Supplier Spotlight

Video Exclusives

VSS Unity spaceplane completes second test flight

Watch Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company's VSS Unity complete its second successful, supersonic, rocket powered test flight to an altitude of 114,500ft and a speed of Mach 1.9.

Click here to watch video

06 June, 2018



Space Launch System - in numbers

Discover how engineers are outfitting the world’s most powerful rocket with sensors, cables and other equipment in this 2:40 video.

Click here to watch video

15 May, 2018



Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket

Watch Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space tourism company Blue Origin successfully launch and land a used rocket and capsule.

Click here to watch video

02 May, 2018



 

To watch more videos, click here

In which decade was the first military drone used?

Recruitment

« back to listing

Mechanical Department Manager

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Department Manager will take on full provide leadership and will take overall responsibility for the Health & Safety of their team and Quality Management, ensuring the services provided to our customers is completed in accordance with company procedures.



Responsibilities:
• Responsibility for ensuring Health and Safety of the team
• Ensuring the Quality Management system is compliant with Element accreditations and client approvals are maintained
• Conduct Quality inspections of the business i.e. calibration, procedure control, close out identified risks in agreed timescales (RED as priority), ensure staff training is up to date on Quality matters
• Providing dynamic, hands-on leadership to the team so to ensure a consistent application of standards and continuous improvement tools
• Delivering exceptional customer service and customer care, positioning the business as a reliable and trusted advisor for the services provided
• Contributing to the production of monthly KPI’s on “On Time Delivery” for the business
• Managing and prioritising workloads to meet customer demands
Supporting the Business Development Manager in identifying & delivering growth
• Support the Business Development Manager with developing the top Sheffield Key Accounts
• Supporting the Operations Manager Sheffield with monthly P&L whilst being accountable for budget control of the business
• Responsible for the technical operation of the business and services are carried out in accordance to documented procedures
• Focusing on technical competence, ensuring that skills mitigation, staff development and succession planning is proactively managed

 

Skills & Qualifications:
• Relevant background/qualifications – e.g. Degree, A level, NVQ etc.
• Supervisory experience gained within a technical service delivery environment
• Previous experience of managing a mechanical testing department
• Knowledge and testing experience of relevant techniques essential - i.e. Tensile, Stress Rupture, Elevated Tensile, Impact, etc.
• A thorough understanding of UKAS & Nadcap Quality Systems and experience in their audit process
• A dynamic leader with excellent communication skills
• Experience with department equipment - i.e. micrometers, calipers etc.
• Ability to work well under pressure with excellent attention to detail

 

TO APPLY CLICK HERE


RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

Marine Dumont, business development manager, Kistler Instruments outlines how innovation in dynamometers is enabling clearer images of Earth from satellites 
Click here to read more

Steve Drake, NDT market manager for Ashtead Technologies, describes how the rapid deployment of the latest borescope equipment to Africa helped a business aviation operator make tough decisions about a grounded aircraft 
Click here to read more

Hardware-in-the-loop systems have helped to reduce flight testing of Saab's latest fighter jet, writes National Instruments in this case study
Click here to read more

An experiment is set to be launched from the International Space Station this month which turns the normal approach to space on its head – instead of putting things into space, this experiment aims to test ways to take things out of space. 
Click here to read more

Ergonomics and human factors is vital in aircraft but can be overlooked during testing and development. Here Nick discusses the latest trends and developments in cockpit design and testing.
Click here to read more


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightClick here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the aerospace testing industry. Want to see your company included? Contact tom.eames@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the aerospace testing community? Good or bad, we'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to anthony.james@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email ben.sampson@ukimediaevents.com