Lead Configuration Management

Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21220

Company: STENAHCM20

About Us:
Middle River Aerostructure Systems is a world-leading manufacturer of thrust reversers (the braking system on a jet engine), engine nacelle components and specialized aerostructures. It supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators. Located on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, MRAS has a 1.7-million sq. ft. facility situated on 180 acres – where the company and its predecessors have designed, built and equipped civil and military aircraft for over 90 years. In 2019, MRAS was acquired by ST Engineering North America, the U.S. affiliate of Singapore-based ST Engineering – becoming a part of its global network of aerospace facilities and offices. With the ownership change, the company was renamed Middle River Aerostructure Systems.



Job Summary:

This role involves leading configuration management activities and managing configurations of nacelles and aerostructures throughout the product lifecycle.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide configuration management of nacelle and aerostructure assemblies and components.
  • Develop, maintain, and ensure adherence to configuration management plans in support of the design development and production processes.
  • Interface with customers, partners, suppliers, and internal functions to establish configuration baselines.
  • Coordinate and track configuration changes and compliantly process engineering changes.
  • Chair program Configuration Change Boards to review change requests, determine change classifications and impacts to the business, and drive the engineering change process.
  • Execute product processes to ensure configuration control throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Perform and support configuration management audits as required.
  • Generate, control, and maintain documentation of configuration management data  relative to configuration changes and audits.
  • Drive team to meet the KPIs for Configuration Management Processes.
  • Review configuration management process effectiveness and efficiency and drive continual process improvement with internal functions as well as with customers and suppliers, to meet product and program requirements.
  • Facilitate and ensure proper implementation of CM process in Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) system.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, business, IT or Information/Data Management with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.


Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and organization ability with attention to details and thoroughness with documentation.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work with Integrated Product Teams and interact with customers.
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
  • Ability to address and manage conflict.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite like Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated experience in a PLM system to manage configurations. 



MRAS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore