Quality Assurance Consultancy on EPS-SG (f/m) Ref. 2017_108

Recruiter
Location
Darmstadt, Hessen (DE)
Salary
according to experience and qualification
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
07 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

For our customer "Eumetsat" in the space industry we are looking for a suitable candidate on the base fulltime (AÜG) for at least 24 months (extendable) , extendable  for the location Darmstadt, Germany starting in April 2017 for the position:  

Quality Assurance Consultancy on EPS-SG (f/m) Ref. 2017_108

Your responsibilities:

Support the EPS-SG Programme & perform QA activities related the EPS-SG Programme in the following areas:

  • System Integration and Validation (SIVV)
  • Operations Preparation
  • Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP)

Implement EUMETSAT QA policies in the assigned areas, in accordance with the Programme specific QA plan for all phases covered by this SoW and the relevant contract, more specifically:

  • Implement the EPS-SG QA plan for the management of the activities in the assigned area of responsibility, and propose updates as appropriater
  • Define and maintain QA procedures for Phase C/D, in the assigned area of responsibility
  • Ensure the correct implementation of the relevant processes in the assigned area of responsibility
  • Ensure that the baseline definition of the System Requirement Document (including management of Change Requests, Change Proposals, Requests for Waiver / Deviation, preparation of Change Control Board meetings, etc.) is properly defined and controlled in its evolutions
  • Organise and support the Anomalies Review Boards (ARB) and Non-conformances Review Boards (NRB)
  • Analyse and report to the QA LEO Manager on QA critical issues, proposing and following up preventive and recovery actions
  • Provide QA consultancy for the Risk Management activities in line with the EPS-SG Risk Management Plan and PRD arrangements, organising risk sessions, maintaining the Risk Register in the assigned area of responsibility, following up associated actions and proposing updates to the Risk Management Plan as necessary
  • Support the definition and regular monitoring of established metrics on the main processes within the assigned area of responsibility
  • Follow the activities in the assigned area of responsibility liaising with the LEOP suppliers’ QA office, agreeing QA processes, reviewing QA aspects of deliveries, attending progress meetings as relevant and identifying areas of concern pertaining to QA
  • Review (and contribute to as required), from a QA perspective, the documents produced by EUMETSAT contractors and by the EUMETSAT EPS-SG team
  • Organise project reviews related to the EPS-SG in the assigned area of responsibility according to the prescribed processes, also acting as Review Secretary as required
  • Support QA audits & provide QA consultancy for the implementation of Configuration Management processes 

 

Your skills:

  • At least a university degree; specific technical knowledge in the areas mentioned below will be an asset
  • Experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks autonomously and without supervision is required
  • At least 5 years working experience in space systems activities, with focus on the following areas:
  • System Integration and Validation (SIVV)
  • Operations Preparation
  • Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP) and shall have at least 3 years of continuous experience in project QA positions
  • Good knowledge of ISO & ECSS standards
  • Sound hands-on experience in QA processes definition, implementation, monitoring and control
  • Sound hands-on experience in risks management and lessons learned processes
  • Sound experience in a rational application of international quality standards
  • Sound hands-on experience in managing, reporting and following-up of procured items
  • Knowledge of project management and project planning, including the ability to identify and report on critical paths
  • Knowledge of requirements management tools, e.g. DOORS
  • Ability to draft management reports and executive summaries in English
  • Sound hands-on experience of working on collaborative programmes between different partners
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Microsoft Access)
  • Good interpersonal skills, including mediation skills
  • Very good attitude to team working
  • Willingness to travel, mainly within Europe
  • Fluent in English, French would be a plus

 

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