Product Assurance Lead

  • Location

    Welwyn Garden City

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £Comp + Bens

  • Contact:

    Georgia-Lee Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    01268 889268

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Product Assurance Lead

£Competitive plus benefits

Welwyn Garden City



There is an open opportunity for a Product Assurance Lead to be an integral part of a programme/systems delivery team within a company at the forefront of innovation in the satellite industry. The Product Assurance Lead is required to provide support to the whole company and its external customers in assure high quality and reliability of products and systems delivered highlighting and assessing risks to schedule and cost to achieve the high assurance level.

As a Product Assurance Lead, you are required:

  • To ensure that for product or system failures appropriate root cause investigation takes place and that corrective and preventive action is planned, tested and implemented
  • To ensure the system design and any associated product manufacturing risk (in terms of quality) is identified, evaluated and mitigated through the demonstration of existing heritage and/or new design validation
  • To provide prompt identification and prioritisation of non-conformances in a product, ensuring corrective action at project and management level
  • Deliver Quality, Product Assurance, Safety and Reliability requirements
  • Establish compliance to Product Assurance and Safety requirements for products/systems,
  • Support the Design, Test and Manufacturing Readiness Reviews within a system lifecycle from a Product Assurance perspective
  • Carry-out FMECA and Reliability/Availability Analysis on systems

As a Product Assurance Lead, you should have the following skills or experience:

  • Degree qualified with demonstrable experience of carrying out product assurance for communications systems which incorporate hardware, firmware, software and configuration data against product engineering standards
  • Experience in developing Product Assurance Plans which cover the complete system lifecycle
  • Proven experience of conducting successful product assurance audits on suppliers
  • Experience in assuring systems from a cyber-security perspective
  • Familiarity with ECSS Product Standards and DEF-STAN standards related to Product Engineering
  • Experience in using product assurance metrics, product quality tools and methodologies
  • Proven ability to understand and develop System FMECAs

This is an excellent opportunity for someone working within Product Assurance who wants to take the next steps to developing a successful career. In return for your hard work, this Hertfordshire based Satellite Communication company will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Pension scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan (not to be confused with private health insurance!)
  • Membership of Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work interest free loan scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank/public hols)

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have experience within Product Assurance and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Product Assurance Lead role, please contact Georgia-Lee Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889268.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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