Laboratories and Validation Manager

Location
Havant, Hampshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Sector
Manufacturing

How many lives have you saved today?

Laboratories and Validation Manager

About Us

We’ve been designing and manufacturing products that save lives for over 35 years.  Our team members are passionate, driven and up for a challenge.  If you’ve got the ambition to make a difference, then read on!

A Day in the Life Of

  • Define the priorities for the week ahead for you and your team.
  • Run a brainstorming session with your team to create an action plan for improving test processes
  • Mentor and provide the benefit of your experience and support to less experienced engineers/technicians.
  • Create, develop and execute pre-compliance test plans for future technology products on existing or coming soon worldwide standards
  • Monitor data streams from multi-skilled laboratory environments providing valuable feedback to the design and operational departments
  • Be the gatekeeper for all major approvals in a test bias for a global company
  • Develop with your team, and help them to pick up new skills & expertise.
  • Peer review all test data from both internal and external sources with colleagues.
  • Think on your feet to find solutions to problems before they impact any project.
  • Review work with your team to ensure the deliverables have been met.
  • Work with global approval bodies providing correct data and expertise

About You

  • You’re a problem-solver who loves finding creative solutions.
  • You’re considerate, compassionate and used to dealing with people, negotiating & persuading to achieve your goals.
  • You take a hands-on approach to learning new test methods developed in international standards
  • You have a high level of integrity and will always do the right thing in a pressured situation
  • If you start something, you need to see it through to completion.
  • You get it done even when this takes you in an unexpected direction.

Bonus Points for Experience with:

  • EMC standards & troubleshooting
  • Worldwide Fire Product Standards (EN54/UL/ULC/CCCf/VdS)
  • Training a multi-disciplined engineering team

Your Ideal Job

If you’re looking for:

  • An interesting role where no two days are the same
  • The opportunity to work with smart people from many different disciplines
  • A vibrant company culture where positive changes are being brought in every day
  • A strong management structure where directors listen to and support their employees
  • A positive inclusive atmosphere and a team who are committed to supporting one another   …then this might be the job for you.