Location: Creative Manufacturing Ltd (trades as Instinct Hardware), 165 Fordhouse Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 3AG
Salary: £35,000 per annum Contract Type: Fixed Term (24 months)
Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 28 February 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0054-23 Release Date: Monday 30 January 2023
This role is an exciting opportunity for candidates with MSc level, ideally with a first degree in either Production Engineering of Business and Computing, followed by a Masters/ MBA focused on Business/ Operations Management with relevant IT modules.
This KTP project aims to implement digitalisation of operational and production control processes through the adoption of Industry 5.0 principles to drive productivity and efficiency improvements, implement data-driven decision making, and develop a business culture that supports sustainable business growth.
Candidate Profile : MSc ideally with a first degree in either Production Engineering of Business and Computing, followed by a Masters/ MBA focused on Business/ Operations Management with relevant IT modules. The candidate should have experience of working in a manufacturing setting with some hands-on experience of digital manufacturing and modern management practices. They should also have an understanding, at least at a conceptual level of Industry 5.0.
The role would suit a candidate seeking to become an ICT/ IS business process change consultant/ manager.
Aptitude and skills: Ideally the candidate will have some technical understanding, practical experience or a willingness to learn:
Experience: The candidate should have 1-2 years' experience of working in a manufacturing setting with some hands-on experience of digital manufacturing and modern management practices. They should also have an understanding, at least at a conceptual level of Industry 5.0.
This is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Creative Manufacturing Ltd and Innovate UK-KTN. It is essential you understand how KTP works and the vital role you will play if you secure this position. To learn more please visit: www. aston.ac.uk/ktp
The Company: Creative Manufacturing Ltd, principally design and manufacture architecturalhardware, primarily door furniture, for Architectural Ironmongers and manage the full supply chain from purchasing the raw material to delivery to the customer. They produce reliable, high-quality products from top-graded T316 Stainless Steel, which has superior strength and durability. They specialise in products forhigh end residential, hotel and commercial developments, and thereforemanufacture a high variety of both standard and bespoke products in shortproduction runs. More about the company: https: // www. instincthardware.co.uk/
Aston University: You will work in a project team with Dr Donato Masi, Dr Gajanan Panchal from Aston Business School, and the Senior Management Team at Creative Manufacturing Ltd Limited with the support of the IUK-KTN's Knowledge Transfer Adviser.
Location: You will be based predominantly at Creative Manufacturing Ltd, but will also have access to facilities at Aston University in central Birmingham. Some travel to key clients may also be required.
For informal enquiries about this role please contact Dr Gajanan Panchal, Lecturer In Operations Management, Aston Business School E-mail: [email protected]Further details: Job Details University Information
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