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Product Assurance Manager - Institutional Project

Job ID: R0135799 Location: Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Regular Employment, Full time
Thales people architect and deliver satellite-based systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planet's resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system.

1 - Position : Project PA Manager – Institutional

2 - Location: Turin – Italy

3 - Job  Description:

The incumbent represents the Customer within an Institutional Project for all Quality related matters, and as such she/he will

  • Establish and maintain appropriate interface with the Customer Quality representative, for all relevant PA matters
  • Ensure that Project PA activities are carried out in compliance to Company Quality Management System, Standards and Regulations, and Contract Requirements
  • Represent the privileged interface for the Project Management team for all relevant PA matters
  • Establish the Project PA Plan (if applicable), in accordance to the PA requirements, and ensure that it is correctly implemented throughout the Project
  • 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 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
  • Monitor the expenditures of the Quality team on the Project, and highlight / discuss discrepancies with the Quality team and the PM as necessary
  • Ensure that lessons learnt are formalized, capitalized & promoted
  • Exercise the duty of alerts and the right of vetoes according to existing processes
  • Ensure that all Risk Management processes are well executed, and provide proactive contributions
  • Ensure that continuous improvement processes are in place and implemented
  • Ensure that all processes related to NC’s management are in place and implemented, internally, within suppliers and towards the Customer

4 - Main Interfaces:

  • TAS Project Manager and PMO team
  • Customer PA Manager and Project team 
  • Q representatives of suppliers and partners, as applicable

5 - Required Experiences and Skills

  • 10 years’ experience in the Space Domain
  • 5 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

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