Configuration Manager

Caresoft Global Limited
25.00 GBP Hourly + Ltd Co.
11 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Our prestigious Automotive client based in multiple locations across West Midlands is looking for a highly skilled and experienced Configuration Manager to work within our Clients ever expanding Vehicle Engineering department on a full time basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and establishing the configuration of the Master Feature List

This is a brilliant opportunity for the chosen candidate to work in a very modern and luxurious working environment. The successful Configuration Manager will be working a 40 hour week with access to onsite parking.

Key Responsibilities:

- The successful applicant will be part of the of the System Engineering within Vehicle Engineering. The team is responsible for coordinating the delivery of new features and technologies onto programmes. The Mission of the System Engineering team is to deliver features and systems that customer loves for life. Enable our client to accelerate the adoption of System Engineering to robustly engineer experiences that customers love for life
- Maintain and establish the configuration of the Master Feature List, which includes identifying configurations, configuration items and baselines
- Implementing a controlled change process which includes setting up a change control board for approve or reject all change requests that are sent against any baseline and relating to the Master Feature List. This involves interfacing with various function such as cross-CoC, programme teams, business office, marketing and product configuration teams. The Master Feature List configuration manager is required to ensure adherence to feature development process and facilitate team interactions related to Master Feature List configuration process
- The position also involves with recording and reporting all necessary information on the status of the configuration development process
- The role is to also ensure that feature configurations contain all their intended parts and are sound with respect to their specifying documents, including requirements and architectural specifications and customer handbook

Skills Required For Submission:

- Project Management (ideally stakeholder management as the candidate will be working with all levels)
- Configuration management / change control
- Strong skills in Data annalistics, Visual Basic, Access, SQL(DOORS is only preferred)
- Previous experience within Automotive architecture or Feature

Skills Required:

- Strong Project Management skills on multiple projects in an Automotive sector
- Risk and Issue Management in an Product Delivery Environment, Stakeholder Management
- Very Strong in Data analytics, Visual Basic, Access, SQL and DOORS
- Understanding of Automotive Electrical Architecture
- Need to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills at all levels within organisation
- Self-motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative and with the ability to work with minimum supervision
- An understanding of our client's Electrical Engineering systems, systems integration, system engineering, EE architectures, components, practices and the processes involved with system design/ development within the corporate programme timing standard

Experience Required:

- Experienced in configuration management including running of Change control procedure and managing change control broad
- Experience in managing and writing Engineering Requirements
- Experience in Configuration Management including running of Change control
- Demonstrate good project management experience and a track record of successful project delivery
- Previous experience of operating in multi-project Management environment

Education Required:

- Degree
- PRINCE2 accredited or APM Project Management Qualified (PMQ or APMP)

Additional Information:

- LOCATION: Primarily Gaydon. Whitley, Warwick, Solihull but with a flexibility to work across other UK sites as required


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Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency.
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries.

No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.