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Commissioning and Installations Engineer

University of Strathclyde
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

Job Details

Salary range: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum 
Term: Open-ended
Closing Date: 21 February 2024
Location: Renfrew 

NMIS are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Commissioning and Installations Engineer. Working with the engineering group, you will lead the tendering, commissioning and installation of specialist equipment and thereafter work with the team to ensure that subsequent engineering team projects are delivered to internal and external stakeholders satisfaction. This will involve managing relationships with a range of stakeholders ranging from small to large client companies, equipment suppliers and funding bodies.

You will work closely with the project manager to ensure that projects are delivered in line with NMIS project management procedures. You will also work closely with the business development team to support the development of new opportunities by supporting the drafting of proposals for work and funding. You will therefore be a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills and have the ability to interact and influence at all levels including NMIS member companies and academic partner institutions. Considerable project management, planning and budgetary experience are essential for this post, and you should preferably be able to demonstrate a successful track record of managing significant projects from inception to completion in a manufacturing engineering setting. You will hold a good honours degree and will ideally have knowledge of the challenges and drivers for manufacturing industry.

Whilst not essential for the role, candidates with experience of working/interacting within a university setting, with experience of knowledge exchange with industry partners are highly welcomed, as are candidates with knowledge of the challenges and drivers for the manufacturing industry.

About NMIS

The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological institution and has a long history of working with industry to deliver strong business growth from access to research and innovation expertise. The latest major initiative continuing to deliver on this track record is through the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS).
As a magnet for innovation in advanced manufacturing, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) group of specialist R&D centres, supports manufacturing, engineering and associated tech businesses of all sizes, to thrive domestically and internationally through accelerating productivity, embracing new digital technologies and achieving net-zero targets.

We turn smart ideas into reality and deliver ground-breaking research.

Coming from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, our passionate team works alongside industry, academia, and the public sector to solve problems, train the workforce of the future and generate the creative ideas that will transform manufacturing.

Ultimately, we are growing the economy, developing a vibrant and skilled talent pool and helping create prosperous, sustainable communities.

For informal enquiries, please contact Lisa Michie, Engineering Services Manager,


We're a leading international technological University located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland's biggest city. Our commitment to useful learning guides our research, our learning and teaching and the way we work with businesses and organisations.

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