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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

- Preparing the laboratories fit for operation/production and supervising the implementation of the lab's requirements, budgeting, procurement, recruitment, website - according to the deliverables of each lab setup.
- Develop work plans related to the implementation of Lab projects and assist in developing the allocated budget in coordination with the Dean/s and the Lab Managers (Professors).
- Preparing technical RFPs for Industry 4.0 machinery and devices and ensure secure implementation.
- Plan and execute labs resources and infrastructure development and safety policies implementation to align with District 4.0 strategy
- Work with key stakeholders to identify and document process gaps and problem solve and consult to resolve any technical issues with production line (and suggest solutions and approaches.
- Assist in technically managing Lab projects in cooperation with the Deans and Lab Managers.
- Supervising work teams and supervising the various engineering works to ensure that they are completed as required.
- Manage vendor statements of work, project budgets and co-ordinate invoice payments through Procurement.
- Develop and manage detailed project plans for complex projects with strong change control.
- Establish and build relationships across the District 4.0 Labs and the STEM disciplines within the Colleges to facilitate achievement of strategic goals maintaining momentum throughout the project lifecycle.
- Develop business cases representing the technology operations role for acquisition and divesture activities.
- Work with equipment suppliers to thoroughly understand equipment installation needs and allocate equipment space and resources as required to develop successful labs.
- Work with installation vendors to plan and execute successful equipment and associated facilities installation.
- Coordination with experts and consultants and taking engineering and technical consultations related to the projects to be implemented.
- Performing any other work related to the nature of work upon assignment


Minimum Qualification
- Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent, preferably with a master's degree in Computer Engineering

Preferred Qualification
- Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent, preferably with a master's degree in Computer Engineering

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
- Minimum 6 years' experience in the field of designing Labs across multiple departments, with diverse technology projects; PMP credentials; and electronics R&D and project finance experience

Specialized competencies
- Manage and lead the execution of multiple product engineering projects from kick-off through development and qualification to Ramp to Production (RTP) and to Ramp to Volume (RTV).
- Developed the production and scientific Labs from scratch used for Industrial 4.0 concepts.
- Plan and manage multimillion-dollar projects aligning R&D goals with infrastructure solutions and key 4.0 industrial deliverables
- Computer skills and its applications

Core competencies
- Accountability
- Effective management of resources
- Focus on results
- Focus on customer service
- Communication
- Teamwork

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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