Role Title and Location : Product Assurance Manager - Quality Future Systems (Bristol)
Job Ref No : P6796
MBDA Level of role : 5 (dependant on experience - immediate promotion to level 5 is not guaranteed)
Reports to : Quality Manager Future Systems
We are looking for a highly capable Product Assurance Manager to work with the Quality Future Systems Manager to provide Product Assurance (QA) across the project activities of the Future Systems Group within UK to help ensure that MBDA’s hi-
tech weapon systems are developed to the required level of quality.
Primary Quality Authority for Future Systems programme, assuring activities comply with BMS process requirements and contractual standards.
Identify Quality risks and critical issues with mitigation solutions to assure achievement of Project & Quality Requirements
Advise the Commercial & Project Lead of acceptable quality requirements in the preparation of tenders / Contract amendments or in response to customer enquiries
Manage the Quality team to provide quality assurance planning and processes within the Project team. Lead the Project Quality network (internal, supplier, customer for both hardware and software activities.
Manage internal and external customer interfaces to ensure Customer satisfaction
Lead regular Project Quality Assessment and deliver measurements to the project team. Develop & implement appropriate action plans with the project.
What’s in it for you?
You will understand how complex missile systems are designed, proved and delivered
You will have opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects at all stages of the development life cycle
You will be working with talented engineers, managers and quality assurance professionals
You will have considerable autonomy in the conduct of your work
You will gain experience of working with Quality professionals from France, Italy and Germany
What’s great about the team?
Quality Future Systems are a small team, based in 3 countries and based in Bristol in the UK, whose role is to provide independent quality assurance at all stages of development, from initial concept to final qualification.
We support engineers and managers across several functional domains
We are specialists within a wider quality and technical assurance community
What are we looking for?
You are an experienced Quality Assurance / Engineering professional with a good understanding of systems, software and hardware development practices
You have a collaborative but objective approach
You communicate clearly, both orally and in writing
You remain calm under pressure and cope well with unexpected changes
You can work independently and as part of a functional and integrated team, and can plan and prioritise your own work
You can grasp the essentials of a project, process, plan or problem but still work the detail
What would you get?
Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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