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Configuration Management Leader

companyLeonardo DRS
locationBurnsville, MN 55337, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

**Job ID: 107936**

The Leonardo DRS Naval Electronics business provides leading naval computing infrastructure, network and data distribution and middleware enterprise services, as well as world-class manufacturing and support capabilities.

**Job Summary**

Provide a lead role in the establishment of company policy and systems regarding configuration and product data management. Manage configuration data for large or complex projects and serve as project lead and manager for all issues relating to configuration management.

**Job Responsibilities**

+ Provide a lead role in the establishment of company policy and systems regarding configuration and product data management

+ Product data manager for large or complex projects and is the project lead for all issues relating to product data management

+ Serve as subject matter expert in the application of product lifecycle management techniques as they relate to project and systems engineering

+ Support the establishment of the overall configuration management policies for the company

+ Has the ability to perform configuration management planning for complex projects

+ Has an understanding of configuration management processes, procedures, and techniques as they apply to project management

+ Fluency in current Product Data Management standards with the ability to review contract SOWs to determine appropriate application of procedures

+ Plan and coordinate configuration management requirements and inter-relationships with suppliers for complex systems

+ Lead the Engineering technical staff in establishment and documentation of configuration management planning and implementation on projects

+ Provide project leadership to the engineering technical staff in the decision processes required for effective configuration management

+ Provide the lead customer interface regarding configuration management in support of Program Management

+ Prepare and present all aspects of configuration management plans and status accounting in customer meetings

+ Participation in the development of plans and procedures regarding configuration management

+ Provide training to subordinate configuration staff in the use of configuration management tools and techniques

+ Develop and track metrics to provide measurement of configuration management effectiveness

+ Establish and implement identification, cause, and corrective action for configuration management deficiencies

+ Regularly report progress and status

**Job Responsibilities (cont.)**

+ Establish audit schedules

+ Review contract SOW for data delivery requirements and associated delivery schedules

+ Prepare the configuration management proposals and cost estimates

+ Utilize Product Data Management tools and perform the preparation of contract data item submittals

+ Ability to work independently as the key Product Data Management resource on projects

+ Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required

+ Completion of assigned task on time and meeting technical requirements

+ Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization

+ Lead formal configuration management activities such as Physical Configuration Audits

+ Provide a high level of guidance in support of the preparation of Technical Data Packages

+ Attend appropriate engineering, customer, or business meetings


+ Bachelors degree in engineering, management, or related discipline, with 10+ years of functional experience (or equivalent related education and experience.)

+ US Citizenship required

+ Active US Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance required

+ Relevant experience in the field of Product Data Management including experience with project and systems engineering techniques

+ Demonstrated proficiency regarding configuration management principles as they relate to Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, and Logistics

+ Has the ability to establish Configuration Management policy for the company

+ General computer skills with developed familiarity with product data management tools

+ Experience with CAD data systems desirable


_Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours._

_*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only_

_Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law._

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