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Test Manager

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-279829
Location:   Fort Walton Beach, FL
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  January 22, 2019
 
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Job Description:

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Perform diversified tests and troubleshooting of electronic assemblies for production or in support of development programs. Perform assignments by planning schedules and leading projects while managing test personnel to ensure projects are technically sound, on schedule and within cost.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate with test technicians, assembly teams and the production management to ensure quality products and timely deliveries

  • Responsible for On-Time deliveries of all products

  • Work closely with engineering and production management to ensure smooth transitions from development to production               

  • Develop and interpret new test requirements ensuring the proper test equipment and documentation is available to meet specification compliance and to support assembly schedules

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on manufacturing machines and equipment

  • Develop test procedures and assist engineering with developing tests for equipment under development

  • Manage respective personnel and resources to meet on-time production schedules and to coordinate employee actions

  • Train, develop and cross train technicians and other respective employees

  • Train, mentor and teach junior technicians in performing complex diagnosis by working side by side with them until they are able to work on their own

  • Must be at assigned worksite during assigned hours 100% of time; less PTO, FML/STD/LTD

     

    Other Job Functions

  • Perform and manage repair, calibration, and modification of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE)

  • Oversee the calibration program and database for equipment requiring calibration for both internal and external customers and manage the individuals responsible for maintaining the program

  • Analyze and interpret industry trends

  • Assist in the technical bid and proposal process

  • Other duties may be assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

This position is responsible for Test Technician(s), Assembler(s), Repair and Rework Specialist(s) and Service and Rework Administrator(s). 

Experience and Skills:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

Ability to adhere to workplace rules

Ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently

Ability to be self-motivated and work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic work environment

Ability to read, write and develop intelligible drawings, instructions and procedures

Strong and pronounced problem solving and analytical skills

Ability to work with minute parts and demonstrate finger dexterity

Proven working knowledge of advanced test equipment operations and related uses and safeguards

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

HS Diploma or equivalent; electronic technician training or an AS Degree in Electronic Technology preferred

A minimum of 10 years combined experience as an upper level test technician with an emphasis on demonstrating leadership skills within a precision measurement equipment laboratory environment.

Proven depth and experience diagnosing and providing technical solutions for complex problems within products containing RF and digital electronics

Advanced experience with MS Office 

MRP experience a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Production environment

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

Ability to perform repetitive motion (use of arm-hand steadiness, finger dexterity, manual dexterity for small parts assembly, frequent use)

Ability to lift  up to 30 pounds

20/20 vision and color vision with or without corrective lenses

 

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED.

 

A REVIEW OF THIS CLASSIFICATION HAS EXCLUDED THE MARGINAL FUNCTIONS OF THE CLASSIFICATION THAT ARE INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF FUNDAMENTAL JOB JUTIES. ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THIS JOB PROFICIENTLY.   THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THIS DOCUMENT ARE THE MINIMUM LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR ABILITIES


Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Management
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   Any
Level of Education:   Any
Starting Date :   ASAP