• Configuration Manager (Entry-level)

    Middle River Aerostructure Systems Baltimore, MD 21201

    Job #2231183509

  • Description:

    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.

    Role Summary Purpose

    At Middle River Aerostructures Systems, we design and build Nacelles for commercial aircraft applications. Our products help make it possible for millions of people to fly quickly and safely all around the world.

    In this role, you will manage the configurations of aerostructure products and systems throughout their lifecycles.

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Provide overall configuration management of Nacelle components and assemblies, including thrust reversers, inlets, and fan cowls.
    • 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 and compliantly process engineering changes.
    • Coordinate with other functions to meet business standards, practices, and procedures as well as product/program requirements.
    • Execute product processes to ensure configuration control of from design definition thru product delivery.
    • Chair program Configuration Change Boards to review change requests, determine change classifications and impacts to the business, and drive the engineering change process.
    • Execute the configuration management process
      • Interface with other relevant processes
      • Review process effectiveness and efficiency
      • Perform process audits
      • Drive continual process improvement


    •Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, IT, or Information/Data Management

    Desired Characteristics

    •Proven analytical and organizational ability with attention to detail

    •Strong oral and written communication skills.

    •Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

    •Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.

    •Effective problem identification and solution skills.

    •Ability to address and manage conflict

    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.