Draper Program Change Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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You will join a small team of Program Configuration Managers responsible for formal configuration/change management (CM) activities on various Draper research, development, and production programs with prominent customers such as the Navy, Air Force, NASA, commercial bio-medical, and others.
You will plan, document, and execute EIA-649-style CM activities for new and existing programs with documentation, hardware, and software deliverables using Draper’s home-grown web-based engineering change/data management system (DMIN).
You will participate in transitioning Draper’s existing CM function to Dassault Systemes Enovia 3D Experience PLM tool.
You will provide CM training as necessary to engineering staff and leverage CM to support various program and engineering efforts as they arise.
A Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in engineering, math, science, or technology
At least 3 years of relevant military/commercial CM experience in a design engineering and low-volume manufacturing setting
Familiarity with military/commercial CM and documentation-related specifications and standards and a capability to properly interpret and apply them
Working experience in a CM context with a commercial product lifecycle management (PLM) tool such as Dassault Systemes Enovia 3D Experience
Familiarity with project management techniques
Familiarity with database/web technology
Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong familiarity with MS Office applications suite
- A Certification from the Institute of Configuration Management
- Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc