Technician – Configuration and Data Management

Company Details

MDA

For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there. Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and Geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

Company Overview

For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and Geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we’re leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

The Position

We’re on the hunt for a Configuration and Data Management Technologist for our Safety and Mission Assurance team at our Brampton office.

With 40 years of operational experience and proven performance on the iconic Canadarm programs including Space Shuttle and International Space Station robotics and operations support, our Robotics & Space Operations team has 100% mission success in making space dreams come true.

As a Configuration and Data Management (CADM) Technologist, you will maintain configuration control over design documentation records.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper identification of engineering drawings, items, documents, and Engineering Change Notices, and that engineering metadata is entered and linked correctly.
  • Upload Bill of Materials.
  • Co-ordinate approvals of the above documentation in PLM.
  • Release drawings, items, CCDs, ECNs, business processes and software in accordance with CADM processes.
  • Store and control design information from external sources, and submit deliverables through customer-defined portals as required by program.
  • Input design configuration information for Test Readiness Reviews (TRR), Manufacturing Readiness Reviews (MRR) and other design reviews.
  • Input design configuration information for Test Readiness Reviews (TRR), Manufacturing Readiness Reviews (MRR) and other design reviews.
  • Track and follow up on open configuration issues.
  • Control and update internal Word or Excel-based templates.
  • Maintain processes and work instructions for effective configuration and data management.
  • Find process improvements for increased quality, productivity, efficiency and cost savings.

Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must possess a degree or diploma, plus related work experience that demonstrates an interest in working in a highly-regulated field.
  • Candidates must have the ability to process process large amounts of verbal and written information, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and balance priorities to meet deadlines.
  • A strong knowledge of MS office products is required.
  • Superb people skills are required, to interface with many different internal disciplines as well as large external customers.
  • Previous configuration management experience in the aerospace or other highly-regulated industry is considered an asset.
  • The candidate must be detail-oriented, meticulous, and able to follow step-by-step procedures.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

MDA is an equal opportunity employer prizing diversity and inclusion. We are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. If you require assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please feel free to notify us.

Benefits:

  • Extended health care

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 Hiring Update: Strengthening our workforce is more important than ever to meet our customers’ mission-critical needs. We are continuing to hire many talented people, and we are closely monitoring COVID-19 to ensure safe hiring practices are used

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

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