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Certification Engineering Manager

Job Title: Certification Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J909691_1634644853
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email: Hannah.Williams@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: October 19, 2021 13:00

Job Description

Role: - Certification Engineering Manager

Location: - Surrey

Salary: - Highly competitive

Type: - Permanent

Hours: - Monday to Friday 9-5pm

Benefits: - 5% discretionary bonus, 5% pension input

Russell-Taylor Group have a fantastic opportunity for a strong people manager to join a global testing company in Surrey. The ideal candidate must have strong people management experience and have worked to ISO 17065. The role will involve providing product evaluation, ensuring client satisfaction, and helping the business achieve its targets.

Responsibilities

  • People manage a certification team of 13-14 individuals and provide training to staff that need it.
  • Provide profit and loss support to stakeholders as well as forecasting for certification activities
  • Ensure that KPIs within team are hit and monitor and evaluate these targets
  • Ensure accredited schemes are kept up to date
  • Represent the company during internal and external quality assessments.
  • Recommend the issue, re-issue, or withdrawal of certificates
  • Proactively identify new and/or modified product standards
  • Represent the clients interests with external bodies
  • Liaises with the global VP certification and ensure that developments are consistent throughout the business
  • Ensure that UKAS accreditation is maintained
  • Provide performance reviews
  • Work in line with various teams within the business (lab managers, external accreditors, directors)

The Person

  • Previous experience of people management is essential
  • Working knowledge of ISO 17065
  • Understanding of certification schemes
  • Strong understanding of customer and market requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to shift priorities when required
  • Understanding of P&L
  • Commercial acumen
  • Understand compliance & regulatory standards
  • Ability to handle difficult conversations

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