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BAE Systems

Senior Configuration Analyst



Full Time

On Site


Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors is hiring a Configuration Management Analyst to focus on System Technical Support (STS) contracts. This role can be on-site or hybrid on-site (50% or more on-site), and will be on a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off. We may consider other Combat Mission Systems locations or telecommute.

As a Senior Configuration Analyst, you will perform the following activities related to Configuration Management (CM) planning and management:

  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Explain solutions, practices, and procedures to others in the organization according to procedure
  • Identify errors in the release process; recommend improvements based on CM standards and internal procedures
  • Create and maintain documentation for tools used to support configuration management.
  • Record, classify and analyze engineering change requests for completeness and accuracy;
  • Request additional information from originator, if required, and obtain all appropriate approvals
  • Respond to inquiries from engineering personnel regarding the Change management process flow and ability to assist them in ensuring of engineering change requests,
  • Review change drawing documentation to determine that the change analysis requirements are in compliance with established company practices and the Configuration Management Plan
  • Work daily in a PLM (product lifecycle management) system to provide for systematic release and distribution of released drawings and associated documentation
  • Assure the continuity of product design configuration by reviewing and analyzing initial drawings/documents and implementing approved engineering changes in relation to drawings/documents
  • Ensure all applicable specifications or MIL-Standard requirements have been adhered to , Ensure all internal CM processes and procedures have been followed
  • Process and ensure accuracy with engineering change proposals (ECP) and related documents resulting from a change request
  • Provide for systematic release and distribution of formal drawings and associated documentation
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with functional personnel in Engineering, Quality, Logistics, Procurement and Manufacturing
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with customers and configuration management personnel
  • Support Operational Excellence efforts to promote consistency with CM practices across the engineering directorate

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Associate's degree in a relevant technical discipline with 6 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of industry standards including EIA-649C, ISO 10007, and CMMI.
  • DoD contract experience.
  • Expert knowledge of relevant configuration management and design engineering standards, manufacturing processes and documentation.
  • Experience processing CDRLs
  • Good planning, time management and organization skills.
  • Sound interpersonal skills used when interfacing, coordinating, and negotiating with Company personnel, customers, and suppliers.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience Leading DoD Task Orders or Work Directives
  • Experience with Bill of Materials (BOM) Management
  • Knowledge and Experience with Contractual Language
  • PTC Windchill PDM experience
  • Oracle Experience
  • CM Certification such as CMPIC, CMII, NDIA
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.