• Hunter Class Future Frigate Program Engineering Manager Product Configuration Jobs in United Kingdom

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk

Job Description:

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction and program - management Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the countrys most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility

Thats because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company

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Role Outline/Responsibilities

BAES secondment

Own, develop, implement and manage the Hunter Class through life Product Lifecycle Management Policy / Toolset requirements Implement business rules corresponding with each lifecycle phase and ensure adequate system / process measurement is applied to ensure a fit for purpose solution in line with configuration management principles / guidelines provided below

Manage the configuration of information (and by inference, artefacts) pertaining to the overall Hunter Class through life Project This specifically includes Planning and Management, Identification, Change Control, Status Accounting and Verification and Audit and preparation of Engineering Baselines Creation and maintenance of the Hunter Class Product Configuration Management Plan in accordance with contractual and corporate requirements Appropriate development and implementation of CM tools, processes and practices as articulated in the Product Configuration Management Plan

This is a key role within the Hunter Class Programme requiring an experienced and technically capable individual able to provide expertise in Configuration Management Providing effective Configuration Management will be a critical element of both design & build and through life support

Major Tasks and Activities

1 Hunter Class Through Life Configuration Management

Accountability for operation of the configuration management system Lead all aspects of work concerning gathering, recording and managing data in the Configuration Status Account for Hunter Class Through Life and ensure integration with the overall Naval Ships configuration Management policies and procedures Ensure the Type 26 reference design is managed and integrated with Hunter Class Identify and, in agreement with the data owners, rectify any anomalies in the Configuration Status Account Gather the data for, and then strike, engineering baselines at agreed events or dates in the project Determine the need for CM training of project personnel and arrange for its delivery

2 Variant Management and Ship Applicability

Accountability for the maintenance and on-going management of a Project class management solution and its implementation across applicable enterprise toolsets

3 Hunter Class Technology requirement elicitation and implementation

In conjunction with Type 26 and the engineering function elicit and develop requirements for Hunter Class configuration management and ensure its successful implementation of the programme

4 Implement and manage baselines based on the Naval Ships Configuration Management guidelines at appropriate points in the Hunter Class lifecycle

Qualifications

Essential

Honours degree in an engineering, scientific discipline or IT or equivalent

Qualification from a relevant Configuration Management accreditation organisation (eg CMII; ACM; NDIA)

Key Technical Skills

Subject matter expert in the designation, set up and implementation of Product Lifecycle Management Toolsets including Windchill and FORAN

Strong expertise and experience in Configuration and Engineering Change Management theory, discipline and execution relating to the through life product lifecycle

ACM / CMII / NDIA Qualified

Strong organisational and communication skills

Able to write clear and concise technical documentation right first time

Ability to exploit capabilities already available within the business and other domains

Knowledge of appropriate Product Lifecycle Management software development methodologies/ strategies

Strong understanding of data and information relationships and the ability to apply them pragmatically

Key Leadership/People Management Skills

Ability to develop effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders and to agree and manage expectations

Clear direction and understanding of role purpose

Ability to challenge and change the status quo where appropriate through both step and incremental change

Effective in leading both direct and non-direct team members and experienced in coordinating their output

Effective contributor to a team-based working environment

Key Interpersonal/Behavioural Skills

Ability to develop effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders, not all of whom will be SMEs

Flexible approach to the tasks required - project will need to be broken down into a number of subtasks, each need to be appropriately prioritised and managed to a conclusion

Able to exploit existing tools and processes using a pragmatic approach

Key Mental/Analytical Skills and Challenges

Self-starter Able to identify and prioritise tasks towards an agreed overall objective

Innovative Able to think out of the box in defining solutions that minimise project risk and maximise likelihood of successful implementation

Able to understand and take appropriate risk

Reasoning skills Ability to second-guess the likely needs of the customer, hence to act as an intelligent supplier

Company/Industry Knowledge

Strong understanding of the Naval Ships Engineering Product Lifecycle

Good understanding of the enterprise IT systems and applications used to design, build and support large scale products / programmes

Good understanding of the data generated for use by large scale programmes and the tools and techniques used to create it

Experience of operating configuration management systems in other businesses or parts of the organisation

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours contracts

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; wwwjacobscom

Equal Opportunities

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 17th Mar 2020

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