Product Assurance Manager

Recruiter
MBDA UK
Location
Stevenage
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
23 Sep 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Opportunity
Looking for an experienced Engineer / Manager to manage all aspects of Quality Planning and Product Assurance for a Major Weapon System in the Demonstration (including development trials) and Manufacture phases of the life cycle.
A unique opportunity to network with and gain visibility of a large variety of MBDA’s functions/activities across all sites
This involves working within a customer facing environment, with a dynamic and experienced Project Team.

The Role

- Primary Quality Authority for a major programme, assuring activities comply with BMS process requirements and contractual standards
- Identify risks and critical issues with mitigation solutions with the aim of reducing risk and increasing Customer satisfaction.
- Manage a Quality Network.
- Reporting to Senior Management and the Customer on a regular basis.



What’s in it for you?

- Working as the primarily Quality interface, you will be the “go to” person for any Quality Issues or related topics for both the customer and internal teams.
- The independent voice of the Customer within the project.
- Gain extensive customer facing experience across MBDA Weapon System Product Ranges
- Deploying Quality tools and techniques
- Opportunity to identify improvements to future MBDA products from analysis of end user issues
- Multinational working
- Travel to customer and suppliers across Europe


What’s great about the team?

- You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team responsible for delivering the product through the demonstration cycle into manufacture
- The team are experienced and keen to share their knowledge


What are we looking for?

- Project experience on development phase and industrialization/manufacturing phase
- Operating in a Multi-National Environment
- Broad understanding of the key technologies related to engineering systems
- Good business understanding and able to advice on project decisions
- HND level qualification with experience within Engineering or Quality Assurance
- Ability to work autonomously
- Experience of working within project environment and able to operate effectively as part of project team


What would you get? (Remove for internal only roles)

- Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.


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