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Technical Program Manager-Industry 4.0

Company name
Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY, United States

Employment Type

Manager, It, Engineering, Sciences

Posted on
Mar 16, 2023

Valid Through
Jun 29, 2023

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Position Title:

Technical Program Manager-Industry 4.0



Job Responsibilities:

The job responsibilities for this position are as follows:

Develop, lead, and execute GIS’ new I4.0 Transition Assistance Program, including but not limited to: conducting outreach/business development and collaborating with GIS’ marketing team to attract NYS companies to the program, lead assessment of companies’ current state and assist with transition planning and implementation, collect and report program metrics.

Build relationships with industrial customers and funding agencies

Lead and support the preparation of project proposals for I4.0 Transition Assistance Program, and other programs

Lead delivery of I4.0 support services to industrial and government clients outside of TAP program

Develop personal and organizational expertise in I4.0 manufacturing technologies; present and publish technical results of research and deliver short course training programs

Lead technical teams of researchers and students in development of new I4.0 technologies and system capabilities

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Requisition Number:



Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Required Application Documents:

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume

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Additional Details:

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Masters degree in engineering or computer science, or a Bachelors degree in engineering or computer science with additional applicable experience. An advanced degree (master’s or Ph.D.) is preferred.

Position requires a minimum of 7 years of related work experience for candidates with a master's degree, with at least 3 years working with i4.0-technologies. 5 additional years of work experience (a minimum of 12 years) are required for candidates with a Bachelors degree.

Must have the following specialized skills:

Hands-on industrial experience in a product manufacturing environment, with experience in manufacturing process development and operations management, including lean manufacturing. Candidates with applications experience in companies supplying I4.0 technology to the manufacturing sector are encouraged to apply.

Industry 4.0 domain knowledge and experience in areas such as: factory automation systems or robotics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) (e.g. sensors, controls, and networking), manufacturing software applications (e.g. ERP, MES), system interfaces, etc.), industrial IT/OT integration

Strong analytical/computer skills and detail oriented

Experience with business process mapping, problem solving, continuous improvement and lean management principles

Strong demonstrated interest in I4.0 manufacturing technologies

Experience leading teams

Strong collaboration and communication, writing, project management, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills

Preferred Qualifications:

An advanced degree (master's or Ph.D.).

Optional skills:

Evidence of proposal development experience

Good understanding of manufacturing finance processes

Experience interacting with customers

Experience in product and process quality management

Department/College Description:

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) ( is a leading sustainability research and education organization at Rochester Institute of Technology. GIS is made up of a diverse set of academic programs and applied research centers focused on the optimization of industrial systems to maximize material and energy efficiency while minimizing adverse environmental impacts. We work with partners in all areas of industry, government, and business to put technology and innovation to work for a sustainable future. The diverse perspectives we bring to a project or problem reflect our broad expertise across industries and the many partnerships we’ve formed with forward-thinking corporations, government agencies, and research organizations over the last 30 years.

Our six industry-facing applied research centers ( focus on sustainable manufacturing, energy, transportation, and buildings. They work to develop advanced technologies, sustainable industrial processes and practices, and data-informed policy recommendations. Each year, about 100 companies, governments, and other organizations engage GIS’s research centers on a variety of projects ( to solve technical problems, innovate products or processes, research manufacturing technologies, reduce their environmental footprint, or commercialize a new technology. Research center projects are led by full-time professional staff with significant industry experience and access to nearly 90,000 square feet of infrastructure including state- of-the-art labs and testbeds.



What do we believe at RIT?:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package ( that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).

Work Location:

Henrietta Campus — 100%

Job Summary:

As a core member of the GIS dedicated research team, this position will provide deep industry experience and technology know-how to conduct applied research and to help companies improve their competitiveness and profitability, including efficient use of resources, through advanced manufacturing, IoT, AR, and other Industry 4.0 concepts and technologies. The person in this position will leverage their domain expertise, first-hand knowledge of manufacturing enterprise systems, program management and strategic planning skills to lead the GIS I4.0 Transition Assistance Program (TAP), conduct internal research to develop new technology solutions, and conduct sponsored research.

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