Requirements, configuration & change manager at innovative aerospace company

Project status
Project start date
As soon as possible
Project posted
26 Feb 2018 18:08
Project duration (approx.)
12 Months
Budget (approx.)
€68000 (fixed cost)
Level of Experience
Aerospace & Defence
Area of expertise
Product Management
On-site in Germany
English (Essential) , German (Nice to have)

Objectives and Key Deliverables

This is a PERMANENT role.

We are an innovative venture backed aerospace business based in Germany currently looking for someone to take overall responsibility for requirements, configuration and engineering change management. You will lead the implementation of our new requirements management system and the rollout of changes to the PLM system, ensuring compliance with DOA requirements. The role reports to the Head of Design Systems and benefits and share options are available.

-Lead the implementation of a new requirements management system and the rollout of changes to the PLM system, ensuring compliance with DOA requirements where needed
-Manage the writing and checking of requirements by working closely with the systems engineers and other stakeholders, working to ensure completeness and verifiability
-Specify, design and implement new processes and/or systems e.g. PLM systems
-Ensure that our configuration management processes and systems meet EASA DoA requirements
-Engineering change management end to end: collect change requests, lead evaluation and accept/reject, ensure and confirm execution
-Ensure that data in the PLM system is accurate and complete
-Monitor and ensure process compliance with respect to configuration control, requirements and change management
-Manage modifications by efficient bundling of changes
-Provide guidance to system owners and the supply chain on configuration control, requirements and change management

-Minimum 5 years experience in configuration, requirements or change management of physical products in aerospace or a comparable high-tech, regulated industry (e.g. medical devices, automotive, nuclear) required. Software only will not be sufficient.
-Understanding across all 3 fields (configuration, requirements, change management) with a particular depth in one area
-Experience of building and/or leading a team
-Ability to lead configuration management to achieve creative solutions
-Thorough knowledge of Siemens Teamcenter and/or Polarion desired
-Understanding of Lean principles as applied to business processes
-Knowledge of EASA Design Organisation Approval requirements
-An excellent engineering-related undergraduate or postgraduate degree from a top university
-Strong motivation to help build and shape the organisation, structures and processes
-High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomously
-Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem solving skills required

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