MANAGER CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

Vacancies 03 July 2019

Closing date

07-Aug-2019

Location

Järfälla

Contact

Ulrika Tjärnén +46 (10) 2165626
Per Cronvall +46 (10) 2153890
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Saab Avionics Systems develops and manufactures safety critical systems and equipment for demanding applications in fixed wing aircraft and helicopters. Avionics Systems portfolio includes the new generation Head-Up Display System, Mission Computers, Control and Actuation Systems and Communication Management System. For the JAS 39 Gripen systems, we deliver a various number of equipment such as Computers and Flight Management Systems and high-lift systems for the Boeing 787 and Airbus A400M, and gyros for multiple military applications. Avionics Systems have more than 300 employees located in Jönköping and Järfälla and most of our projects are carried out in an international environment.

 

Our employees are our greatest resource and will always be. We are therefore looking for committed and motivated employees with a high degree of professionalism and goal orientation. We place great emphasis on building trust internally and to our customers. We are looking for employees who want to work in an environment characterized by knowledge, expertise and trust.

Engineering is responsible for engineering competences and have about 140 resources,  in a variety of areas, Software, Electronics, Power and PLD, Test Equipment, Qualification and Verification, Team management, Systems Engineering, Mechanics, Optics, ILS and Configuration Management. Other areas of responsibility are the Avionics Systems Development Processes, Methods and Tools (PM&T) where we have demanding requirements of cost-efficient and competitive development of high quality, safety critical applications. Engineering is also responsible for the Avionics Systems Technology Planning.

Your role

As Manager for Configuration Management within Engineering, your main tasks will be to manage competence development and resources within Configuration Management.

Process management, methods and tools for configuration management related work including adaptations for projects as well as to drive improvements, e.g. way-of-working and cost effectiveness will be within your responsibility. You will have close collaboration with the other teams within Engineering and the Product Managers within Products department and the Project Managers within Contracts and Projects organisation among others.

The unit is formed of around 10 employees.

You will report to the Head of Engineering and be a member of the Engineering Management Team.

Your skills and experience

·      Appropriate professional or postgraduate qualification in a technical discipline.

·      Strong business understanding and customer focus.

·      Understanding and ability to work in an international environment and matrix organization.

·      Skills to combine strategic thinking with operational actions.

·      Proven ability and interest in leading, developing and challenging the organization, management teams and employees.

·      Strong drive, perseverance and ability to generate energy.

We envision a management team where each member contributes with their individual experiences and skills to create an effective and dynamic environment.

We are looking for a person with excellent leadership skills and with the ability to empower employees. As a manager you will demonstrate communicative leadership skills in order to create commitment and energy within the organization. Your ability to establish a performance driven culture within your unit will be of outmost importance.

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