Careers: Test Facility Manager

Vacancy Reference: TC0222

Job Title: Test Facility Manager

Employment Status: Full Time Permanent

Reporting To: Operations Director

Salary: £40,000.00 - £55,000.00

Closing Date: 2019-06-28


Napier Turbochargers is going through a dynamic period of organic growth via New Product Introduction (NPI) and product enhancements. This requires the development of the Test Facility in both capability and capacity over the next 3 years. 

Reporting to the Operations Director, the primary responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Operational responsibility for the entire testing facility
  • Accountability for safety, quality, cost and OTD performance
  • Strategic planning for the facility in line with business growth and new product introduction/enhancement programs
  • Development of the continuous improvement culture and practices 
  • Resource management of test engineering staff and direct workers
  • Working in collaboration with the mechanical and application engineering departments


Bachelors degree in Engineering. 


  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in an Engineering environment
  • Previous management and operational experience are vital to this role 
  • Financial acumen and awareness for budgetary setting, control and capital expenditure
  • Experience/appreciation of mechanical and electrical systems
  • Awareness of turbocharger and/or high/medium speed rotating equipment and/or diesel/gas engine operation would be advantageous


  • Excellent planning and organisation skills are required for this role
  • The ability to lead and drive continuous improvement into your area of responsiblity 
  • To develop processes and people within your area of responsibility
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business with a strong understanding for both technical and operational aspects

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