Talent Recruitment Swansea
Summary Applicants are invited for the position of Technical Manager within the College of Engineering, to work at the Steel and Metals Institute (SaMI) hosted by Swansea University working with industry partners across the UK. SaMI is a new shared vision creating an Open Innovation centre, led by Swansea University, with Tata Steel UK initially aligned as the core partner. The centre will lead a transformation in innovation, with an emphasis on creating a sustainable 21st century steel industry. The role is based at Singleton Campus initially, however, there is a longer term plan to grow the Institute to become the National Steel and Metals Innovation Centre and to be relocated proximal to the Bay Campus on Fabian Way by 2020. The successful applicant will join a new team of industry focussed academics, researchers, technologists and industrial experts, who collectively, will provide RD&I support to the UK Steel Industry and supply chain, helping to transform the competitiveness of the industry, into a global leader in low carbon iron and steelmaking. The Technical Manager is responsible for providing direct support to the leadership and management of the delivery and co-ordination of customer needs across the processing, testing and analytical facilities within SaMI. They are also responsible for ensuring compliance to operational standards, policies and procedures. This role will report directly to the Strategic Operations Manager and will take on deputising duties when required. The post holder must hold a Batchelors degree in Engineering, Science or Technical related discipline. Equivalent industrial/research based experience will also be considered to meet criteria. The post holder must have knowledge of working in an Industry focussed technical environment in accordance with established policies and procedures.