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Product Assurance Manager

Spire

Spire

Product
Glasgow, UK
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

We improve life on Earth with data from space.

Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

As Product Assurance Manager in Spire you will be responsible for driving product quality to meet the necessary standards. As we develop in this area you will have the opportunity to shape the PA processes and practices.

The incumbent will ensure the implementation of all Product Assurance tasks on institutional projects for the assigned perimeter (project or sub-system), and as such she/he will:

  • Ensure the compliance to project requirements or, as applicable, that deviations are duly documented and justified.
  • Set the PA strategy and process implementation for Spire
  • Ensure that project activities are carried out in compliance to Company Quality Management System, applicable Standards and Regulations
  • Establish and maintain appropriate interface with the Customer Quality representative, for all relevant PA matters.
  • Drive and own the definition of reliability, dependability & safety analysis requirements drawn from the customer specification
  • Interface with Project Management team for all relevant PA matters.
  • Establish the Project PA Plan (if applicable) in accordance with the PA requirements and ensure that it is correctly implemented throughout the Project.
  • Ensure Non-Conformities are managed according to applicable requirements and processes internally and within suppliers, ensuring proper visibility to the Customer.
  • Coordinate the activities of the Project Quality team, ensuring that the PA Plan is correctly flowed down at all levels, internally and towards external suppliers.
  • Prepare selected Quality documents under her/his responsibility, and verify/approve other project Quality documents.
  • Ensure a proper reporting of Quality aspects towards the Customer, the PMO and the management.
  • Control technology validations and hardware and component qualification according to the Development Plan.
  • Ensure the participation to (internal and Customer) Project meetings and reviews as relevant, providing Quality contribution whenever necessary.
  • Ensure that lessons learnt are formalized, capitalized & promoted.
  • Ensure that all Risk Management processes are well executed and provide proactive contributions.
  • Ensure that continuous improvement processes are in place and implemented.

Main Interfaces:

  • Spire Program Manager and PMO team
  • Spire
  • Customer PA Manager and Project team
  • QA representatives of suppliers and partners, as applicable

Required Experiences and Skills

  • 5 years’ experience in the Space Domain
  • 7 years in Quality (preferably as Project / Product PA)
  • Knowledge of ECSS
  • Fluency in English
  • Very good communication and negotiation skills
  • Capability to effectively coordinate and delegate
  • Proactivity, open-mindedness

Spire operates a hybrid work model, and this position will require you to work a minimum of three days per week in office.

Access to US export controlled software and/or technology may be required. #LI-DC1

Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

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