Configuration Management SME

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Configuration Management Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. The Configuration Management SME will provide Configuration Management (CM) support to Engineering and Manufacturing in documenting and tracking releases and changes in all phases of product development, design, and production for projects. This position will be responsible for:

  • Executing Configuration and Data Management processes and controls
  • Ensuring company policies and procedures are implemented in accordance with industry standards and customer requirements
  • Managing and tracking of all types of configuration baseline releases and changes from multiple design authorities
  • Production of data packages to meet internal and contractual requirements
  • Providing direction to multiple CM Change Analysts in implementing Dynetics and industry standards for CM
  • Candidate will support tasks in a dynamic environment, working closely with both design and manufacturing teams to support a wide range of product types throughout their lifecycles including mechanical items, electrical items, assemblies and a wide variety of documentation including drawings, models, gerber files, work instructions and production/test records
  • General familiarity with native output files, formats, and relationships for both MCAD and ECAD systems.
  • Collaborate with multiple disciplines such as Quality, Manufacturing and Engineering to ensure properly documented product design and build records are generated and maintained
  • This position will be focused on hardware / product design/engineering / manufacturing with minimum software CM.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum of eight (8) years of applicable experience in Configuration Management of Product or Program related data.
  • In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of at least thirteen (13) years applicable experience in configuration and data management of products where impact assessments, change authorization and adherence to industry standards is a daily required activity.
  • Position requires candidates to have experience effectively communicating in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multidisciplinary teams including Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering and Procurement.
  • Candidate must have knowledge of and/or practical experience with EIA 649 Series Standards for Configuration Management
  • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of the Engineering / Design and Manufacturing process.
  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft office products (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge and experience with the required content of MIL-STD-31000 Technical Data Packages (TDP)
  • Candidate must have experience with product creation, release and change for final assembly, mechanical, cable or PCB/PCBA type products.
  • Candidate must have experience in managing the creation and on-going maintenance of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) parts including the Approved Manufacturer List (AML) management of these type components.
  • Candidate must have experience with and intricate knowledge of ASME design and documentation standards
  • Candidate must have demonstrated attention to detail, and willingness to work through complex, tedious CM tasks.
  • Candidate must have experience working with a PLM tool such as Oracle Agile, PTC
  • Windchill, Dassault SolidWorks EPDM, Dassault Enovia, Siemens Teamcenter, Aras, etc. in a creator / approver role
  • Candidate must have experience in working projects or programs that involve the management of hardware items along with their associated documents within a common PDM or PLM system.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to theHuntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge with:

  • Technical background in aerospace or DOD projects
  • Familiarity with IPC, IEEE, and ISO design standards
  • Product Lifecycle Management related tasks with managing design data for documents, parts, manufacturers, bills of material and engineering changes
  • Inventory management tools such as Deltek Costpoint
  • Managing Engineering Change Packages from creation to implementation
  • Understanding of design change impacts to Manufacturing including existing open orders, inventory / finished goods and Work In Progress (WIP)
  • Identification of configuration items and maintaining of product and project baselines
  • Coordinating the evaluation and implementation of changes within cross-functional teams, such as engineering change request, product deviations and waivers, engineering change notices and engineering change orders

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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