Project Test Leader

  • Company: Schneider Electric
  • Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Posted: October 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: 003N4K

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Manage the Test Strategy
- Is responsible to define integration, verification, validation and certification test strategy in collaboration with PDLs and Marketing Leader. Makes the schedule optimization with the certification test plan. Responsible for this on both a Product and System level.
- Leads, writes and optimizes tests plans, including simulation for Verification and Validation process. In many cases not writing the plan but making sure it is written by an expert.
- Collaborates with the certification engineer in order to optimize the certification tests schedule within the entire tests process.
- Defines the test campaign needs in terms of resource and test investments, estimates and submits the global test budget.
-Builds the global test campaign schedule with the core team .
- Proposes with PDL and/or PQL test configuration needs, prototype needs and quantities with management of deviation according to planning versus supply chain maturity.
- Assigns the right labs according to test plan specifications, lab specifications and/or availabilities (for certification, takes into account certification manager recommandations)

Hosts Manage the quality process
- Creates a master test dashboard to follow the test progress, consolidates and reports to the core team information as the completion rate, failure rate, associated risks.
- Participates in the CCB (Change Control Board) to efficiently collect and assign priorities on identified issues-bugs and/or prototyping maturity. Follows and energizes the mitigation plans.
- Advise PDL on tests maturity before each stage gate.
- Ensure the reliable tracability and archiving of samples / tests

Hosts and commits on the Test execution
- Manages and energizes the test activities across geographies to meet the project target (budget, schedule, quality)
-Defines and monitors synchronization between tests and prototype versioning.
-Gathers ,consolidates test labs planning (including simulation & Prototyping synchronisation, test resources distribution between labs).
- Gathers and monitors test internal budgets (from MSTT needs up to TT affectation) and external budgets (expenses).
- Ensure test performance key element deliveries (specification, accessories, test set-up)
- Manages with the labs the sample dysfunction sheets or change request tracking tool (inform them about corrective actions) and implements the recovery tests in the schedule.

Hosts the deliveries
- According to PMP process, provides to the project team the tests documents required for making a decision: (Tests strategy, test plans, tests reports)

- Follows & energizes test reports execution and issuing, from different laboratories in any locations

This job might be for you if:

  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Product and test standard knowledge
  • Test Engineering knowledge
  • PMP process knowledge, product and system set-up
  • Customer user cases knowledge

  • Strong leadership
  • Collaborative attitude
  • Rigorous
  • Impartial
  • Open Minded

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