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Configuration Manager

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a realtime, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Be an integral partner to Anduril’s Product and Program Teams by:
    • Ensuring that all engineering change requests are appropriately documented, reviewed, approved, and communicated in a timely manner.
    • Generating, populating, and submitting change requests including manage compilation and synthesis of impact analyses.
    • Executing and implementing change notices (ensure that the checklist of change implementation activities fully completed, including validating the completion of changes to the Engineering and Manufacturing Bills of Materials, and setting effectivity for changes.
    • Generating insights into the integrity and efficacy of the change process, including calculating the cost of change, tracking the speed and rate of rework of changes etc.
    • Managing and curating the program configuration data needed for critical design gate reviews including PDR, CDR and MRR.
  • Be the leader for critical configuration management activities and forums by:
    • Setting agendas for configuration management meetings (Technical Review Board, Change Control Board etc.) ahead of time.
    • Organizing and managing critical configuration control forums (the Change Review Board, the Change Control Board) including scheduling, owning the agenda, and vetting facilitation of materials (business cases, inventory disposition recommendations, effectivity analyses etc.).
    • Leading the change control board meeting and driving discussions to decisions.
    • Communicating and distributing conclusions and decisions made in configuration management forums (CCB, TRB etc.).
    • Working with Configuration Management Analysts to ensure that that critical data is captured, recorded and distributed (decisions recorded, ECRs and ECNs populated, implementation checklists written etc.)
  • Be responsible for product configuration by:
    • Analyzing product baselines (EBOM, MBOMs etc.) in Teamcenter for compliance to industry and organization standards.
    • Supporting configuration management reviews and audits, including FCA/PCA and provide direction before, during and after the events to prevent or resolve issues.
    • Performing periodic audits of as-built records as product definition data in Teamcenter (EBOM, MBOM etc.)
  • Be a cross-functional facilitator to manage and implement engineering change by:
    • Working with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and Supply Chain teams, to understand proposed design changes and their impact.
    • Working with stakeholder teams (Engineering, Manufacturing etc.) to conduct thorough impact assessments to identify potential risks and implications of proposed changes, working closely with stakeholders to devise mitigation strategies.
  • Be the expert resource for the Product for Engineering Release and Change Management standards by:
    • Modelling the use of Teamcenter software to manage Engineering changes, including part revisions, EBOM/MBOM/SBOM updates, documentation modifications, and associated workflows.
    • Providing guidance and support to Engineering teams in configuring the Engineering, Manufacturing and Service Bills of Materials (EBOM, MBOM, SBOM).
    • Defining schema for product configuration management tools and (i.e., 150% EBOM, product configuration).
    • Developing and implementing training programs for Engineering teams to ensure understanding and compliance with change management processes and tools.
    • Identifying and championing continuous improvement of change management workflow processes and tools.
  • Be part of the team defining the future of digital engineering at Anduril by:
    • Partnering with engineering teams to set requirements and identify improvement opportunities in existing ways of working.
    • Building an end-to-end digital thread from that maintains an accurate product definition, system by system, from the definition of requirements to the as maintained record.
    • Mentoring and developing configuration management analysts.
    • Leveraging AI tools to drive increased speed, accuracy, and efficiency in Anduril’s configuration management activities.


REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of proven direct product configuration management experience (Product structure, parts, drawings and requirements management).
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience working in a high rigor environment (aerospace, automotive, security systems, medical devices, nuclear, etc.).
  • Familiar with configuration management principles and practices.
  • Experience with product lifecycle management (PLM) and/or data management toolsets for configuration management of complex products
  • Possess high attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – you must have an ability to synthesize complex quantitative data into clear decision statements.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • AA/AS or BA/BS in an engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Nuclear, Manufacturing etc.)
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to our inclusive culture.
  • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven experience in aerospace industry
  • Proficient in technical writing of processes and procedures
  • Experience with Teamcenter, Teamcenter Requirements, Teamcenter Quality, Confluence & JIRA.
  • Database skills with SQL, queries, etc.
  • Certification in CM2 or equivalent configuration management certification.
  • Security clearance (S, TS)
US Salary Range
$142,000$213,000 USD

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we'd love to hear from you!

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