Test Engineering Manager

A Safe
Elland, UK
03 Sep 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Who We Are & What We Need

A-SAFE is assembling a world class innovation and development team whose purpose is to find unresolved user pains together with disruptive opportunities and develop innovative product, service and business model solutions.

From our headquarters in West Yorkshire we are revolutionising workplace safety by developing mechanical, electronic and software products and need a Test Engineering Manager to help take us to the next stage of our innovation strategy.

Reporting to the Head of Mechanical & Industrial Design you will be responsible for defining, developing and implementing our test strategy and subsequent processes.

The Mechanical & Industrial Design Team needs an experienced Test Engineering Manager to take ownership of physical / mechanical testing methodology, processes and ultimately, the test results.

How You Can Help Us

Work closely with the Head of Mechanical & Industrial Design to ensure our test strategy closely aligns with the strategic aims of the department and wider company.

Lead and manage a team of engineers and technicians whilst supporting them in creating robust test programmes for a variety of products.

Design and implement a world-class process / framework for physical product testing, ensuring that the data collected can form the basis of future innovation and development initiatives.

Design and develop suitable equipment for physical testing.

Build and develop a team capable of delivering against our strategic and key objectives.

Ensure product testing remains at the heart of our innovation and development process.

Deliver projects on time and on budget, constantly ensuring the quality and technical approach of your team strives to be world-class.

Implement a system for storing all physical test data, making it available to a variety of stakeholders.

Collaborate with simulation test engineers to ensure alignment between physical and simulated test results.

Other Things We Expect You to Do

Ensure your team is adequality resourced

Provide technical leadership

Performance manage your team

Provide technical leadership to the team and wider company

Live and breathe our pioneering culture

Drive internal and external collaboration

Challenge the norm

What We Would Like You to Bring to Our Team

5+ years' experience in a product testing/validation role

Experience in creating processes, frameworks and structures

Confident in technical procedures and documentation, including FEA, FMEA, tolerance stack analysis and mechanical testing

A passion for data - collecting, storing and analysing

Excellent communication skills

Regulatory compliance experience

History of successfully managing people and resources

Experience in developing / creating mechanical test solutions

An appreciation for mechanical engineering and industrial design

A can-do, we can achieve anything mindset

What We Think Success in This Role Looks Like

You will have successfully implemented a process and framework capable of delivering our required test strategy whilst building a highly capable team. Longer term, the data collected from your test strategy will be used to refine and define future innovation and development projects by providing insights and ensuring simulated tests accurately portray their real life equivalents.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE. We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by us from an non approved agency will be treated as a gift and not eligible for any fee

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