Jotron is a leading international corporation in the development, production and sale of communication systems and safety equipment for aviation and maritime applications. The head office of the Jotron Group is in Larvik, Norway, with subsidiaries in Oslo, Lithuania, England, the USA, Singapore and China. The Group has approximately 350 employees and an annual turnover of over NOK 750 million.

QA Manager

Jotron is a world-leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech safety communication systems for traveling by sea and by air. On behalf of our subsidiary Jotron SKIPPER, we are looking for an independent and analytical QA Manager who will help us continually improve our processes, measure performance, and ensure implementation and compliance with ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 standards requirements.

Jotron SKIPPER is a leading supplier of hydroacoustic instruments for navigation to offshore, the merchant fleet and the military. Developed and manufactured in Norway, 90% of our products are exported. Jotron SKIPPER currently consists of 30 employees.

As our new QA Manager, you will have the opportunity to work in an international company with highly recognized products. At Jotron, we believe in giving employees opportunities to take responsibility. We experience that trust, knowledge sharing and working together are essential to our successful working relationships. 

We are looking for a committed colleague who wants to be a driving force in the work of continuous improvement related to quality, environment, health & safety, and information security. Jotron Skipper are certified according to ISO 9001 and plan to implement ISO 27001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. The QA Manager will have a crucial role at Jotron SKIPPER and will be an integral member of the corporate quality team in the Jotron Group. The QA Manager reports to the Managing Director at Jotron SKIPPER and will be part of the management team.

 

Tasks/areas of responsibility:

  • Maintenance and further development of the management system according to current ISO standards and customer requirements.
  • Management of improvement projects
  • Responsible for product type approval audits and customer audits
  • Planning and implementation of internal and external audits and supervision
  • Supplier evaluations and audits
  • Support management in HSE risk assessments, participate in safety rounds, and be the contact person for BHT.
  • Handling of non-conformances
  • Training of personnel to ensure that requirements in all standards are met.
  • Take part in developing and building a culture related to safety and quality.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electronics, or other relevant education.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and ISO 27001
  • Advantage with knowledge of laws and regulations for the maritime industry (IMO, SOLAS, MED, MER etc)
  • Experience from manufacturing companies is an advantage
  • Good Norwegian and English skills

 

Personal characteristics

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Analytical with good overview, but also attention to detail.
  • Works structured with high quality
  • Flexible in relation to changes in plans and priorities

 

Why work with us?

  • Interesting and challenging tasks in a professional work environment.
  • Good development opportunities in an established international company
  • Good pension and insurance schemes.
  • Flexible working time
  • Possibility of hybrid working
  • Good working environment focusing on sharing knowledge.

We believe diversity creates value. Thus, we gladly accept applications from candidates with different backgrounds both related to ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age and more.

Applications will be processed continuously. Relevant candidates will be subject to background checks during the recruitment process. Due to regulations from the Civil Aviation Authority to which Jotron SKIPPER AS is subject, the Employee must also provide a background check - aviation (NF-2008) and a police certificate.

Jotron's values are: Precision, enthusiasm and respect. If the job description is interesting and you agree with our values, we would like to hear from you!

Questions regarding the position

Sigurd Paulsen 
Managing Director
+47 92281812
Anne Karin Bjerkestrand 
QA Manager
+47 95239592
 
 

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