[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Senior Technologist at Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR)

Philip long philip.long01 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 27 05:55:46 PST 2019

IMR’s Robotics and Automation group is currently looking for motivated
Senior Technologist to join its multi-disciplinary team. The group’s
Mission is to develop the Irish Manufacturing Industry’s capability and
understanding in the space of advanced Robotics and Automation. This is a
senior technical role encompassing aspects of Project Leadership,
Technology Leadership & new Business Development. The role will demand
technology expertise in Robotics/Automation & Machine Vision, the
capability to drive technical/strategic roadmaps and leadership of focused
projects that increase organisation capability and deliver impact to our

Irish Manufacturing Research are helping to lead an EU wide initiative to
provide access to a range of supports for manufacturing Industries. As a
Digital Innovation Hub, IMR act as a one-stop-shop for Industry to access
technology, R&D capability, knowledge, funding supports and services from
across the research ecosystem in Ireland and Europe. Our primary objective
is to work with Irish industrial partners to introduce new technology to
them that will improve their competitiveness on a global stage and
futureproof employment security in this critical sector for our national

IMR offers expertise in four core thematic areas: Digitisation; Automation
and Advanced Control; Additive manufacturing and design; Sustainable
manufacturing. In a highly qualified research-based organisation, the
team’s profiles range from software engineer to data and environmental
scientists. Applications are now invited for the position of Senior
Technologist – Robotics & Automation.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a PhD degree in a relevant
engineering or scientific area and 10 years of post-qualification
experience. Specific responsibilities of the role will include taking
ownership of and delivering on their objectives aligned to those of the
team & IMR more generally. Supporting other team members in defining and
delivering their objectives. Creatively plotting & executing paths to
outcome delivery in a complex research environment and the ability to
operate independently and coach other team members. The role will be base
in our Mullingar Lab.

The successful candidate should be available for immediate start.

The role will be based in our Mullingar site in Ireland.

What we offer:

•             We are a growing organisation in our 5th year which means you
will be helping shape the department.

•             An open, friendly, collaborative based culture.

•             Competitive salary and pension.

•             State-of-the-art Innovation Centres in Rathcoole and Mullingar

•             Lots of cutting-edge technology and projects to work with

•             Support for training and advancement academically

•             An opportunity to work with the biggest names in manufacturing

Required Skills and Experience

•             Minimum of PhD and 10 years post qualification experience in
Robotics, Automation & Machine Vision or related field

•             Demonstrated depth of expertise and ability to individually &
collaboratively deliver results in the space of Robotics, Automation &
Machine Vision

•             Demonstrated ability to convert this expertise into
meaningful concepts that attract client interest

•             Demonstrated ability to coordinate, plan & delivery
large-scale projects

•             Ability to collaborate effectively on complex projects &

•             Ability to handle all aspects of project & stakeholder

•             Proven ability to generate research concepts and secure
funding to support execution

•             Ability to engage potential clients to secure new business

•             Demonstrated ability to analyse complex problems and map

•             Ability to effectively Evangelise & Promote IMR and the
functional area

Salary & Benefits

•             This position will command a package consisting of basic
salary (depending on experience), employer pension contribution and 5
weeks’ holidays. The salary for the role will be commensurate with the
candidate’s experience & qualification levels.

•             Closing date for receipt of all applications is Friday 10th
of Jan at 5pm. Please send all applications to include an up to date
version of your CV to Careers at imr.ie

Kind regards


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