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General Electric Configuration Management Specialist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description Summary

GE Aviation Systems is hiring a Configuration Management Specialist for the support of configuration management. In this role, you will be responsible for execution in support of site based configuration and change/data management activities as part of the change request cycle.

*This role will be based onsite at our Grand Rapids, MI or Clearwater, FL facility with the possibility of a flexible work arrangement.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the review, preparation, delivery, and checking of data, documentation, & engineering changes per documented procedures and governing regulatory authorities and standards

  • Coordinate with cross-departmental/functional staff and support/initiate related communications as required to complete assigned tasks

  • Support Configuration Boards and associated reviews necessary to determine impact of proposed engineering changes

  • Support configuration and/or data related activities. (i.e., change task execution and checking functions, number assignments, parts list support, data gathering for reports, creation of media, maintain delivery logs, documentation preparation/analysis, access/utilize portals and tools as needed.)

  • Adhere to Configuration & data related procedures and policies throughout a program/product lifecycle

  • Support activities relative to Configuration & Data related projects and productivity initiatives

  • Has familiarity of commonly-used configuration, data, and export control concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Performs a variety of complex tasks

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 3 years of experience in Configuration Management)

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong PC skills

  • Experience with Windchill Product Data Management (PDM) or other Enterprise data management tool

  • Able to read engineering design blueprints and schematics

  • Experience in a Military/Aviation Engineering environment

  • Clear, concise oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal/ customer service skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to learn quickly and deal with a changing environment

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more!

This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA):

  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Flexible working arrangement

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes