Facilities Manager, Industry 4.0 Testlab

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, 5 year fixed term position

Come join Swinburne University in partnership with CSIRO as our new Facilities Manager Industry 4.0 Testlab

About the Job
Swinburne University of Technology in partnership with CSIRO is creating a world first pilot factory for 3D printing of carbon fibre composites, the “Industry 4.0 Testlab for Composite Additive Manufacturing” located at CSIRO’s Clayton site.

From the partnership we now are now seeking a new Facilities Manager Industry 4.0 Testlab who will be responsible for managing all aspects of the facility operations, planning, supply chain management, and engagement with internal and external partners to manage key stakeholder relationships and support acquisition of partners and funding.

One of the most critical functions of this role will be to facilitate communications and joint research activities between Swinburne and CSIRO and to ensure compliance with CSIRO’s processes and procedures. As such, the Facilities Manager will be involved in management of finances, resources, Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) and of staff requirements. This may include facilitation of training of engineering and research staff and project planning as well as hosting visitors and visiting research partners.

Reporting to the Research Director for the Industry 4.0 Testlab and providing regular updates to the Swinburne CSIRO joint management committee for the facility, you will work closely with other staff and teams in Swinburne Research & Enterprise and the University as well as CSIRO to support the research enterprise.

This position will initially be located at the Hawthorn campus. The position will then be located at the newly built facility in Clayton.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

About Research & Development
Help drive real change with our Research and Development function. Swinburne University of Technology has an ambitious goal of growth in research performance and impact, as set out in our 2025 Strategic Plan – to become an internationally renowned institute in digital research, a digital disruptor and an accelerator of innovation.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Completion of a postgraduate tertiary qualification and relevant experience; or extensive management experience and proven management expertise; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
• Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills including the ability to build and maintain effective networks, develop collaborations and partnerships at senior levels with a diverse range of external partners.
• Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to prepare high quality business plans, proposals, presentations and reports.
• Demonstrated experience in managing projects including the development of project plans and identification of project risks and risk mitigation.
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

• Participate in regular staff and management development programs
• Onsite health services
• Private health insurance discounts
To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Alyce Ratsasane (Recruitment Consultant) via email on aratsasane@swin.edu.au.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Jessie Macintyre, Director (Employee Experience) at inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm Friday 24th July 2020.

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