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Assistant Configuration Officer

  • Reference NL-HP-4841
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 25 July 2022

HE Space is a successful international space company. For 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Assistant Configuration Officer to support our customer in the Netherlands.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the Business Management Controlling & Administration, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Establishing adequate processes for proper Product configuration control, including: 
  • Configuration management planning. -Configuration items identification, technical requirements base lining, production and maintenance of configuration item data list(CIDL). -Management of configuration evolution, baselines verification, as-built control and inspections
  • Establishment of configuration control methods, procedures and standards;
  • Establishing and/or assuring that adequate configuration control methods, procedures and standards are established and/or maintained, consistent with applicable standards/requirements;
  • Preparing formal requirements for inclusion in industrial contracts;
  • Participating in Project Reviews;
  • Conducting configuration audits and configuration inspections;
  • Supervising the processing and disposition of Change Requests and/or Change Proposals;
  • Providing status data and maintaining a well-structured record system; acting as secretary to appropriate Boards established for the processing of changes;
  • Establishing and maintaining the approval system for all documents under formal ESA control, and maintaining the associated DRLs and DRDs;
  • Supporting the supervision and maintenance of the documentation library and archives;
  • Proposing automated methods and tools required to increase performance of configuration and documentation control tasks.


Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • University degree (Bachelor) from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration (or Communications as relevant), with relevant experience;
  • Proven experience in Configuration Management in Space Companies / Organizations;
  • Adequate knowledge and understanding of the applicable ESA Configuration Management requirements and standards such as MS-ESA-RQ-100, MS-ESA-RQ-108, ECSS-M40;
  • Good knowledge of the specific activities and/or organisation, of the applicable configuration management working procedures and support tool(s) are an asset;
  • Previous experiences in fields like Product Assurance, System Engineering and Production Control are an asset;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.


Assistant Configuration Officer


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More information

Leandros Foteinias
Leandros Foteinias
  • Recruitment Manager
  • + 31 71 341 7513
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