KTP Associate in Digital Transformation and Business Intelligence (R220786)

Aston University
December 15, 2022
Offerd Salary:£30,000 to £33,000
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (30 month
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KTP Associate in Digital Transformation and Business Intelligence Aston Business School

Location: JDD Furniture, Unit 49, Enterprise Trading Estate, Hurst Ln, Brierley Hill, DY5 1TX

Salary: £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Contract Type: Fixed Term (30 months)

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 15 December 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: R220786 Release Date: Tuesday 15 November 2022

Candidate Profile : Educated to a degree level in a relevant subject, e. g. Industrial Engineering Management, Design Management, Information Technology / Information Systems, Operations/Production Management, Business Analytics/Statistics.

Key skills/ experience required include:

  • Hands-on user experience of production machinery and IT/IS systems
  • Experience of working in a commercial production / manufacturing environment
  • Strong numerical skills for analyzing production and business data
  • A strong desire to adopt, use and apply new technology; especially those of the Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0
  • Ability to manage and deliver project objectives successfully and on time
  • Aptitude to working in a production environment
  • Knowledge of operations management tools
  • Good mathematical and statistical knowledge
  • Good command of databases to store, organise and analyse data
  • Personal attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills to work closely with all stakeholders
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Strong skills in documentation, report writing and presenting for a range of audience will be necessary
  • Good organisational skills to manage the financial aspects of the project
  • Enthusiasm and maturity to elicit required information sensitively and deliver the culture change
  • Additional Benefits:

  • Up to £5000 for personal and professional development for the duration of the project
  • This is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by JDD Furniture 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: JDD Furniture Ltd. is a well-established and growing company employing over 50 people in a modern plant based in the West Midlands. It produces designer furniture, bespoke and off the shelf, to corporate clients. JDD furniture Ltd. supplies many world leading companies to have state of the art contemporary office furniture installations. To find out more visit: www. jddfurniture.com

    Aston University: You will work in a project team with Prof Ben Clegg and Senior Lecturer Dr. Mark Prince at Aston Business School, and the Senior Management Team at JDD Furniture Ltd. with the support of the IUK-KTN's Knowledge Transfer Adviser.

    Location: You will be based predominantly at JDD Furniture in Brierley Hill, West Midlands, 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 Prof Ben Clegg, Operations & Information Management, Email: b.t.clegg@aston.ac.uk

    Further details: Job Details University Information

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    Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter https:// www. ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

    As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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