a critical role within the Programme Product Change Management team and, as part of the largest Global Combat Systems programme, this is a truly unique opportunity to contribute to an international programme in complex warship design. With an expanding programme, we can offer many exciting long-term opportunities either within the immediate team or within the wider engineering business.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer - Product Configuration

will involve:

Coordinating implementation of appropriate business rules and controls for each phase of the product lifecycle and ensuring required level of reporting is delivered for Configuration Management and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) stakeholders

Supporting the effective implementation of Configuration Management plans and policies within Naval Ships

Contributing the execution of data management for the project through life, interfacing with stakeholders including the Information Management & Technology(IM&T) function with specific emphasis on digital transfer of data

Preparation and maintenance of the Configuration and PLM documentation and The Product Configuration Management Plan (CSC PCMP)

Preparing and maintaining the configuration and PLM documentation and the product Configuration Management Plan

Accountable (with the rest of the PLM Team) for the maintenance and ongoing coordination of a project-wide class management solution and its implementation across applicable enterprise toolsets

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer - Product Configuration:


Experience in end to end engineering lifecycle with an understanding of the Configuration Management lifecycle

Understanding change lifecycle

Knowledge and understanding of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Systems e.g.Aveva, Windchill

Experience working with product baselines


Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in STEM

Background in Defence/marine experience

Experience with Foran

Experience working with Bill of Materials (BOM)

What we're looking for in you:

As an individual you will have good communication skills and be able to work well within a team. You will be a confident candidate with the ability to influence when required. You will enjoy problem solving and you will be able to work to challenging deadlines.

Location: Glasgow or Bristol (Filton)

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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