Product Configuration Management SpecialistS
Superior Technical Resources - San Jose, CA
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SDI is looking for Product Configuration Management Specialists for a 6 months contract for our client located in San Jose, CA (multiple openings).
Define and coordinate configuration management activities and develop product structures for selected programs.
Will also be assisting with Oracle transactions as well as performing back-up to the PCMs that are assisting with Trilogy.
Represent Product Configuration Management (PCM) at new product development program team meetings to define and develop product Bill of Materials (BOM) structures and documentation requirements based on practices and processes.
Creation, preparation and processing of Engineering Releases (PPDs, EDRs and ECs) for drawings, Engineering documents, products, assemblies and detailed parts.
Initiate and manage BOM review meeting(s) with Program Team associates.
Provide configuration guidance to program teams and resolve configuration and product documentation release issues.
Responsible for ensuring adherence by other departments to PCM configuration and documentation control processes, practices, and release requirements.
Provide direction and guidance to Program Management, Marketing, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Engineering, and other departments as necessary, regarding release related documentation and processing.
Develop and maintain product structures for multiple products concurrently.
Provide configuration and product documentation support and processing for sustaining (production released) products.
Responsible for creating and processing accurate and complete Item Master and BOM information.
Responsible for ensuring that engineering change requests conform to structure and documentation practices and procedures.
Analyze procedures and processes to improve efficiency and/or methods of operations.
Responsible for ensuring product configurations and structures are consistent among different product releases based on documented standards, practices, and processes.
Responsible for ensuring that the costing process is followed for releases and co-initiating part and product cost processes with New Product Introduction (Materials Mgmt).
Assist in processing and submitting cost requests.
Under the guidance of the Product Specialist, release purchased parts and assemblies.
Review error logs and disposition errors to be corrected.
Responsible for ensuring that engineering change requests conform to BOM documentation practices and procedures.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Interface with Components Engineering to coordinate off-the-shelf part releases.
Has been part of a PLM and ERP transition team in the past.
A release operations person with a touch of IT.
Strong PC skills, MS Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases.
Strong knowledge of MRP/ERP (Material/Enterprise Resource Planning) and PDM/PLM (Product Data/Lifecycle Management) systems.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to effectively interface with associates in all disciplines and functions.
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Required Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a business, engineering or technical discipline.
Minimum of 6 years experience in related field.
Minimum of 5 years experience working in a Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, or Administrative environment, working with computer BOMs, item master maintenance and product structuring.
Minimum of 2 years experience in Agile in the last two years as well as SAP and Oracle.
Minimum of 2 years experience in Documentation Change Control and manufacturing processes.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Associates Degree in an engineering discipline with a minimum of 10 years of related experience.