Product Assurance Manager
Bristol, GB
4d ago


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

The Opportunity

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.

The Role

  • 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.
  • Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

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