Our client is a global medical device and diagnostics manufacturer. A fast growing company that drives innovation in diagnostics to create better outcomes for patients.
Reporting to the Head of Product Quality the Product Test Engineering Manager will develop and implement the strategy and processes used to perform reliability and life cycle testing of the product line by setting up a testing lab/department.
The Product Test Engineering Manager will evaluate data applying statistical techniques, areas and subcomponents that show potential signs of failure to determine root causes for product failure and work with Research & Development (R&D) and Product Management on corrective actions. In addition, you will influence new product development with your findings.
Set up a Product Test Engineering and Reliability department
Analyse failures and develop protocols to identify root causes, and establish testing to predict mean time to failure of instruments and key subcomponents
Utilise complaint data to confirm accuracy of the predicted mean time to failure
Work with Quality, R&D and Product management to resolve reliability issues and monitor resulting corrective action
Conduct statistical analysis to interrogate reliability data
Ensure standard deviations are identified and monitoredRequirements/Qualifications:
Ideally degree level education or equivalent practical experience
Testing and reliability experience with some management experience preferred (although this can be flexible)
Knowledge of regulatory requirements associated with medical device products would be an advantage - although experience in other regulated industries considered e.g. pharma, aerospace or automotive etc.
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