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Engineering Configuration Management Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00572
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts
We seek a part-time Engineering Configuration Management Specialist who can dedicate up to 25 hours per week, although this position might ultimately grow into a full-time opportunity. This individual will be responsible for execution of the engineering configuration management process for iRobot consumer robotics products including interfacing directly with domestic and over-seas engineering, operations, program management, and product marketing. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in management of bill of materials (BOM) configuration for consumer products manufacturing as well as an understanding and appreciation for the role they play in ensuring BOM accuracy in support of production and new product launches.
Essential Functions/Job Duties:
Manage changes to bill of materials (BOM) and related objects in the form of change requests, change notices, and variances
Ensure accuracy of BOMs and associated documents/drawings that have been created in the Windchill PDM system
Create vendor quote packages (VQP) that include all associated documents/drawings on a BOM
Maintain Windchill teams for accurate routing of changes
Engage with program teams to drive consistency across products
Remain flexible to track and resolve changes quickly under urgent conditions
Work with the operations team to support production readiness

Familiarity with PDM systems, Windchill preferred
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Must be detail oriented with great written and verbal communication skills
Creative thinking for problem resolution
Exceptional organizational skills
Willingness to learn
Ability to establish trust and confidence with internal customers and colleagues
Software knowledge: Excel, Windchill PDM, Oracle
Possible international travel (up to 5%) to Far East