Configuration Coordinator

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Thompson Aero Seating Limited


T: +44 (0) 28 3833 4000


Thompson Aero Seating is one of the leading suppliers of Business and First-Class aircraft seating, with a worldwide customer base with an increasing and expanding market share and product portfolio. Join our specialist support team and be part of the best of advanced manufacturing capability in Northern Ireland, as we work towards achieving our goal of becoming the number one supplier of Business and First-Class aircraft seating products.

It’s an exciting time to join our business as we implement our 5-year growth plan and as such, we are hiring for a Configuration Co-ordinator will assist in the release of EBOMs from the Engineering Team and the creation of MBOMs within the company MRP system for all design projects.

The successful candidate will be required to support on the following tasks:

  • Work within the CM team and Value Streams to ensure the timely review and release of Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) and associated Engineering drawings.
  • Creation and maintenance of the Manufacturing Bills of Materials (MBOMs) on 123 Insight.
  • Checking the accuracy of Engineering Bills of Material (EBOMs) created in Enovia against the MBOMs created in 123.
  • Update of Works Orders based on approved engineering change.
  • Attendance at Technical Review Board (TRB) and Change Control Board (CCB) meetings to assist in the approval of Engineering Changes.
  • Maintain a Trim Code database for each seat project.
  • Review and release of Engineering Drawings in both SmartTeam (CATIA V5) and Enovia (CATIA V6).
  • Process Engineering Query Notes (EQNs) from Production.
  • Assist in the creation and tracking of Change Requests for both Airbus and Boeing products which are in service.
  • On occasion applicants may be required to provide support in Thompson Engineering offices across all sites.

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. The successful job holder will be expected to perform varying tasks as required by their line manager & the overall objectives of the organisation.

In addition to an exciting progressive career with our global organisation, you can expect a lucrative salary, pension, generous 33 days holiday entitlement and continuing professional development opportunities as we continue our commitment towards investing in our staff for the future.


  • Experience in an Engineering/Production environment
  • IT skills especially an excellent understanding of MS Office Suite.
  • Good communication skills and confidence in dealing with a wide range of people from various departments.
  • Experience in PLM / MRP systems (Desirable)
  • Previous experience within the Aerospace industry (Desirable)

Click "apply" or contact our HR team; to hear more about the position.

Thompson Aero Seating reserve the right to enhance criteria in order to facilitate the shortlisting process.  It is therefore essential that your application contains full concise information and evidence relevant to the position. 

Thompson Aero Seating is an equal opportunities employer.

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