Business Improvements Manager - KTP Associate - 242655
 

Salary Scale: £32,000 to £34,500 plus £4000 training and development budget
FTE: 35 hours/week
Term: Fixed (until 03/11/2021)
Closing Date: 16/09/2019

The Department of Management Science in partnership with Leonardo MW Limited (www.leonardocompany.com) are seeking to appoint a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate in the area of Engineering Management, with a focus on Product Lifecycle Management. Leonardo MW is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD and generates exports worth over £1Bn p.a. Leonardo’s Infrared (IR) Detectors business operates from the Southampton site designing, manufacturing and supporting high performance, cooled Infra-Red detectors. This is a critical technology that sits at the heart of a broad range of electro-optical systems produced throughout Leonardo. This project will see you working to improve the productivity of the business by developing their Product Lifecycle Management capability. In this role you will develop innovative new techniques while deploying agile business improvement methodologies. While doing this you will acquire skills in systems thinking and process improvement while developing your knowledge of business and management within a global engineering company. This role will also allow you to gain experience of a wide range of disciplines including Engineering, Production, Finance and Marketing. The project is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme that aims to help businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. Successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects are funded by UK Research and Innovation through Innovate UK and are part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. To find out how KTP works and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position please visit: www.ktpws.org.uk To be considered for the role you will be educated to a minimum of a 2:1 Honours Degree in engineering or product design. A further qualification such as an MSc in a business or a management related subject is desirable. You will already have some knowledge of project management methodologies and business improvement techniques (such as Lean or Six Sigma). It would also be desirable to have some experience of engineering management (such as configuration control and requirements management), operations management and product management. In addition to the KTP core development training, you will have a dedicated training budget of £4000 to further support your career development. Candidates must be capable of obtaining UK security clearance.  

Formal interviews for this post will be held at Leonardo MW Limited in Southampton during week beginning 30th September 2019.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Steve Paton, Senior Lecturer (steve.paton@strath.ac.uk / 0141 553 6002)

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Faculty
Strathclyde Business School
Department/School
Management Science
Staff Category
Research
Type of Employment
Fixed-term
Working Hours
Full-time
 
Salary Scale: £32,000 to £34,500 plus £4000 training and development budget
FTE: 35 hours/week
Term: Fixed (until 03/11/2021)
Closing Date: 16/09/2019

The Department of Management Science in partnership with Leonardo MW Limited (www.leonardocompany.com) are seeking to appoint a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate in the area of Engineering Management, with a focus on Product Lifecycle Management. Leonardo MW is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD and generates exports worth over £1Bn p.a. Leonardo’s Infrared (IR) Detectors business operates from the Southampton site designing, manufacturing and supporting high performance, cooled Infra-Red detectors. This is a critical technology that sits at the heart of a broad range of electro-optical systems produced throughout Leonardo. This project will see you working to improve the productivity of the business by developing their Product Lifecycle Management capability. In this role you will develop innovative new techniques while deploying agile business improvement methodologies. While doing this you will acquire skills in systems thinking and process improvement while developing your knowledge of business and management within a global engineering company. This role will also allow you to gain experience of a wide range of disciplines including Engineering, Production, Finance and Marketing. The project is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme that aims to help businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. Successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects are funded by UK Research and Innovation through Innovate UK and are part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. To find out how KTP works and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position please visit: www.ktpws.org.uk To be considered for the role you will be educated to a minimum of a 2:1 Honours Degree in engineering or product design. A further qualification such as an MSc in a business or a management related subject is desirable. You will already have some knowledge of project management methodologies and business improvement techniques (such as Lean or Six Sigma). It would also be desirable to have some experience of engineering management (such as configuration control and requirements management), operations management and product management. In addition to the KTP core development training, you will have a dedicated training budget of £4000 to further support your career development. Candidates must be capable of obtaining UK security clearance.  

Formal interviews for this post will be held at Leonardo MW Limited in Southampton during week beginning 30th September 2019.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Steve Paton, Senior Lecturer (steve.paton@strath.ac.uk / 0141 553 6002)

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