Full-Time Advanced Manufacturing Instructor, Robotics, Automation and Design Focus

The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

This position is responsible for instructing several courses in various manufacturing areas. Individuals should possess extensive manufacturing knowledge, as well as understanding maintaining and troubleshooting mechanical devices. The ideal candidate for this position will need to be able to teach three or more of the following areas:
  • PLC Programming / Maintenance - Trouble shooting
  • Motor Control Maintenance – Troubleshooting
  • Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Electrical Schematics
  • Robotics and Automation Principles
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • CAD/CAM software and materials.
  • Metrology and Calibration
  • Blueprint Reading (GD&T)
  • Manufacturing Math
  • MasterCam / Solidworks
  • Lean Principles
  • Manufacturing Materials
  • Mechatronics
  • Quality inspection tools and processes
  • CMM
Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Desire to teach
  • Organize and keep course curriculum up to date.
  • Helps make improvements to overall Program.
  • Performs skilled laboratory functions in support of University coursework.
  • Operates, sets up and instructs on course related tools and machines.
  • Enforces Shop Safety Regulations.
  • Operates, maintains, and makes minor adjustments and repairs on the lab equipment.
  • Assists in the procurement and commissioning of new lab equipment.
  • Sets up and executes a preventative maintenance schedule for the lab equipment.
  • Instructs students in the proper and safe use of lab equipment and tools.
  • Explains and demonstrates operation of the lab equipment to the students.
  • Maintains inventory of lab tooling and supplies, and purchase if necessary.
  • Maintains appropriate safety standards in the lab.
  • Supports students while engaged in laboratory learning experiences in the Advanced Manufacturing Center.
  • Conduct all work in a safe manner and adhere to all work safety practices.
Additional Functions:
  • This role may require additional training on equipment relevant to robotic and automation equipment.
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
  • Associates degree or some college & relevant industry experience required, advanced degree with relevant experience a plus
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, as well as organizational and logistic skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Excellent customer service skills with faculty, students and other stakeholders
  • Ability to recognize and solve process and equipment problems
  • Ability to work with adults and high school students
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; plan, initiate, and follow-through on projects
  • Willingness to learn new technology in support of cross-functional teams
Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

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