Configuration & Product Development Project Leader


  • £35 per hour
  • Broughton
  • Posted: 03/04/2024
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 216104873

Job Details

We are recruiting for a Configuration & Product Development Project Leader for a leading Aerospace organisation based onsite in Broughton.

  • As the successful candidate, the core of your role will be to drive product changes (modifications/mods) through the Aircraft Change Process (ACP).
  • You will have the opportunity to work with a wide network of cross-functional and transnational stakeholders, including; Configuration management, Chief Engineering, Programme Management, Engineering, ME, Procurement, Supply chain, Operations, etc.
  • As CPD Project Leader - also referred to as Product Change Leader (PCL) - you will be responsible for the end to end management of the mods you’re allocated (i.e. from idea generation to the point of embodiment on the aircraft).You will be accountable for their on Time, Cost and Quality delivery.
     Required skills

    • Strong project management skills/experience; PMP certification would be highly desirable.
    • Understanding of the aircraft change process with a general appreciation for configuration management.
    • Thus, an existing ACC2 and/or ICC_ACP user would be highly desirable.
    • And/or existing or previous delegations within ‘CAIR’, ‘RFF’ and/or ‘CA reallocation’ process(es) would be desirable.
    • A technical understanding of the Wing design and manufacturing processes would be desirable.
    • Thus, candidates with a technical degree (BEng/BSc) and or past experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Design Engineering, Quality are desirable.
    • An appreciation for material requirements planning (creation and cascade of demand) and/or master production scheduling would be beneficial, but not mandatory.
    • Thus, an existing SAP-APD user would be beneficial.
     
    About the person:
    • The successful candidate must be willing to constructively challenge others and have the resilience to overcome obstacles at regular intervals. This is the most critical requirement.
    • Drive and tenacity to implement changes on Time, Cost and Quality.
    • Ability to work autonomously and methodically in a changing environment, making high levels of personal organisation necessary to succeed.
    • Ability to grasp ambiguous and/or complex problems and propose solutions, making the role most suitable to a critical and/or analytical thinker.
    • Ability to work with and influence a vast array of stakeholders, making effective communication and presentation skills highly desirable.


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