Product Assurance Manager
Stevenage, GB
5d ago


MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location : Product Assurance Manager - Future Systems, Stevenage

Job Ref No : P7939S

Salary : Up to £55,000 DOE

Reports to : Quality Manager Future Systems

What’s 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.

What will you be doing?

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. Guide the Project Quality network (internal, supplier, customer for both hardware and software activities.

Manage internal and external customer interfaces to ensure Customer satisfaction

  • Guide 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
  • Who and what we are looking for from you?

    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

  • Due to the sensitive nature of certain material, it will be necessary to attain Developed Vetting status. Vetting is carried out by United Kingdom Security Vetting agency, and includes a thorough background check, including criminal and financial history.
  • 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.

    MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

    We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

    Please Note : MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the ability to fulfil the requirements of the role.

    Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process.

    Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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