Production Test Operations Manager

Test Operations Manager
Location: Horsham
Salary: Up to c.£70,000 (depending on experience)

Role of Test Operations Manager
A market leading Engineering / Manufacturing company are seeking Test Operations Manager To ensure the test needs of the business are met against cost, quality and delivery targets for both on and off-site testing . Operate existing test infrastructure in the safest and most cost effective way possible. Develop and implement Test Department strategy to support 5 Year Business Plan.

Essential Skills/Knowledge/Experience for Test Operations Manager

  • Demonstrate management experience preferable leading a Test Department or similar

  • BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng level in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or similar

  • Minimum 5 years' experience within a product test or development environment

  • Strong Program Management and organisational skills, a track record of delivering to deadlines

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to drive and motivate a team

  • You will have strong technical, problem solving and communication skills

  • Sound understanding of a Test Departments role in product development projects and developing robust verification and validation plans

  • Hands-on experience of testing in a development / industrial environment, preferably gained in the development of thermal systems

  • Highly proficient in technical communication and the preparation of technical reports

Desirable Skills/Knowledge/Experience for Test Operations Manager

  • Experience of working with systems level testing of thermos / electrical systems

  • Good understanding of control strategies

  • Extensive experience of operating and programming test automation systems

  • Demonstrable practical application of a wide range of test technologies, including sensor technology, actuators, thermometry and system communications

  • Skilled in formal problem-solving methodologies

  • Solid understanding of chemical and thermodynamic processes

  • Experience of gas composition analysis techniques

  • Led the creation of HAZOPs and Risk Assessments