Lab Test Configuration Management Specialist- Tech Spec I

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Lab Test Configuration Management Specialist- Tech Spec I 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 required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 5 ys in specific technical discipline or 10 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects .
  2. Provides specialized technical assistance to team members .
  3. Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems .
  4. Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives .
  5. Works under limited supervision; work should only be required. to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives .
  6. Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area .

Additional Functions:
  1. Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements .
  2. 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 related field preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 215009

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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