Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Llay Wrexham has an exciting opportunity for a Configuration engineer

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 39 hours per week.
  • Job location: Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

To support all Magellan sites in the configuration management and data control. Maintaining the Bills of Material and change management supporting a manufacturing and assembly rate that is in fluctuation and aligned to full rate production in the various company ERP systems. Participate in Change Control Boards and Technical Review Boards to identify change requirements and associated impacts. Manage the ‘As Maintained’ Bills of Material and associated changes to enable accurate and reliable information transfer to the various programs and in support of customer demands.

Perks and Benefits

  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Business performance related bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Perkbox - includes monthly treats and discounts from selected restaurants, cinemas, shops etc
  • Long Service Awards
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Is the point of contact for all technical input into the ERP system.
  2. Responsible for establishing feasible solutions to design and engineering problems where precedence does not exist
  3. Ensures all aspects of the contract review are adhered to in order to support customer expectations.
  4. Responsible for the generation and maintenance of shop floor documentation.
  5. Help and Advise Engineering Colleagues with engineering queries and changes through the works query note process.
  6. Assist Engineering colleagues with the development of new parts and product introduction through data evaluation.
  7. Manages electronic data transfer and data management between Magellan, Customers and suppliers.
  8. Ensures all standards and procedures are adhered to.
  9. Assists the first article proving of all data and support documentation in a production environment
  10. Liaise with external customers and suppliers to develop best practices in line with product requirements.

Position Requirements


  • HNC/HND or higher


  • Min 5 years of production and Engineering experience in an Aerospace environment.
  • Use of ERP systems. (SAP desirable)
  • Experience of creation and maintenance of routings and BoMs.
  • Experience of configuration and change management

Key Competencies:

  • Knowledge of GD&T techniques
  • Must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of company systems.
  • Sound knowledge of multi-discipline engineering practices, processes and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of Multi-discipline Engineering fundamental
  • Creation and maintenance of bills of materials
  • Creation and maintenance of manufacturing Routings and process flows.
  • Exceptional attention to detail is paramount for the successful execution of this role.
  • Sound knowledge of aerospace materials, treatments and standard hardware.

Other skills/Abilities


  • CAD Experience. (Catia V5 Desirable)
  • Good practical co-ordination skills. (Company Test)
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. (Company Test)


  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Ability to work as a team and individual.
  • Ability to react and support to operational requirements.

Personal Attributes:

  • Confident with technical decisions
  • Can interact and work with multi-disciplined team
  • Confident in explaining and presenting any issues or errors to multi functional departments

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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