Lab Test Configuration Management Specialist - TS II

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Lab Test Configuration Management Specialist - TS II in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

The Lab Test organization is seeking an innovative and motivated individual to kick-start an endeavor to revitalize the Lab Test configuration/change management of our 15+ Lab Test Articles. This new role will interact with many different business units across Gulfstream to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of the test asset configuration and change management. We are seeking a detail oriented individual with a wide variety of experience.

Desired and applicable experience areas may include:

  • Integrated Aircraft System Lab Test or Bench
  • Aircraft/Labs Configuration(s); SWCDs, ACB; Data Management;
  • Serena Business Manager or other
  • Configuration Boards (BCCB, PCMT)
  • Engineering Change Requests; Change Management Processes
  • Quality Control/Assurance Processes and Procedures; Quality Manual
  • Systems Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Working Knowledge of PDM/PLM systems
  • Certification and Regulatory Authority Audits
  • PDM/PLM Systems (Siemens Team Center)
  • Verification and Validation Activities
  • Understanding and knowledge of real-time simulations and their different configurations (HW/SW);
  • Lab Testing and Systems Integration


Job Description

The Lab Configuration Management Specialist will be responsible for validation of lab configuration and lab configuration change requests by performing the following functions:

Collaborates with: Engineering (Lab Test & A/C system SME), Operations (Lab Test), System Integration, Lab Test Engineers, Lab Materials Processes/Applications to support:

  • Re-design the Config Mgmt System with support from Labs & A/C Config/Integration team. Document the process inside Engineering Processes.
  • Support with Lab Change Requests (LCRs): Timeline, Validation, Coordination (Liaison between engineering & Labs)
  • Create & support the Config Change Board tasks by reviewing LCRs and Problem Reports (PRs) to be implemented in the lab per a schedule of test/program needs
  • Support between groups (LTEs, System Integration, and Lab Test Operations) for configuration needs (when to cut in updates to SW and HW)
  • Support Aircraft Configuration Build (ACB) alignment (where needed depending on the state of the lab/program)
    • Support deviations and justifications needed when going through conformity
  • Track ECRs for the aircraft programs and write Lab PRs to create updates based on the need of the customer engineers
  • Authorize part moves in a digital log between labs or other
  • Attend BCCB and PCMT on behalf of Labs
  • Along with Operations Quality Inspector – Validate the Lab Configuration and/or request
  • Support Configuration Boards and associated reviews necessary to determine impact of proposed engineering changes
  • Adhere to Configuration & data related procedures and policies throughout a program/product lifecycle
  • Support Regulatory Authority Audits, Conformities, etc. on an as required basis
  • Embrace and integrate new CPLM system within Configuration/Change Management plan
  • Familiarity in Validation and Verifications activities
  • CMII or EIA-649 certification


Reference(s) and CV highly encouraged



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues .
  2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field .
  3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule .
  5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results .
  6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative .

Additional Functions:
  1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering, or related curriculum preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 215014

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 09/30/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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