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Test Services Scheduler, Rugby, United Kingdom

Rugby, United Kingdom, United Kindgom, United Kingdom

Posted: 8-May-2017

Ref#: 12345704477


Test Services Scheduler
Rugby,United Kingdom


Company Overview

On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions’ innovations, products and services play essential roles in people’s lives. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe. We help people be their best in their moments that matter.

Department Description

Airwave leads the world in delivering mission critical communications services. Great Britain’s emergency services and many public service organisations rely on Airwave to keep them communicating during both day to day operations and especially during unplanned incidents.

Today, we are transforming how they can use some of these tools, taking advantage of tomorrow’s capabilities today, blending technologies to achieve better results.

This role will be within our Airwave Test Services Team based in Rugby, UK.

You will be responsible for managing the Airwave TETRA Reference System and all Airwave test activities.

Airwave, a Motorola Solutions Inc. Company.


Job Description

As our successful Engineering Test Services Scheduler, you will support in the preparation and planning of test activities as well as supporting the validation and verification activities in the Reference System and on the live network.

You will generate and maintain work plans/schedules for resource areas within the test team and will co-ordinate and manage third party booking requests and maintain a forward-looking schedule/calendar of bookings to ensure test resources are efficiently utilised, particularly during times of high profile projects. This will include raising orders after a completed booking to ensure invoices are sent out to suppliers in a timely manner.

You will support the test team with business processes to ensure compliance and adherence to standards and policies. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for monitoring and analysing the teams adherence with test governance processes and polices to ensure compliance to KPIs.

You will act as the initial liaison between the test team members, internal and external customers to plan test resources, personnel, equipment, configuration and schedules. You will determine the adequacy and completeness of booking requests and will ensure appropriate timing of activity and resource allocation is assigned.

You will manage third party booking requests for use of the Reference System to ensure efficient application of all resources and must negotiate on booking slots based on priority and efficient resource deployment.

You will be responsible for ensure the test governance is being applied to projects undergoing test through regular analysis monitoring and tracking.

As our Engineering Test Services Scheduler, you will provide support to the Subject Matter Experts (SME) and Engineering Test Managers (ETM) with lab based and field testing to attain customer acceptance, including conducting tests where appropriate.

You will support the ETMs during test event preparation, planning and customer witness testing, included liaison and hosting customers where appropriate. Interfacing with 3rd party suppliers and partners with regards test request scheduling, alignment of test management, documentation and quality control.

You will manage our Test resource scheduling on a weekly basis, and will communicate and identify conflicts for resolution. Additionally, you will support configuration management and audit activities in the Reference System. Co-managing the test team’s document management area to ensure compliance with audit and standards policies.

Basic Requirements

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including Project
  • Understanding of commercial factors to enable assessment of impacts on the planning and scheduling of all test resources
  • Proven technical problem solving ability
  • Must be willing to travel throughout the UK, sometimes at short notice.

Are you interested? Apply HERE!


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