Digital Factory Team Lead: Design Engineering (631388)

University of Strathclyde

Digital Factory Team Lead: Design Engineering (631388)

£57,696 - £64,914

University of Strathclyde, Inchinnan, Renfrewshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
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Posted 6 days ago, 8 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: 21-07-2024 (In 6 days)

job Ref: 631388

Full Job Description

Salary range: £57,696 - £64,914

FTE: 1

Term: Open-ended

Closing Date: 21 July 2024

Location: NMIS, Renfrew

As an Investigator, lead the development and submission of proposals to appropriate external bodies for knowledge exchange funding of significant value and manage grants awarded. You will support the NMIS engineering knowledge exchange teams, line manage and support a team of Theme Leads / Sub Team Lead’s and provide technical leadership and guidance to colleagues. You will generate new knowledge exchange approaches with significant impact and identify, adapt, devise, and use appropriate knowledge exchange methodologies and techniques. You will lead and develop internal and external networks of researchers and leading thinkers in the field to foster knowledge exchange collaborations, to identify and deliver common research/knowledge exchange objectives and to generate income. You will also lead the development of knowledge exchange activities by, for example, establishing knowledge exchange links with industry and influencing public policy and the professions. You will contribute to Centre, Institute, Faculty and/or University senior administrative and management functions, for example by convening or participating in relevant committees. You will contribute to the strategic development of the Centre through, for example, developing new knowledge exchange strategies and by anticipating and planning for new directions for yourself and knowledge exchange themes and you will engage in continuous professional development.

To be considered for the role, you will require the knowledge, skills and experience normally associated with a first degree, and will either be educated to PhD level in an appropriate discipline or have significant relevant experience. You will have a growing national reputation for leading significant knowledge exchange projects, resulting in close links with senior staff in with industry, learned societies, government and/or relevant Chartered/professional bodies and a track record of securing knowledge exchange funding and managing associated projects. You will have the ability to play a senior role within a team environment and motivate and lead teams of less experienced staff. You will have experience of line managing a team, including conducting annual reviews and setting performance standards. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to listen, engage and persuade, and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences. You will have an established track record in leading the delivery of engineering solutions in an industrial context, as well as experience of taking a leading role in the research and development of manufacturing processes.

For informal enquiries, please contact Stephen Fitzpatrick, Digital Factory Director - s.fitzpatrick@ strath.ac.uk