Monday , February 26 2024

CSIR Niist Careers – Digital Transformation Specialist

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for Digital Transformation Specialist in the Centre for Robotics and Future Production group within the Manufacturing cluster. The successful candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary team to transform organisations from their current state to fourth industrial revolution ready organisations, unlocking new value and business models for these organisations. This position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consult business, understand their needs, identify optimisation opportunities, and implement robust digital transformation solutions;
  • Build trust and strong partnership with technical teams and other stakeholders to maximize value/impact of the projects;
  • Publish original research and present work at national and international conferences and workshops;
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment with clients, engineers, scientist, project managers and technicians.
  • Help to define and shape the business process architecture within companies that are supported;
  • Communicate clearly and collaborate with Stakeholders to turn broad requirements into recommended solutions and deliverables;
  • Analyse organisational culture, business models, processes, technology, and ICT architecture of organisations and propose optimised solutions;
  • Build and deploy of Digital Twins to maximise the value for a supported company;
  • Assess the 4IR Readiness and maturity of manufacturing companies;
  • Execute projects and deliver results on brief on budget and on time;

Job Requirements:

  • A BSc or BEng in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electronics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Industrial Engineering with at least seven years’ experience in applied research environment or in industry;
  • Good presentation, research and report writing skills;
  • Good computer literacy;
  • High level conceptualisation and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams.
  • A goal-oriented approach;
  • Ability to apply design thinking and Systems Engineering concepts in analysis and solutions;
  • Problem solving and solution seeking orientation;
  • Excellent facilitation and interpersonal skills;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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