Configuration Engineer






£28,000 to £33,000 Per Annum



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Configuration Engineer – Plymouth

Salary – £28k - £33k (Flexibility for the right candidate) + Benefits

The Client

Our client is at the forefront of supportability services with an unrivalled track record spanning 60 years. They are a leading supplier of Technical Authoring, Training, Data Intelligence and Integrated Logistics Support services to government and industry clients worldwide.

They are currently looking to recruit a full time Configuration Engineer to join their team working within the Master Records Data Centre (MRDC) team in Portsmouth.

The purpose of the role is maintain the data within the MOD nominated MRDB (currently SSDD) application against approved source material. The role will include engagement with the Maritime Surface Ship stakeholder community to resolve data conflicts and gaps in provision of the required source material to meet the Configuration Status Accounting Service provision. The role includes ensuring self-management of undertaking tasks against priorities in processing the source data material to meet customer key performance indicators

The Role

Carry out screening (extract of relevant data) across a range of source material, including drawings, parts lists, specifications, design solutions, etc. and enter/update the data as required to maintain the Ship Fit Definitions on SSDD

Ensure all tasks both core and new tasks undertaken are conducted in accordance with the project procedures and quality plan, and look to identify efficiency improvements, issues and resolutions.

Provide assistance to and carry out when necessary (within level of competence) activities undertaken by other Configuration Engineers

Undertake ship visits to support configuration audits as required

Ensure when updating SSDD that cognisance is taken of potential impact on all SSDD data interfaces identified in Outputs and interfaces schedule

Prepare and update process documentation and stakeholder engagement reports where required within your area of responsibility.

Attend internal meetings when required to discuss and report on progress and issues in your area of responsibility

Essential requirements:

Knowledge of electrical, electronic and electro-mechanical components and familiarity with manufacturer part numbers

Ability to make parametric comparisons between parts


Experience of using Obsolescence Management tools such as Silicon Expert and IHS

Our clients customers demand confidentiality and discretion and candidates must have an existing right to live and work in the UK.

Successful candidates will also need to either hold a current SC clearance or be willing and eligible to undergo a Security Clearance check (SC level) upon starting their employment.

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