Testing Engineering Manager

Testing Engineering Manager

Job Title: Testing Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, E. of England, England
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 896227_1568389167
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 13, 2019 16:39

Job Description

Do you want to join a top manufacturer in the defence sector? My client is looking for an engineering quality professional to join the Product Assurance Engineering UK team. It is responsible for ensuring Test Specs and Verification and Validation activities are carried out within the Design Lifecycle, and to provide professional quality support to the design domain in the UK.

About the role:
*Lead investigations and root cause analysis of product and process non-conformance to support business improvement and improved product quality.
*Ensure the development, maintenance and modification of Engineering processes, procedures and tools in assigned area, in response to quality related issues.
*Carry out a full range of technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of product and process quality.
*Provide expertise and support to cross-functional quality investigations, ensuring appropriate corrective actions are put in place and interface with other Engineering groups with respect to quality investigations, diagnostics, data collection, collation and analysis
*Assist preparation for Product Gate - co-ordinate inputs, review from quality perspective, assist team members to improve input to acceptable standard if deficiencies exist.
*Review missile level quality plans - identify how to create a common seeker quality plan based on minimum change from these documents.
*This plan should identify any deviations from standard working practices that are planned for seeker development.
*Start to consider supplier quality issues - review requirements being provided and responses being offered.
*Production line readiness review - assist with identifying how this will be performed. Identify activities that will be required to ensure they are built into the industrialisation plan.
You will have the following experience:

*Preferably degree educated, or substantial experience in Engineering and Quality Management
*Practitioner of current QA problem solving methods (8D, Six Sigma, DMAIC, etc.
*Significant and demonstrable experience of working in a design environment, preferably electronics or high end complex electronic systems.
*Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
*Knowledge of the Quality Tools and an understanding of non-conformance management using SAP would be an advantage
*Excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
*Highly self-motivated and demonstrate a determination and persistence to deliver results despite obstacles and setbacks.
*Position is based in Stevenage, but will require provision of support to design at other sites.
*Some travel (both UK and international) will be required.

Title: Product Assurance Manager
Competitive £45-55 + bonus + benefits
Location: Stevenage

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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