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Change Specialist - Configuration Management

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 04/11/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 24-00185

Job Description

About the Role:
  • Familiar with Problem Reports which generate Change Requests (CR)/Request for Variance (RFV) coordinate with other CS2's to prepare Engineering Change Orders (ECO) package for delivery to internal and external (USG) customers.
  • Main contributor to Engineering Release Records and delivering to internal and external (USG) Customers.
  • Support CS1 and other CS2 activities.
  • Maintain accurate Configuration Management files and records, Interface with Design Services Project Coordinators to ensure that Configuration Control Activities are in sync with the priorities of key projects/programs.

Hybrid or Onsite:
  • Due to the nature of the work, this role may require on-site presence up to 100% at times.

Responsibilities to Anticipate/Expect:
  • Monitor PDMPlus Change Analyst work to ensure that current work and backlog thresholds are properly maintained, and quality standards are upheld.
  • Provide status of Engineering Release Record (ERR) backlog for Tracked and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs.
  • Interface with Design Services Project Coordinators and CS2 Lead(s) to ensure that Configuration Control activities are in sync with the priorities of key Tracked and FMS programs.
  • Provide weekly Over-Time assessment guidance to Section Manager & CS2 Leads
  • Basic understanding of Deriving Change Requests (CR)/Request for Variance (RFV) through the Change Process.
  • Assist in Preparation of CR/RFV packages for Configuration Control Board (CCB) review.
  • Create agendas and schedule CCB meetings.
  • Prepare for and attend Physical Configuration Audits (PCA).
  • Prepare and submit Configuration Management (CM) Plans according to contractual requirements.
  • Support Change Specialist 1 activities as required.
  • Maintain accurate CM files and records.
  • Create CDRLs for which Configuration Management is the owner and submit for Data Management delivery to customer.
  • Interface with Design Services Project Coordinators to ensure that Configuration Control activities are in sync with the priorities of key projects / programs.

Position Requirements:
  • 1-3 years'experience with Teamcenter performing as either a Change Specialist, Change Analyst or comparable engineering support function / tools / processes.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred with a technical discipline desired (e.G., Engineering or Supply Chain).
  • Preferred proficiency in analyzing technical data including engineering drawings, specifications, and change documents.
  • Proficiency in Configuration Management identification, Release, and Change Control processes.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making ability.
  • Proficient communication, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Goal-oriented and able to work under time sensitive and demanding conditions.



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Familiarity with Configuration Management principles and methods contained in ASNI/EIA 649, EIA649-1, ISO 10007, MIL-STD-973, and MIL HDBK-61A.
  • Familiarity with data management principles and methods contained in DI-SESS-81000E, DoD Directive 5230.24, and MIL-STD-31000A.
  • Knowledgeable of military & industry standards (EIA 649, EIA 649-1).
  • Previous Configuration Management experience and CM2 certification.
  • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management / Enterprise Resource Planning systems.
  • Experience collaborating across markets and functions.
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT:
This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

NO SUBCONTRACT REQUIREMENT:
No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe Fisher
Technical Recruiter

I am a seasoned Technical Recruiter and retired U.S. Army Human Resources Specialist with two decades of experience building high-performing teams within government and defense; holding active Secret Clearance. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for directing the full recruiting cycle while providing the optimal candidate and stakeholder experience, as well as for building robust candidate pipelines and relationship networks to proactively meet hiring and staffing needs.

Currently, I am a Technical Recruiter with Contract Professionals Inc. I conduct full cycle recruiting, sourcing specialized engineering and IT positions for civilians and veterans, while piloting the successful placement of qualified candidates into approved government projects and programs. In addition, I liaise with senior leadership, business partners, and hiring teams to ensure the company’s recruitment support structure is driving the business forward with minimal expenditures.

Colleagues describe me as a loyal, progressive, driven, down-to-earth, strategic and innovative recruiting expert who can be relied on to offer superior human resources solutions for complex corporate challenges.

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