Quality and Product Assurance Team Lead

Open Cosmos
Porto, Portugal
Added: February 9, 2024
Working for Open Cosmos

Aim high, go beyond!

At Open Cosmos we are solving the world’s biggest challenges from space, providing businesses, governments and researchers access to more readily available information than ever before - ready for the challenge? Then read on…

Working in the Quality Team

The quality team plays a crucial role at Open Cosmos, ensuring that products or services meet specified quality standards and customer expectations. The team implements quality control processes and procedures, and works closely with production, engineering, and other teams to address quality concerns.

What will you be doing?

This is an exciting role that enables you to have a meaningful impact in Open Cosmos. You’ll be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive quality and product assurance strategy across the group that ensures our products or services meet and exceed customer expectations. As the lead of a team of Quality and Product Assurance engineers you will be managing resources, setting goals and defining the growth strategy. Your knowledge will help us identify opportunities for efficiency and quality enhancements across the company and its departments.

Alongside this you’ll be ensuring the Open Cosmos is in compliance with relevant industry standards, regulations, and certifications where applicable whilst supporting Open Cosmos approach to delivery. This is a great opportunity to be a strategic partner and have a deep impact, implementing continuous improvement methodologies, and driving a culture of continuous improvement, accountability, and customer focus within Open Cosmos.

What you need to be successful

At Open Cosmos, we are more interested in what you can do than being dogmatic about your background! We’d love to take a look at your CV even if you’re not sure you tick all the boxes.

You’ll Need

  • You’ll be experienced in a senior quality management role in the space or aerospace industry.
  • You’ll be ready to use your quality management systems, methodologies, and standards while leading an international team across sites.
  • You’ll be comfortable collaborating with other departments such as production, engineering, and customer support to integrate quality considerations into all processes.
  • You´ll have hands-on experience in product assurance of production of complex products in order to deeply understand pitfalls and drive improvements.
  • You´ll have experience in software quality and product assurance.
  • You’ll be passionate for driving cultural change towards a quality-focused culture.
  • You’ll be communicating a lot, so be confident speaking, listening and writing, using your strengths to influence others and challenge where needed.