Configuration Management Supervisor

DRS Technologies Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 3 weeks ago


LEONARDO DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Company Overview

LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. We develop, manufacture, and support infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.


Dallas, TX

Position Summary

This role requires a candidate with strong change management skills, data management experience, technical writing, and able to manage audits, lead and mentor. .

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Education: Associates degree and related technical training with at least 5+ years directly related experience (or equivalent combination of education/training and experience).

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications

  • PLM tools experience (Wind-Chill, Agile OMNFY, etc)

  • Experience communicating (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required

Desired Skills

  • Relevant experience in the field of Product Data Management

  • Basic understanding of engineering or manufacturing technical data packages

  • Demonstrated growth regarding configuration management principles

  • Detail oriented individual

  • Ability to work independently under supervision of others

  • General computer skills with developed familiarity with product data management tools

  • Experience with CAD data systems desirable

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designs, develops and establishes data management documentation based on program requirements

  • Assists in coordinating the development, implementation and maintenance of configuration management systems

  • Participates in design reviews, audits, schedules, budgets, etc.

  • Conduct audits & verification events that include functional configuration audits, co-chair physical configuration audits, audit CSA data and periodic baseline audits

  • Facilitate change control boards (CCB), review changes for accuracy, document and track impacts of change for all functional groups including internal and external customers

  • Control migration of engineering Bill of Materials (BOM) through ERP and procurement migration

  • Utilizes product data management tools

  • Assists in the preparation of contract data item submittals to established delivery schedules

  • Provides support to the Product Data Manager and Engineering technical staff

  • Responsible for regular reporting of progress and status

  • Communicate (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required

  • Analyze proposed engineering design changes to determine the effect on the overall system

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Proven Leadership and mentoring skills

  • Needs strong PLM tools experience (Wind-chill, Agile, OMNFY etc.)

  • Need strong Microsoft suite experience

  • Needs strong knowledge of CM practices and EIA 649

  • Need basic knowledge of ASME drawing standards

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Conditions

  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. up to 25% of the time

Working Conditions

  • Travel up to 10%

Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

LEONARDO DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS

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Configuration Management Supervisor

DRS Technologies