Quality Assurance Lead – Manufacturing

Quality in space and time – support and drive QA activities in Manufacturing, and set the standards of GomSpace’s QA activities in the years to come.

The company

GomSpace is a globally leading designer, integrator and manufacturer of high-end nanosatellites for customers in the academic, government and commercial markets. GomSpace’s positions of strength include systems integration, nanosatellite subsystems and advanced miniaturised radio technology. Its international team is devoted to understanding customer’s requirements and deliver flawlessly.

GomSpace is listed in Stockholm (GOMX), headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark and has a subsidiary, NanoSpace in Sweden plus recently established offices in the US and in Singapore.

GomSpace have more than 200 employees and service customers in more than 50 countries.

Read more about GomSpace here.

Due to increased sales, GomSpace is heavily increasing its activities within satellite manufacturing. To support the business, GomSpace is now looking for a QA Lead who can drive all aspects of Q activities related to manufacturing.

The job

With reference to the Process and Quality Manager you will work directly with the managers of the four Manufacturing departments, Subsystem Production, AIV (Assembly, Integration & Verification), Manufacturing Engineering and Procurement, in order to drive and support all Quality related activities within the business unit.

The QA organization is still under formation, so your tasks will cover all elements from hands-on activities to QA-strategy development. The very purpose is to integrate a Q-mindset in all aspects of manufacturing activities, processes and employees thus improving the overall QA maturity level in GomSpace.

You will be a main contributor to this journey and be responsible for the design and implementation of the management system within manufacturing. Specifically, this includes:

  • Plan and perform quality activities from completion of design to final inspection.
  • Actively support the development of the AIV area.
  • Further develop the Gomspace Management System with focus on Manufacturing.
  • Perform Management system improvements.
  • Establish and perform Management system training.
  • Auditing internally and externally.
  • Set the right KPI’s and management of these.
  • Participate in the QA forum.

The job will be performed in close co-operation with the team leaders in Manufacturing, the technical staff and supported by the QA colleagues.

Your profile

We expect you to hold a relevant engineering degree and have significant industrial QA-experience related to projects and product development. Specifically, you have solid experience with ISO 9001 and/or AS 9100.

You are fluent in English and probably also Danish.

On a personal level you have two prime forces:

  • First, you are dedicated to support the development of a young ambitious organization.
  • Second, you are highly motivated by working in an environment which is both dynamic and unmatured when it comes to QA processes and where there are great opportunities to make a real difference.

Moreover:

  • You thrive in the position as a hands-on person, that on the same time can participate in designing the Quality strategy in cooperation with your QA colleagues.
  • You focus on identifying solutions.
  • You always look for, and accept, significant challenges.
  • You possess the delicate balance of being pushy and persistent on the one hand, and empathic and supporting on the other.
  • You are an excellent communicator and you get along in the organization.

You are offered

You will have the opportunity to become part of an internationally oriented and dedicated team aiming at providing exceptional Nanosatellite solutions to customers in the global market and your effort will make a difference to society in the future.

You will join a culture where you are expected to contribute with dedication, skills and the will to implement the goals. The work culture is informal with transparent communication and an organization built up by multidisciplinary skills and engineering passion.

GomSpace offers employment in a dynamic, growing and internationally oriented company with many challenging and exciting activities. You are offered a renumeration package that meets your qualifications.

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