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Quality and Test Support manager, Poland

Gdynia, Poland
Closing date: 8 April 2023

Do you engage in the work with quality and improvements with great interest and curiosity?

Do you want to work with advanced safety critical products? Then apply to this challenging and exciting job opportunity!

Your role

As our new Quality and Test Support manager in Gdansk you are responsible to ensure compliance with the quality management system and of the customer and project specific quality and technical requirements. Key for success is managing the balance as a proactive support role, while still maintaining integrity and independence.

The role also involves supporting Quality and Delivery Managers and others team members within the assigned project to deliver the programme on time and on budget. You will report to the Deputy Programme Director Poland.

Travelling including overnight stays in Poland is required. Travelling abroad, mainly within Germany, Denmark and Sweden, is required at least on a monthly basis.

Your profile

To be successful in the role we believe:

  • You are highly self-motivated, structured and have a proactive approach.

  • You have the ability to look at the big picture but also go in depth in analyses and questions.

  • You feel responsible for both smaller and larger tasks.

  • You are comfortable challenging and positively influencing the teams and colleagues that you work with to ensure quality.

  • You have a high level of integrity, are communicative, analytical and enjoy working with improvements.

  • You are a person with high cooperation qualities that can contribute with drive, enthusiasm, ability
    to communicate and high interest in customer collaboration.

  • You have a good understanding and knowledge about polish quality military regulations and standards related to the Quality Assurance area.


  • Technical military background is preferred;

  • Ability to adapt and learn the operation/usage and technical parts of the entire system (SNSS).

  • Professional technical background in the area of EW/SIGINT, Combat System and Combat Management Systems, Communication systems or ship platforms is preferred;

  • Understanding of polish military Technical Publications and Ministry of Defence decisions (especially Decision MON No 447 dated 10.11.2015);

  • Customer and end user interaction;

  • Support managing the contract scope;

  • Technical customer support;

  • Technical Docs flow supervising;

  • Tech Docs coordination;

  • Support to conduct meetings within the agreed collaboration model;

  • Attend customer meetings;

  • Supporting other leading Quality and Delivery Managers

  • Support to manage risks and opportunities

  • Support acceptance process during trials and tests;

Your experiences and skills:

  • Master of Science degree in engineering, quality or equivalent educational or working experience

  • 3-10 years’ work experience, preferably within the quality or improvement area

  • Understanding and practical experience of quality systems and standards such as ISO9001, AQAP 2110 and STANG 4107 publications;

  • Experience from internal and external audit management or Military Quality Assurance will be preferred;

  • Experience from challenging and supporting teams and individuals in the quality or improvement area;

  • Knowledge and experience of tools and methodologies for problem solving, root cause analysis and improvement;

  • Being part of a new shipbuilding process for the Navy in the past is preferred.

  • Experience and/or knowledge in Defence EW, Command & Control, Comms systems is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Polish military standards and regulations is required;

  • Possess a positive and outgoing personality with excellent communication skills.

  • Able to work independently with a strong personal drive.

  • Excellent social skills to build up and maintain interpersonal, business partner and customer relations.

  • Your skillset enables you to plan and coordinate effectively and efficiently to keep focus on priorities and deal with several complex issues simultaneously.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and verbal

What you will be part of

  • Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

  • You will be part of LSI (Lead System Integrator) organisation which is responsible for the Programme Management. The overall purpose with the LSI organization is to manage all aspects of the contract towards the customer with support from the different Saab Business Units

  • Country Office Poland has its main office in Warsaw and has a satellite office in Gdynia. Saab Technologies Poland Sp. z o. o. (STPL), 100% owned by SAAB AB, was established in 2009 and is now recruiting to its new Gdańsk office.

Applications will be assessed continuously. We reserve the right that only selected candidates will be contacted.

This position requires that you will be approved in a security vetting in accordance to ISO:27001.  A Personal Security Clearance (PSC) is required to fulfil the tasks for the role (SECRET/NATO SECRET is preferred). If you don’t have a PSC already, the procedure for PSC application will start shortly after start of your employment.

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