Job Description - Technical Leader (19WD34453)Job Description Technical Leader 19WD34453 Europe, Middle East and Africa-United Kingdom-England-Cambridge Technical Leader, Automation of Manufacturing SystemsLocation: Cambridge- United KingdomJob ID: 19WD34453Salary - CompetitiveApplication Closing Date - 2nd September, 2019Manufacturing Industry Futures @ AutodeskA Technical Leader is required to join our rapidly growing Manufacturing Industry Futures team (a division of Autodesk Research), a world leader in Innovation and Research into the Future of Design, Simulation and Manufacturing.Our objective is to research new applications, workflows, processes and converge industries to make better products and compress the end-to-end product lifecycle, which in turn reduces waste, reduces costs and time to market.We exploit technologies such as Generative Design, Additive Manufacturing, Systems Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, to create innovative solutions for industry through applied research and early adoption.Position OverviewBased from our Cambridge Office in the UK, you will be managing a team to innovate new solutions in the Automation of Manufacturing Systems. In particular, you will be focused on the research and development of autonomous manufacturing systems using artificial intelligence and machine learning.ResponsibilitiesEffectively lead, inspire and drive a high performing team to achieve successful outcomesProvide thought leadership in the Future of Manufacturing both internally and externallyManage tasks, liaise with customers and internal stakeholdersProject management, resource management and technical governanceRegular reporting to senior management on status of project and estimated time to completionExecute tasks on consulting projects pertinent to the Future of ManufacturingInvestigate new methods and techniques to automate workflows and processes to reduce manufacturing time and increase qualityAssist with conceptual and engineering design tasks using Autodesk Design SuiteAssist with various simulation tasks using FEA, CFD, Optimisation and other numerical solutionsAssist with research projects in Generative Design, Additive Manufacturing and Materials TestingDevelop robotic systems for automation tasks (including programming, building and integration)Regular travel to Autodesk offices in Birmingham and LondonMinimum QualificationsDoctorate Degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Mechanical or Manufacturing EngineeringMust have extensive industrial or academic research experience in the field of Manufacturing SystemsExtensive knowledge of Mechanical Design, CAD, Additive Manufacturing and Simulation TechniquesFull driving licenceThe Ideal CandidateArtificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,Additive ManufacturingManufacturing ProcessesKnowledge of Industry 4.0Manufacturing ControlProgramming Skills (C++ or Python)Mathematical Modelling & Numerical SkillsCAD/CAE/CAM Software experience #LI-POST Customer Success & ServicesAt Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.To all recruitment agencies: Autodesk does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Autodesk will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Autodesk, Inc.