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Test Equipment Manager - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6651 Date Posted: Monday 11 Mar 2024
Test Equipment Manager
Location:                Stevenage
Salary:                    Up to £55,000
Package includes:                 
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking (and gym on-site at Stevenage)
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, a great opportunity has arisen for a Test Equipment Manager who wants to use their knowledge in a system/sub-system management role. The role includes determining the project test equipment (TE) needs, handling the requirements for TE and leading the development through delivery and into service. In this role, you will be the first point of contact for all the project's test equipment and report to the Chief Design Engineer.
The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
Test Equipment Manager Role
You’ll be working on the project TE strategy including commonality, TE quantities and types – leading any TE design trades and overall delivery of the TE from our internal design team. Having a hand in delivering the TE to time, cost and quantity.
The department looks after the test architecture of our systems, specifying and analysing the built-in test, specifying the production testing requirements and running the specification and delivery of the test equipment.
The department consists of 15 people and is targeting growth to 20 this year. They are deployed within individual projects across the full product range and are co-located within that project for the day-to-day work. Being involved with every stage of the product life cycle from concept, through manufacturing and in-service means you will get to see the full breadth of a project!
Test Equipment Manager skills and qualifications required:
Someone who can influence partners across the business with a strive to succeed. Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent with substantial experience in test, electrical or electronic engineering with at least one of the following –
  • Digital electronics and microprocessor systems.
  • Analogue electronics.
  • Electronics testing.
  • Test equipment design.
A good understanding of –
  • Requirements capture
  • Project management and planning
  • Client management
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