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Saab Global

Production Test Lead

Tampere, Finland
Closing date: 15 October 2023

Saab Sensor Technology Center in Tampere is part of Surveillance organization unit at Saab. The R&D teams are developing extremely complex and innovative electronic warfare sensor systems, motivated by a clear target: to keep people safe. We're seeking a Production Test Lead with hands-on development expertise to join our team and collaborate on creating best-in-class production test systems.

Your role

As a Production Test Lead at Saab Sensor Technology Center, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the quality and performance of our cutting-edge products. Your role will encompass a wide range of responsibilities, from managing instrument calibrations to driving the evolution of our testing capabilities. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in shaping the future of our production testing processes.

What do we expect you to bring to the table?

As our Production Test Lead, you will be responsible for building our production testing capability and taking full ownership of the entire production testing process over its entire lifecycle. You will be responsible for calibrating production test rigs and measuring equipment, coordinating technical upgrades of test rigs in collaboration with product development projects, and ensuring that there is sufficient measurement device capacity in production. In cases of deficiencies and areas for improvement, you will ensure that investments are initiated in a timely manner to guarantee the timely delivery of customer orders.

You have a technical background in RF and the ability to support RF measurement solutions related to production during the product development phase. You seamlessly track measurement information generated by production test systems, monitor defined KPI values for production, and report to the product development team in cases of ambiguity or problems. As part of your daily tasks, you will also be responsible for training the production test team and providing technical support to production quality engineers in supplier quality-related issues. However, in addition to technical skills, you are a person who fits seamlessly into our team, and that's what matters most.

If you are ready to join us in building world-class production, with a particular focus on creating an exceptional production testing environment from the scratch, let us hear from you.

What you will be part of?

Our development projects offer a wide range of interesting opportunities to grow and challenge yourself within different phases in product development cycle, from specification to laboratory and qualification testing. In addition to interesting projects and learning by doing, Saab offers various trainings and learning paths to help you build your competence and career.

Your work place will be at Saab Sensor Technology Center in Tampere downtown in newly renovated premises. Since Saab is a global company, this role requires fluent communication with colleagues abroad, and may require some travelling (mainly short visits to Sweden occasionally).

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

Would you like to know more about the life at Saab and the benefits of joining us?  Check out the Saab People Philosophy.


Take your chance to build your future career at Saab by submitting your CV and application via Saab Careers already now! Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

In this job, some of your tasks have a connection to defense secrecy. Therefore, a drug test and approved security clearance in accordance with the Finnish Security Clearance act 726/2014 is required for the selected applicant.