Aerospace Product Manager

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  • Job Description

      Req#: REF50966U

      Company Description

      SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 93,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

      We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world. Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-in-class. They are at the heart of what we are.

      At SGS, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work and commitment. As part of our team, you would be eligible for:

      • Performance related bonus (discretionary and subject to eligibility criteria)
      • Private medical cover (subject to eligibility criteria)
      • Competitive pension scheme + Life Assurance
      • Generous Annual Leave allowance (increasing with service) plus bank holidays.
      • An additional day off for your birthday
      • Discounted Gym Membership
      • Retailer Discounts
      • Access to electric vehicle leasing scheme (subject to eligibility criteria)
      • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay.
      • Length of Service Awards
      • Christmas Vouchers
      • Health & Wellbeing initiatives

      Job Description

      • Job Title: Aerospace Product Manager
      • Job Type: Permanent
      • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
      • Job Location: Field-based, UK (Remote)
      • Travel: Travel will be required within the UK, you will be eligible for a Company car or car allowance provided
      • Salary: From £62,000 + (Salary is DOE and qualifications)

      As the Aerospace Product Manager, you will oversee and coordinate all aspects associated with maintaining UKAS accreditation for SGS United Kingdom Limited. From conceptualization to execution, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of aerospace contracts on time, within budget, and in accordance with internal and accreditation requirements.

      Main Purpose of Role

      • To ensure SGS United Kingdom Limited maintains and adheres to accreditation requirements
      • To plan and conduct professional management system audits in accordance with SGS procedures to enable delivery of assessment and certification services that meet customer requirements and appropriate accreditation standards.
      • To maintain and further develop procedures and resources for the profitable delivery of aerospace certification.
      • To provide technical expertise, support and training where required to Technical & Accreditation manager, SGS UK aerospace auditors, affiliates and line Manager.
      • To expand the range of products and services delivered in the sector and support sales activities
      • Project management of key clients as required.

      Key Accountabilities

      • Maintain up to date sector knowledge and expertise, and cascade this to other auditing staff.
      • Research, develop and maintain Product procedures, quality plans, briefing notes and guidance notes etc.
      • Develop and deliver training to staff to ensure appropriate staff development and maintenance of competence.
      • Assist Certification Managers to ensure appropriate endorsement of Product Qualification Records for the aerospace standards.
      • Adhere to the accredited office’s responsibilities stated in the supporting office agreements with the relevant affiliates.
      • In conjunction with the Certification managers, to source, manage and train sub-contracted staff to assist in the delivery of certification work in the Product.
      • Seek opportunities to expand client base in conjunction with the Sales Manager and Client Managers.
      • Liaise as necessary with professional bodies and organisations to protect and develop the company's commercial and technical interests in the sector.


      Essential requirements

      • Registered on OASIS as an AEA (Aerospace Experienced Auditor)
      • Experience of managing and leading teams.
      • Experience of working under own initiative and in planning and prioritising workloads.
      • Experience of managing and leading teams.
      • GCSE Mathematics & English Language, or equivalent

      Desirable requirements

      • Demonstrate strong working knowledge and experience of ISO9001 and AS9100 / AS9120 / AS9110
      • Have a varied breadth of industry sector experience, ideally across the Aerospace industry
      • Experience of managing and leading teams.
      • Previous Aerospace Project Management experience is adventageous.
      • Degree, Post Grad Diploma , Msc or equivalent in relevant subject is adventageous

      Additional Information

      APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially, and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.

  • About the company

      SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Our value to society is enabling a better, safer and more interconnected world.