Test Development Manager

Job Reference: WM – 1914

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £Excellent

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Test Development Manager

Responsibilities:

Every day will be different and that’s the beauty of joining our rapidly growing team! As we grow roles will also change and evolve and as a result, we’d expect you to be willing to turn your hand to anything within the manufacturing/operations engineering remit that helps the team deliver its objectives.

  • Establishing, planning, and delivering the technical strategy for manufacturing test of Versius, from a single PCB to a complete surgical system
  • Management of multidisciplined workstreams across Operations to deliver effective and reliable test solutions and improvements
  • Providing direction, mentorship, and guidance to the Test Development Team
  • Having overall responsibility for the quality of test software deployed on the production line and with our suppliers
  • Providing technical oversight and review of all test systems deployed to the production line
  • Establishing key relationships throughout the business to align technical vision and deliver effective test for new products
  • Working closely with the supply chain, production, and quality teams to ensure effective escalation and resolution of technical issues
  • Demonstrating leadership by ensuring communication and actions are focused on the companies’ vision and values
  • Utilising a collaborative and open approach to problem solving and design of test systems within the team and with all stakeholders

About you:

You will have experience of operating at an engineering manager level in a highly regulated manufacturing environment, preferably with experience of ISO 13485 certification and FDA GMP.

An excellent project management track record for on-time and on-budget delivery of manufacturing engineering projects, demonstrating and innovative approach to problem solving, such examples could be:

  • Process development
  • ERP/MES integration
  • Test development and execution
  • Fault diagnosis and rework strategies
  • A proven ability in steering and developing multi-disciplined technical teams (preferably software and electrical) to deliver high quality solutions on time and on budget
  • A flexible and responsive approach with the ability to differentiate and prioritise between multiple conflicting priorities without losing sight of long-term strategic objectives
  • A good degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience combined with a successful track record of manufacturing/development in a high-tech, low to mid volume, high quality environment – you should know what excellence looks like and how to get there
  • If you don’t have direct experience of test development for a medical device, you may have worked in an equivalently regulated industry such as automotive or aerospace.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, If you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK