Assistant Director, AE-TFME Cluster (170000EU)

Nanyang Technological University - 50 Nanyang Avenue Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also among the world’s best young universities. With more than 400 partnerships with top academic institutions and industry leaders such as BMW and Rolls-Royce, NTU is ranked No. 1 globally for industry income and innovation. It is also No. 1 among top Asian universities in terms of normalised research citation impact (Thomson Reuters’s InCites 2012).
The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is ranked 11th in the world and 1st in Singapore (QS Subject ranking 2017). With well-established industry partnerships with prominent companies such as Rolls-Royce, General Electric, Pratt & Whitney and Singapore Airlines, MAE provides an active and vibrant research environment with excellent R&D infrastructure and numerous opportunities for research funding. The school has an enrolment of over 2500 undergraduate students with over 110 faculty members and 140 full-time research staff working in well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories. A growing research student population of over 400 is also actively engaged in strategic research and development work.
 
Responsibilities
 
You will lead and manage the laboratory operations under Aerospace Engineering (AE) and ThermoFluids & Marine Engineering (TFME) Clusters, to provide efficient technical and administrative support, and a safe and conducive working environment with state-of-the-art facilities for professors, researchers and students.

The duties include:

• Work with the Professors-in-Charge to lead the laboratories and ensure synergy in providing efficient technical and administrative support for teaching and research activities in the School.
• Supervise the technical teams in the labs.
• Take lead in advising and suggesting solutions to technical issues encountered by laboratories in the cluster.
• Consolidate laboratories resources under each Cluster, and manage their operations to ensure smooth and effective management and control. 
• Oversee and consolidate the budget planning and expenditure requirements of the laboratories under each cluster to support the required activities.
• Liaise and manage vendors and contractors for the technical needs of the lab.
• Oversee and ensure that all equipment, machines and software installation in the cluster laboratories are in order.
• Oversee the safety standards in the lab in compliance to OHSAS 18001/SS 506 regulations.
 
Requirements
 
• Degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical/ Aerospace Engineering with at least 10 years of relevant working experience in a laboratory or research environment OR a Polytechnic diploma with 15 years of relevant working experience in a laboratory or research environment.
• At least 5 years of supervisory experience, managing a team of technicians.
• Good knowledge of engineering design.
• Good project and people management skills.
• Knowledge on hazardous chemicals and gases is preferred.
• Some financial management skills to facilitate budget preparation.
• Able to use Microsoft Excel at the intermediate level.
• Must have at least 3 years of working experience on OHSAS 180001 or SS506 standards.
• Must be trained in BizSAFE level 2 and BizSAFE level 4.
• A hands-on person and enjoys working in an academic/research environment.
• Highly motivated and customer oriented.
• Able to work independently and in a team.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
 


Post Date 08 December 2017
End Date 07 January 2018

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Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore - West

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.
 
NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and medicine. Its new medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, is set up jointly with Imperial College London.
 
NTU has 400 partnerships including joint PhD programmes with top academic institutions and joint laboratories with industry leaders such as BMW, Rolls-Royce and Robert Bosch.
 
Helmed by Professor Bertil Andersson, winner of the 2010 Wilhelm Exner Medal, NTU attracts top-notch international faculty and researchers the world over. Known for its cutting-edge research and revolutionary technological innovation, NTU is the No. 1 Asian university in terms of research citation impact (Thomson Reuters Incites 2014).
 
NTU’s share of external competitive research funding awards has increased more than six-fold over five years. It is a world leader in sustainability research, with significant competitive funding in this area. NTU is home to several world-class institutes and centres, including the Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, Earth Observatory of Singapore and Institute on Asian Consumer Insight.
 
The lush NTU campus - the biggest in Singapore - is named is one of the top 15 most beautiful campuses. A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community comprises 33,000 students and 4,000 faculty and researchers.
 
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A global university on a rapid rise, Nanyang Technological University is home to 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community comprises 2,800 management and support staff as well as 4,000 faculty and researchers. Build your career on a campus that has been named one of the top 15 most beautiful campuses in the world.