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Jacobs Senior Engineer – Product Change in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Senior Engineer – Product Change


Jacobs Description

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Ranked No. 1 by Fortune’s 2019 World's Most Admired Companies…

Source - http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/list/filtered?industry=Engineering, Construction&sortBy=industry-rank

Role Outline/Responsibilities:

To develop, implement and embed industry leading product change processes and capability across the CSC lifecycle.

Key Outputs/Deliverables:

1.Development and implementation of industry leading process and capability for product change management across the CSC lifecycle

2.Deputise for the Principal Engineer – Product Change

3.Change Management forum Minutes and actions recorded and published according to required timescales

4.Ensure all changes requests and associated tasks are processed within required timescales

5.Collate and Prepare Product Change Management metrics

6.Weekly change task reporting

7.Key Central Engineering Representative at Product Change Embodiment Boards



  • Degree Qualified or relevant equivalent experience in lieu

Key Technical Skills:

  • Identify and develop enhancement to product change management on CSC

  • Engagement with stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of product change management

  • Retrieve, record, present and manage product change information (including supporting reports and metrics.)

  • Assure and control the quality of product change activities.

  • Maintain change request documentation in line with project needs and relevant procedures

  • Support the development change management drumbeat

  • Apply business ,procedures, methods and systems to product change management

  • Monitor and analyse Change Embodiment

  • Identify and expedite Changes as required

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of Windchill or equivalent and appropriate MS Office packages as well as working knowledge of other functions (Supply Chain, Operations, Support, Finance, Risk, Commercial)

Company/Industry Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of the Enterprise PLM systems and applications used to design, build and support a complex warship

  • Good understanding of the typical product data (and its lifecycle) generated for use by the project

  • Qualification from a relevant Configuration Management accreditation organisation (e.g. NDIA, CMII) would be an advantage

Our Culture:

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

Equal Opportunities (Standard Text - Do Not Amend)

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow

Req ID: ATE0003UW