Configuration Engineer – Aerospace background

  • Job Reference: N6040-676A
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2018
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Configuration Engineer – Aerospace background


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company, they are looking for a Configuration Engineer to progress Design Configuration elements of a project in order to help ensure a compliant design solution.


You will be working in a team of five which will be expanding to eight. The business is moving from SmarTeam to Windchill Lifecycle Management software, candidates with this experience would be ideal. Aerospace Design office experience is essential for this role.


As a Configuration Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

HNC or Equivalent in Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering.

Experience with Pro E Creo an advantage.

Conversant with Microsoft Office applications.

Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship Preferred.

SmarTeam experience an advantage.

Experience of Drawing Office Practices and Procedures and the formal checking of Engineering drawings preferably in an aerospace environment.

Good knowledge and experience in Aerospace Configuration Management (e.g. Mil-Std-973 DEFSTAN 05-57 ISO 9000:2000).

Good knowledge and experience in Design Quality.


As a Configuration Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: 

Create project DEVADCL, ADCL’s. Monitor, design and build standards to ensure configuration control.

Monitor and approve NCR’s, Stop Notes and drawing release paperwork.

Support ongoing development of Engineering processes and procedures.

Provide functional guidance on Configuration to the Project Teams (IPTs)

Support Engineering, QA, Manufacturing and Supply Chain with controlled document distribution and change implementation. Inc. NCR and Stop note approvals.

Support FCA/PCA Customer audits.

Ensure compliance of drawings to FRL configuration control processes.

Communicate Configuration Management decisions across all Engineering Departments throughout the Organisation and help develop inter departmental CM methodologies.

Support ongoing development of Engineering processes and procedures.

Provide functional guidance on Configuration to the Project Teams (IPTs)

Administrate Design Change Request database and Configuration Review Board (CRB) routine – receiving, reviewing and vetting


Keywords:  Configuration Management, Aerospace, Windchill, SmarTeam, Pro E Creo, Mechanical, Defence, DEF STAN 05-57, ISO 9000:2000, Mil-Std-973


Configuration Engineer – Aerospace background

Salary:  Competitive, plus bonus, flexi time, excellent benefits

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset