Manager Test Center

Are you ready to take on the challenges in the dynamic bicycle industry with ever-changing product categories? Our high-tech testing facilities are facing exiting challenges, that is why we are looking for an innovative person. If you are the person who wants to set a solid roadmap for the future, then this job is for you. Take this opportunity and become a key player in our progressive organization!

 About the job
Together with your team you set out the roadmap and deploy it into daily operations. In the daily operation the team develops (new) test-setups and test procedures. You and the team ensure that the planning and the quality of the tests will meet the high expectations. You are in close contact with internal and external stakeholders and monitor progress and growth by means of KPI’s and continuous improvement programs. Centralization and synergy within the Accell are essential for optimizing (internal) processes.

Development does not stand still, and you ensure that you keep abreast of developments in testing standards, test fixtures and test procedures and inform the team about them, e.g. ISO 17025.  HSE and calibration are your responsibility and proper documentation is required to meet mandatory requirements.  You ensure that the team is qualified for the work and work instructions and tools are up to date so that all documentation can be properly reviewed within the team (compliance and reliability) and requested by applicants.

You will work closely with the Test Coordinator, Test Engineers, Test Qualification Engineer, project leaders and external labs. Together you form a vital unit. They provide the technical content knowledge, you are a genius when it comes to processes around control, planning and processing such as departmental performance. You motivate knowledge building and effective working methods. You keep a sharp eye on timelines and always strive for improvement. You monitor speed and quality when deadlines need to be met. As one team you stand behind the products and the delivered test reports. 

You are keen on the internal processes and where you see improvement opportunities, you identify these in order to achieve a better process together. You monitor the progress of KPIs and various test requests and intervene where necessary. You maintain good contact with your stakeholders and if things do not come around, you expect adjustments to be made.

Your responsibilities

  • The manager CRT Test Center manages the testing department including financial control;
  • The CRT Test center manager drives ensures the roll-out of the roadmap for the test center;     
  • The CRT Test center manager gives daily leadership to the test center team, organizes regular performance reviews of test center employees and implementation of survey feedback;    
  • The CRT Test center manager manages, implements and monitors KPI's and CTQ's for the test center;
  • The CRT Test center manager is aware of relevant (testing) standards such as (ISO 9001, ISO17025, international test standards);
  • The CRT Test center manager ensures an efficient test handling, best pricing, in/ outsourcing and (internal) stakeholders demands (including NPI);

We believe Cycling moves the world forward!
Accell Group focuses on developing, producing and marketing bicycles, parts and accessories in the middle and upper segment of the market. Cycling incredibly popular and the e-bike is rapidly conquering the world. Accell is growing and there is room to develop, so we want to invest even more in our people. Accell is market leader in Europe with well-known brands such as Batavus, KOGA, Sparta, Haibike, Winora, Raleigh, lapierre, Ghost and Van Nicholas. XLC is our brand for bicycle parts and accessories.
We believe that people have the power to change the world. We keep pushing ourselves to create high-quality, high performance, cutting-edge products driven by the continuous exchange of knowhow and craftmanship.

What do you bring
You describe yourself as an easily approachable person people who knows when to use resources effectively and efficiently while keeping an overview. In addition, we would like to see the following in your profile;

  • You have a graduate degree in, for example, technical business administration.
  • You have several years of experience in a similar position, or you see this role as a great next step in your career;
  • You have good communication skills and assertive when needed;
  • You value quality and work accurately and precisely;
  • You have an affinity for engineering, reliability and testing.

What we offerThe possibility to work partly remote;

  • A good salary appropriate to your knowledge and experience;
  • 28 vacation days based on fulltime employment;
  • Travel allowance;
  • Bonus opportunity’s;
  • Pleasant and informal working atmosphere;
  • Plenty of individual learning and development opportunities;
  • Home working allowance and flexible workhours;
  • Attractive staff discount on bikes and bikes accessories and bike lease arrangement.

Are you curious and would like to know more about this job? Then send an email to Catharinus (CRT Manager) If you have any questions about the application process please contact Willemijn (Corporate Recruiter) You can apply via the button below. 



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Accell GROUP

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The Netherlands

Accell GROUP

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The Netherlands