Mechanical Test Manager


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£40,000 to £50,000
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Test Manager (R&D)

Location: CM9 5FA, Maldon, Essex

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent. The position is 40 hours per week and office based

Eppendorf CryoTech is a leading life science company that designs & develops ultra low temperature freezers for liquid handling in laboratories worldwide.

We are currently looking for an experienced Test Manager to join our team in Maldon.

About the role:

  • Work closely with Project Managers and Engineers, as well a variety of business stakeholders to ensure expectations (scope, data quality and delivery time) of testing can be achieved
  • Effective management of the testing demands and progress in the test team by also ensuring business requirements are meet at all times
  • Plan in advance the test workload, identify risks and opportunities of improvement of the testing through different techniques
  • Analyse and approve test results and reports accordingly
  • Deploy and manage test engineers to the success of every single project
  • Manage inventory of tools, equipment and test freezers in order to meet corporate and ISO 9001 compliance
  • Delivery of up to date test progress report
  • Any other duties as required by the business

About you

Education & Qualifications:

  • Degree/diploma/masters in Mechanical, Electrical or Electronics Engineering
  • Significant experience on Test and People management
  • 6 Sigma Certification (desirable)

Professional competencies, special knowledge:

  • Proven track of record as Test manager, managing Test teams, executing and troubleshooting test, test analyses and reporting

Personal Skills:

  • Possess R&D capability to drive forward new ideas, demonstrate successful links with research centres, academia and other external partners
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving approach
  • Ownership and ability to provide necessary focus and priority on projects
  • Highly collaborative approach, "Hands on", team orientated and able to work across different departments and cross-functionally
  • Outstanding communication, both verbal and written
  • Capacity to capture and develop over end-user requirements
  • Comfortable working under time constraints to meet agreed deadlines

Why join us

  • 25 days Holiday
  • 5% Employer Pension contribution
  • Unlimited training opportunities
  • On-site parking
  • Flexible working
  • Free Employee Welfare services and Social events

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Senior Test Engineer, Service Technician, Installation Technician, Repairs Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, M&E, Mechanical Technician, Electrical Technician may also be considered for this role.

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