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Danaher Corporation Development QA Manager in St. Ives, United Kingdom

Development QA Manager

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Linx is renowned globally for Coding and Marking solutions. Manufacturing industries across the world benefit from our expertise in batch and date coding of products and packaging. As a key player in CIJ, laser and LCM industries, we hold a significant and growing worldwide market share, achieved by continuing emphasis on engineering excellence and best in class products, outstanding marketing, customer service and professional management.

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We empower creativity and unconventional thinking to help us uncover breakthrough solutions and accelerate the pace of innovation. We believe with conviction that diversity helps us uncover more powerful customer insights and ultimately creates a competitive advantage in the markets we serve.

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The Development QA Manager is an outstanding opportunity to

Lead the Linx Development QA & Hardware Test team in all aspects of personal and product development. We are looking for an outstanding leader to manage and develop the team, both technically and professionally, who has ambition and self-motivation to make in impact in our organization. There would be focus on developing and verifying high quality, reliable products that conform to the multitude of worldwide regulations.

This offer is for a high potential candidate and will offer opportunities for fast career growth in our organization.

In this role, the Development and Test Manager will work across Linx to develop and maintain the next generation of printers. Working with the Senior Hardware Engineering Manager in Linx, St Ives, this is a great opportunity to use your industrial design and verification experience, win with a great team and build relationships across the diverse Engineering departments. This includes daily interactions with R&D Director, Electronics, Software and Mechanical design teams, Program managers and Manufacturing engineers.

This position is for an Experienced Engineering Manager, who is proficient in product development and verification for industrial sectors, and wants to engage, nurture, and grow talent within their team. Initially this role will be responsible for two System Development engineers and four Technicians whose responsibilities include both the development of Linx branded Marking and Coding Printing equipment as well as maintenance of line related activities, with an expectation this will change as you progress. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative environment, where support and encouragement are provided to grow and develop.

Your responsibilities as a Development QA Engineering Manager at Linx, include:

  • Leading and motivating the Hardware Development and Test team, implementing, and driving critical thinking, demonstrating, and developing technical competence with speed.

  • Responsibility for the accelerated product development and verification of new printer products from prototype bread board systems through to final production. These robust systems include integration with sophisticated software, mechanical, electronics and fluid systems to meet our customers’ high expectations.

  • Developing, leading, and enhancing quality driven strategy and processes, such as DFSS (design for Six Sigma), DFR (Design for Reliability), FMEAs (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis), Design reviews and implementing a robust product verification and validation program, to ensure successful on time product launches.

  • Working across departments from a development and verification perspective, developing rapport and engagement, whilst meeting agreed outcomes including quality, performance, time to market, sustainment and overall product cost.

  • Continuously improves systems and processes across the business in conjunction with the wider team, developing new technologies and standard toolsets (FMEA, standardised test plans, FRACAS) to help reduce design time, right first time, whilst also bringing new insights and engagement to Linx.

  • Technical specialist on all product development and verification matters, including responsibility for the regulatory requirements and compliance for machine safety in a global market, whilst ensuring and maintaining a professional and safe working environment.

We are looking for a professional who is:

  • Motivated, upbeat, and continually seeking to improve team and personal performance.

  • Curious, with a genuine interest in engineering with an inquiring mind that enjoys pro-actively tackling and solving problems.

  • Self-disciplined to implement standard processes covering design, review, verification, and risk management.

  • A great hands-on leader, who motivates their team to follow because of their leadership style and maintains consistently high standards and unwavering ethics.

  • Creative with a good balance of risk, priority management, cadence and pace.

  • Collaborative individual able to work with different people, companies, and processes.

Your Education and/or Background Experience will include:

  • Honors Degree in Engineering or time-served experience in a relevant industry

  • Working in and leading a multidisciplinary development and test team to develop industrial components and products, within an Engineering department of a commercial company for at least 10 years.

  • Knowledge on topics covering software, electronics, and mechanical engineering, including sophisticated system integration requiring analytical skills and great problem-solving ability.

  • Expert use of DFSS, DFR, FMEAs, Design reviews and other quality processes to ensure product reliability and quality.

  • Familiar with the safety and regulatory requirements of placing an electro/mechanical product on the worldwide market.

  • Experience with CIJ, CAD, Modelling, 3D Printing, software scripting a distinct advantage.

Our offer

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and teamwork is very important.

It's a fast-paced environment, a consultative role, where you will get to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals.

You will operate in a leading global company, with a Manager who cares about you, your strengths

and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself.

At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates. Listen to our voices: https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/our-difference

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When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.