Posted: Wednesday, February 07, 2024 10:10 PM


Fantastic challenges. Amazing opportunities. GKN Aerospace is reimagining air travel: going further, faster and greener! Fuelled by great people whose expertise and creativity sets the standards in our industry, we’re inspired by the opportunities to innovate and break boundaries. We’re proud to play a part in protecting the world’s democracies. And we’re committed to putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do, opening up and protecting our planet. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 12 countries we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. There are no limits to where you can take your career. Job Summary The Configuration Manager will lead cross functional stakeholders to ensure that the configuration of all aerospace products is fully defined, traceable, and auditable for the complete lifecycle of a specific aerospace program. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy, integrity, and consistency of aerospace product configurations throughout their lifecycle. The candidate will be responsible for implementing and managing Configuration Management processes, with a specific focus on integrating and optimizing Product Data Lifecycle Management practices. The Configuration Manager will support operational and development Programs to enable and deliver zero defect projects utilizing superior engineering and problem solving skills. The Configuration Manager will keep an overview of all documents within multiple customer accounts. They will deliver robust, capable manufacturing process technology as it applies to both materials, tooling, part fabrication and assembly. Job Responsibilities Configuration Management: Develop, implement, and maintain aerospace configuration management processes in compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements (Meet or exceed MIL-STD-973 / EIA-649 standard for configuration management (ISO/IEC 15288). PDLM Integration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate Product Data Lifecycle Management principles into the configuration management framework. Change Control: Facilitate Impact analysis of proposed changes on work flow management, cost, schedule, and performance. Documentation Management: Establish and maintain a comprehensive documentation system for aerospace product configurations, ensuring accuracy and accessibility. Collaboration and Communication: Foster effective communication and collaboration among cross-functional teams, ensuring alignment on configuration management objectives. Quality Assurance: Develop and implement quality assurance processes to validate the accuracy and completeness of configuration data. Training and Development: Conduct training sessions for team members and other relevant stakeholders on configuration management principles and PDLM practices. Job Qualifications Required Qualifications: 50% On-site presence Proven experience (5 years) in aerospace configuration management, with a focus on PDLM incorporation experience in the manufacturing engineering-configuration field Experience with PDLM (Windchill) tools and systems, with a track record of successful implementation. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to lead cross-functional teams and drive collaboration. U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance Additional Qualifications: Strong Project Management Skills Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree is a plus. Configuration Management certification preferred. Aerostructures (metallics and/or composites) experience preferred. Intermediate to advanced experience utilizing tools such as MRP systems, CATIA/ENOVIA, MS Office Suite ((Word, Excel, Visio (or equivalent) PowerPoint and Project) Relentless and results driven performer with a Continuous Improvement mind-set. Proven capability to work independently in a range of different manufacturing environments. Demonstrates personal leadership skills; high performance behaviors, self-initiative, excellent work ethic, exercises good judgment, influencing, negotiation and collaboration. We’ll offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry; and is committed to pushing the boundaries even further. And with some of the best training on offer in the industry, who knows how far you can go? A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN. We believe that we can only achieve our ambitions through a coming together of diverse minds who enjoy collaborating in an inspirational environment. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’. By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work. We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know. We are the place where human dreams, plus human endeavour, shape the future of aerospace innovation and technology. #LI-REMOTE

Price - 92300 - 117000

• Location: Tallassee, AL Tallassee, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9076914005 Auburn

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