MedTechVic Product Development Officer

Swinburne University of Technology
March 13, 2023
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  • Explore how to develop assistive technology solutions with MedTechVic
  • Part time, fixed term position at our vibrant Hawthorn campus
  • Attractive HEW5 salary and benefits with flexible working options
  • About the Role We are seeking a Product Development Officer to bring hands on product design, prototyping and manufacturing skills to the multidisciplinary team at MedTechVic. The successful applicant will be able to apply their knowledge and know-how to solve challenges associated with the development of new assistive technology solutions that are cost effective and manufacturable as well as meeting the needs of end users.

    You will have a practical, solutions focused approach and be interested in developing the partnerships required to create commercially viable solutions. You will have the opportunity to join and develop projects with industry and community groups and engage in teams in the co-creation of solutions with end users and future customers.

    The ideal candidate will be:

  • Customer focused: always keeping the client in mind and going beyond expectations;
  • Excellence: striving to the highest standards and delivering exceptional outcomes;
  • Agility: understanding the end-point and working flexibly to achieve results.
  • This exciting part-time (0.2 FTE) role is initially offered for a 6-month fixed term.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Experience delivering projects involving product development, manufacturing and or design engineering
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse range of people
  • A start-up mindset and an efficient and agile approach to work
  • Demonstrated ‘hands on' technical skills
  • Qualifications A degree in product or industrial design related discipline with subsequent relevant work experience; or experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in technical fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

    About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected]

    Applications Close: Monday 13 March 2023, 5.00pm

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan (#LI-SW) We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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