Industry 4.0 Transformation Consultant

Hawthorn, Australia
05 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Industry 4.0 focussed role
  • 2 year fixed term role, travel required
  • Contribute to the future of manufacturing in Australia

About the your role in our Factory of the Future

Swinburne’s Factory of the Future is an Advanced Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Innovation Hub supported by the Victorian Government. We help businesses to take full advantage of the digital economy and Industry 4.0, through taking them on digital innovation journeys and co-creating the digitally enabled business outcomes of tomorrow.

The journey starts with the articulation of Industry 4.0 enabled business-, product- and technology strategy: a well articulated strategy provides the rationale for subsequent investment by business to operationalize the digital transformation.

Led by our partner, the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), we have developed frameworks for such a strategy and now wish to deploy these as a service offering of the Advanced Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Hub to manufacturing companies into the market place.

In your role as an Industry 4.0 Transformation Consultant, you will build collaborative partnerships with manufacturing companies to design and build their digital transformation strategy. You will be responsible for building awareness creation around Industry 4.0 in the form of workshops and breakfast events during which you will deliver the FutureMap™ innovation diagnostic to companies. You will perform detailed Industry 4.0 readiness assessments, develop programmes and deliver training in collaboration with Swinburne’s vocational training arm.

About you

We are looking for 2 Consultants to join our team in a 2 year fixed term contract. You will bring your significant experience in a technical or operational management role in manufacturing or a manufacturing-related operation, where you have lead the to plan, coordinate, supervise, monitor and evaluate. You have a demonstrated understanding and clear articulation of that understanding of the business opportunities arising from Industry 4.0. A willingness to travel is a key requirement for this role.


  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. Theres news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.
Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award

To view the position description or to start an application click on apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter outlining your motivation for the role.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) on 03 9214 4856.

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Applications close at 5 pm on Monday 7th January 2018.