Primary scope of work is support research and industrial project work undertaken by the SPICE or RaPID department.
Carry out Risk Assessment of projects and labs, and ensure compliance with Work, Safety and Health Regulations
Coordinate procurement and liaison with vendors/suppliers.
Work independently, as well as within a team, to ensure that the project can meet the milestones adhering to the stipulated timeline
Mentor students during practical learning activities to enhance their technical problem-solving skills. The learning activities are mainly laboratory classes.
Any other duties assigned.
A good degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Masters, PhD and/or relevant professional certifications like registered PE would be advantageous.
Have at least 3-6 years of working experience in mechanical design, systems design or related area in mechatronics would be preferred.
Experience in following areas are highly desirable:
o Mechanical systems development and integration
o Material and components selection including working knowledge with integration and selection of components/systems such as actuators, pumps, hydraulics system
o CAD software such as SolidWorks, Rhino 3D and PTC Creo
o Prototyping and fabrication. Simulation of mechanical design will be an added advantage.
Material testing and material properties knowledge will be advantageous
Working knowledge of control and PLC systems will be advantageous
Experience with software such as Ansys and Abaqus will be advantageous
Extensive experience and knowledge of industry practices to bring industry perspective to SIT.
Keen interest in innovation projects, with demonstrated ability in developing solutions to technical problems.
Good supervisory skills and enjoy working closely with students in an educational environment.
Possess industrial certifications in relevant areas will be an added advantage.
A committed believer in continuous learning and self-improvement, with a strong sense of confidence in managing his/her own learning process.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Able to build and maintain good working relationships with fellow colleagues and industry partners.
Self-motivated team player and flexibility to work across functions/teams in a dynamic hand-on environment.
Possess good analytical and critical thinking skills.
Show strong initiative and take ownership of work.