Configuration Management and Optimization Manager

  • Category
    Engineering
  • Location
    Gloucester, Massachusetts
  • Type
    Direct hire

Manager, Configuration Management and Optimization
Paving the way for effective Change Management ,  North Shore of Boston area

Position Summary:

The Manager of Configuration Management will support the development and implementation of a Configuration Management Strategy across the business with initial focus on the Business Unit located North of Boston. This individual will be responsible for the Configuration Management process re-engineering activities for the local facility while taking on a Global role.

Qualifications and Expectations:

  • BS in engineering or related discipline
  • Firm grasp of Configuration Management and how it is employed within an Engineering and factory environment
  • Knowledge of BOM structures and change management
  • Ability to lead teams at various locations, both domestic and internationally
  • Experience working in a management level role with proven success leading teams
  • Ability to create an environment of collaboration in leading the change management process
  • Lead the implementation of SAP S4 Hanna as the organization enters into a company wide move to SAP.  Prior experience with S4 Hanna is not a requirement for this role.  Experience with SAP, Oracle or other similar software is a requirement.
  • Travel will be required and may include several visits (2X/yr)  to other facilities in the US or overseas. 
  • Ability to lead/participate in Global Teams meetings taking into consideration time zones.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Will  develop Configuration Management Policy and Practices (together with deployment and training) globally with an initial focus on Boston area site
  • Provide coverage for Senior Configuration  Management t Specialist while on extended absence in the following areas:         
    • Product manufacturing expansion management for Configuration Management matter
    • BOM Scrub
    • BOM Management including upload and update
    • Change management
    • Part requests and management
  • Position will interface with management level peers in BOM Data Management together with Change and Release Management to best leverage global resource and strategy (leveraging S4 Hana where applicable)
  • Development of a Configuration Management audit strategy and plan covering Physical/Functional Configurations, ECR Detail, Traceability, Tools management etc initially trialed at the Boston area site prior to global deployment
  • Perform the role of Change Control Board Manager
  • Perform BOM Comparisons as required
  • Provide Global Support and Training to the Configuration Management Team
  • Assist in developing the capabilities of the Configuration Management Teams
  • Fill in for the Head of Configuration Management when not available
  • Assist in ensuring SAP S4 Hana and Configuration Management strategy are strategically aligned with the  migration path
  • Assist / Drive transition activities within the Config Management Team from current systems to SAP S4 Hana
  • Manage the local ECR system leveraging the Change and Release Management Team resource
  • Management of local resource where required

 

Key Qualifications and Skills:

  • Firm grasp of Configuration Management and how it is employed within an Engineering and factory environment
  • Knowledge of BOM structures and change management
  • Familiar with ERP tools and their usage
  • Ability to review ECR’s with the view of ensuring key information captured
  • Above average skills with Excel for data comparison and analysis
  • Strong leader willing to drive short- and long-term initiatives
  • Excellent communication and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Good management and decision-making skills; including strong organization, verbal and written communication
  • Understanding the relationship of Configuration Management Team to functions such as Quality, Project Management, Engineering etc
  • Candidate must be willing to perform international travel as required and when safe to do so

 

Benefits:

In addition to competitive salary, Our Client offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes company sponsored health insurance coverage, a bonus incentive plan and a 401K plan with company match. Career growth opportunities are available for those individuals who excel and show real initiative.

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