Documentation and Configuration Manager

Russell James Recruitment
From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus benefits
12 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Documentation and Configuration Manager The Client: High Value, Low Volume electromechanical manufacturing The Role: The Documentation and Configuration Manager plans, coordinates and manages programs and processes designed to ensure effective management and implementation of the company documentation and configuration management processes.A proven track record of success in the Aerospace, Medical Device, Automotive or similar, regulated industries is a must.This position is responsible for managing and executing the global quality strategy for documentation and product configuration management, and overseeing configuration management for government programs. Responsibilities include managing the planning and implementation of the company Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system (Agile); development and implementation of related corporate processes, process maps, procedures and tools; and oversight of the global document control and configuration management activities. This position will also be responsible for leading the global implementation and integration of Agile with the company Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other operational systems, ensuring the integrity of data between Agile and the ERP system, and establishing the process for maintaining an effective change management process. Key Responsibilities: Identify and leverage best practices and processes in support of the Quality Management System (QMS). Monitor new industry and regulatory agency trends such as emerging standards and regulatory requirements, and new technology opportunities relative to documentation and configuration management. Oversee Configuration Control Boards (CCB) and Functional/Physical Configuration Audits (FCA/PCA). Participate in NPI and sustaining engineering (design change, process change, etc.) projects and other company initiatives to ensure they adhere to and satisfy QMS requirements. Ensure configuration management requirements are met for all government and commercial programs. Support production and release of internally and externally manufactured products and components. Gain cross-business consensus, where possible, to establish new processes and implement effective change management. Ensure the documentation and configuration management process is compliant with all applicable industry, local, national and international regulatory requirements and standards. Continuously seek innovative ways to improve business productivity through the introduction of new documentation system technologies, methods and controls. Deploy good documentation control and configuration management practices. Select, implement, train users and manage corporate documentation and configuration management tools. Develop and effectively manage operating, staffing, and capital projects budgets for area(s) of responsibility. Ensure that documentation management professionals are fully competent for their roles, that they are effectively trained, organized and deployed to deliver high quality service to users, meet time commitments and receive appropriate training and mentoring. Salary: Circa £40,000 plus benefits This job was originally posted as