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Configuration Management Specialist

Location: Benicia
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

RIX Industries is a global leader in pneumatic energy storage and transfer system solutions, including reciprocating compressors, gas generators and liquefiers for a wide variety of military and commercial applications. RIX specializes in applying oil-free technology to high-pressure solutions used in highly demanding environments. RIX has been in business since 1878 and has been proudly supporting our US Armed Forces for over 120 years. With a solid industry reputation for reliability and excellence, RIX is the established leader in American-made compressor engineering and manufacturing.

Position Summary
The Configuration Management Specialist is primarily responsible for analyzing and processing engineering change orders in the designated Product Data Management (PDM) system, driving best practices through documentation control policies and procedures across functions, and ensuring the integrity and efficiency of the PDM system. This includes communication with change originators and PDM system users on identified design issues and how to correct them in accordance with best configuration management practices and company policies. The Configuration Management Specialist also acts as subject matter expert for improvements and technical support for the PDM system.

Remote Location considered depending on experience & qualifications.
If working outside of Nevada or Northern California, travel up to 2 times per year to home office in Benicia for 3-5 days per visit.
If working near Sparks, NV or Benicia, CA more frequent office time may be requested, although the role is primarily a remote one.

Minimum Qualifications
Strong interpersonal communication skills. Cooperative and approachable team player.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Practical working knowledge of Product Data Management (PDM) or Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems.
Practical working knowledge of configuration management principles and practices.
Two or more years working with engineering change processes and systems.
Knowledge and understanding of common mechanical components and systems.
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or qualified U.S. Person in accordance with ALU 22CFR 120.15. May require the ability to obtain DOD security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications
Two or more years of experience with PDM or PLM systems.
Four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field from an accredited school.
Two or more years of experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
Knowledge and experience with any of the following engineering and documentation standards:
Drawing Requirements Manual
Experience with any of the following software applications:
Autodesk Vault Professional
Autodesk Inventor
Two or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
Experience writing technical documentation.
Experience with DOD Military documentation processes and requirements.
Experience with internal and external auditing programs.
Basic programming skills.
CMII Certification.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment
This position is regularly exposed to the following conditions:
Manufacturing, warehouse and office environments.
While working near moving equipment, mechanical parts and lift trucks; must have the ability to follow safe operating procedures.
May be exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals.
Must have the following physical abilities:
Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, stretch, reach, and lift.
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods at a desk or table as well as machine tools or printers.

Equal Opportunity

RIX Industries is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with RIX Industries, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).


Keywords: RIX INDUSTRIES, San Francisco , Configuration Management Specialist, Executive , Benicia, California

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