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Configuration Management Specialist

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 2/3/2017 4:56:31 AM
  • 2803675
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Cheltenham

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest calibre talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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Role Summary:
The Configuration Management Team are responsible for managing all engineering changes, including the execution of site based Configuration and change/data management activities as a part of the change request cycle. As we continue our exciting move into a digital organisation, we need a workforce that is open to change and that see change as an opportunity. The Configuration Management Team play a pivotal role in change throughout the engineering organisation.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Support the review, preparation, delivery, and checking of data, documentation, & engineering changes per documented procedures and governing regulatory authorities and standards.
• Coordinate with cross-departmental/functional staff and support/initiate related communications as required to complete assigned tasks.
• Support Configuration Boards and associated reviews necessary to determine impact of proposed engineering changes.
• Support configuration and/or data related activities. i.e., change task execution and checking functions, number assignments, eBOM support, data gathering for reports, creation of media, maintain delivery logs, documentation preparation/analysis, access/utilize portals and tools as needed.
• Adhere to Configuration & data related procedures and policies throughout a program/product lifecycle.
• Support Customer/Regulatory Authority Audits on an as required basis.
• Support activities relative to Configuration & Data related projects and productivity initiatives.
• Has familiarity of commonly-used configuration, data, and export control concepts, practices, and procedures.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Performs a variety of complex tasks.
• Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.


• Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not essential, from an accredited college or university, or equivalent knowledge and experience (defined as a High School Diploma/GED and some years relevant work experience).
• Previous engineering configuration management experience is desired
• Great attention to detail
• A Change Agent
• A Willingness to take advisement from experts in team
• Ability to make decisions
• A Flexible approach
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Strong PC skills

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

• Engineering, CAD or technical authoring experience desirable
• Working of experience if Wind-chill is desired

Locations: United Kingdom ; Cheltenham

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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