With roots stretching back almost 150 years, our client is the only naval original equipment manufacturer in the Netherlands.
Having delivered more than 400 vessels to customers all around the world, they are a trusted partner in the international marketplace, known for their role as a full-service provider, or integrator, throughout the lifecycle of their products.
As a Configuration Management Engineer (CME), you are responsible for managing the complete product configuration and all information that describes one of our customer's unique vessels (effectively the product).
It is your job to ensure that everyone has access to the correct, up-to-date product data in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system during the entire life cycle of the product.
This starts in the proposal phase with the preparation of a correct offer, continuing throughout the development phase with managing the configuration data, and extending into the maintenance phase of the delivered vessel, in such a way that the correct data is available for the instruction manuals and spare parts.
You will support the formulation of Configuration Management (CM) processes and procedures, to be followed by a project, and record them in a Configuration Management Plan (CMP).
You will transfer this knowledge to the project team by training them and providing functional CM support.
You will build a product structure, including all product information (internal and external), ensure that it is duly administrated in the PLM system and assure that this information is all released and baselined correctly.
Whenever changes are initiated, you will advise on how these should be incorporated into the product configuration.
During the development process, you will have a controlling function. By means of reports you follow the compliance to the CM procedures and the status of changes, and you will initiate appropriate actions where necessary.
By defining audit and verification moments, you will ensure that changes are implemented accordingly and are also verified.
You pro-actively communicate your findings to internal and external stakeholders, as required.
This role includes activities such as (supporting) :