Octagon Professionals is currently looking for an experienced Configuration Management Officer to join the international environment of the European Space Agency. If you have a master degree, at least 6 years of professional experience and if a new challenge in the space industry is what you are looking for, read more and apply for this role!
Establishing adequate processes for proper Product configuration control, including:
Configuration management planning;
Configuration items identification, technical requirements base lining, production and maintenance of configuration item data list (CIDL);
Management of configuration evolution, baselines verification, as-built control and inspections.
Establishment of configuration control methods, procedures and standards;
Establishing and/or assuring that adequate configuration control methods, procedures and standards are established and/or maintained, consistent with applicable standards/requirements;
Preparing formal requirements for inclusion in industrial contracts;
Participating in Project Reviews;
Conducting configuration audits and configuration inspections;
Supervising the processing and disposition of Change Requests and/or Change Proposals;
Providing status data and maintaining a well-structured record system; acting as secretary to appropriate Boards established for the processing of changes;
Establishing and maintaining the approval system for all documents under formal ESA control, and maintaining the associated DRLs and DRDs;
Supporting the supervision and maintenance of the documentation library and archives;
Proposing automated methods and tools required to increase performance of configuration and documentation control tasks;
Regular review of the status of documents in the different archives and where appropriate register this information in the DMS database;
Document registration, distribution and archiving, as well as provision of reproduction services;
Process configuration controlled document changes and of official papers relevant to the activities of the unit;
Supporting users for retrieving documents from local DMS, DMS's from external partners and/or industry, out of paper archives, other sources like ESTEC library, scanned documents on CD-ROM or via Internet, etc.;
Provision of paper copies of electronic documents on request, creation of electronic versions of documents;
Management of original files;
Related support to project reviews;
Support to enhancements of the document management concepts and of future improvements;
Project management support to HRE-IDR projects, namely IBDM (International Berthing and Docking Mechanism), ERA (European Robotic Arm), METERON (Multi-purpose End To End Robotic Operations Network), IECST (ISS Exploration Capabilities Study Team), ISS 3D Printer, ISS Cubesat, OAS (Operations Avionics Services). This activity encompasses:
Reporting and communication;
Management of actions;
Reviews organization and RIDs management;
Standards and (if needed) meet or exceed exercise;
Verification process and close-out.
Master Degree in Engineering or equivalent;
6+ years of experience in controlling and/or management of activities and resources in aerospace industry;
Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken, knowledge of another official ESA language is a plus;
Highly proficient in the use of modern activities and resource management support tools/databases of standard office automation support software packages including in particular advance usage of Excel;
Experience as user of SAP and in particular ECC and SRM modules and familiarity with relevant ESA corporate applications e.g. ESA-p is an asset;
Ability to rapidly understand and adapt to ESA specific context and environment including ESA corporate IT applications. Past experience with ESA in relevant activities is an advantage.
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