Mechanical Test Manager (R&D)

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: immediately
  • Location: Maldon
  • Job-ID: R4354

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 4,500 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to take responsibility and help to make a difference in an experienced international company? Exciting tasks combined with a positive and affirmative working environment await you at Eppendorf. You are also motivated by technical challenges? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Work closely with Project Managers and R&D 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 always.
  • Plan in advance the test workload, identify risks and opportunities of improvement of the testing through different techniques.
  • Analise 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 to meet corporate and ISO 9001 compliance.
  • Delivery of up to date test progress report.

Your expertise

  • Degree (diploma / master's) in mechanical, electric or electronics engineering.
  • Proven track of record as a test manager, managing test teams, executing and troubleshooting test, test analyses and reporting.
  • 6 Sigma Certification is 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.

Your benefits at Eppendorf

  • Working for an international company renowned for its scientific products
  • Opportunity to career progress within a fast pace growing business
  • Drive innovation and collaboration into Eppendorf Research & Development organization
  • 25 days Holiday
  • 5% Employer Pension contribution.
  • Unlimited training opportunities.
  • On-site parking
  • Flexible working
  • Free Employee Welfare services and Social events.

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to be in an environment in which you can work in a team in a collaborative and respectful manner? At Eppendorf you will be working, together with your team, on products that really make a difference. You are also motivated by practical work? Then apply now!

This position is office-based.

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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