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Vacancy Details

Test Operations Manager - REF No. EB4976

Industry Sector: Engineering - Automotive
Location: Basildon, Essex, England

Salary: from £50000 to £55000 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Nick Hawkins

Job Summary

The Test Operations Manager will also support creation and maintenance of all quality health & safety documentation across the facility, manage staff and facilities to leverage maximum output at lowest cost as well as create a responsive and flexible work environment with high levels of client and employee satisfaction.

Detailed Job Description

EB4976: Test Operations Manager

Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 plus Benefits

Location: Basildon, Essex

Position: Permanent

An exciting requirement for a Test Operations Manager has arisen to work with a world class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise

This Client is looking to employ a Test Operations Manager to promote and introduce as appropriate standard processes and best practice across all of test operations and ensure delivery on-time in full to client.

The Test Operations Manager will also support creation and maintenance of all quality health & safety documentation across the facility, manage staff and facilities to leverage maximum output at lowest cost as well as create a responsive and flexible work environment with high levels of client and employee satisfaction.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* To manage day to day activities of test operations within the area designated

* Ensure timely delivery of Customer projects at highest level of quality

* Manage staff to ensure maximum utilisation of resource and capacity of equipment

* Support development & implementation of technical capability roadmaps

* Identify capital needs and input as necessary to business case

* Ensure best working practices are followed and create a world class test environment for our customers and employees

* To provide analysis of KPI data and agree and where appropriate lead improvement activities.

* To provide data and support as needed for budget preparation and monthly reporting

* To be a part of test ops team inputting into development future direction and strategy

* Delivering cost reduction and quality improvement activity on an ongoing basis

* Take full responsibility for H&S and Quality within their areas of responsibility utilising the services of the support team to ensure compliance and delivery to the agreed standards

* Ensure Customer journey complies with Mira best practice

* Coach and Mentor potential successors for the role

Skills & Experience:

Essential

* Minimum 5 Years managing at a senior level with day to day operational experience in a complex environment.
* Have managed directly or been responsible for the areas reporting to the role
* Strong Leadership skills

* Ability to work and thrive in a Matrix Organisation

Preferred

* Preferably from a test background but not essential
* Must have good demonstrated leadership skills
* Able to manage in a cross functional organisation and demonstrate good negotiating skills
* Be able to demonstrate clearly delivery of significant improved performance in past roles

* Good people management and motivational skills

Qualifications:

Essential

* Degree Educated with good leadership skills

Preferred

* MBA, MSc, Degree in a business studies or engineering discipline. Maybe further professional qualifications

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.


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*CVs MUST be named in the format "YOUR NAME - CV.doc" and be in either Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), Rich Text (.rft) or Plain Text (.txt) formats. PDF files are not accepted. Submitted files should also be less than 1MB in size.

 

CVs submitted NOT in the format above may not be received or processed correctly.



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