Key Accountabilities :
Role purpose : Manage and run the prototype lab and its machinery, as well as oversee the other labs and organize and coordinate the workshops and activities related to them at LIWAN.
As well as manage and plan ahead production process to assist the designers in producing their work.
Key Accountabilities & Duties :
Plan and make schedules for when how and where certain projects are produced for the designers in the Design Initiative.
Build a clear database of production locations locally and internationally.
Continuously update and develop relationships with production companies or manufacturers to ensure a reliable source for production.
Create close communications with key groups to encourage high quality production
Manage and coordinate incoming lab experts that will maximize the designers’ skills
Research and find the best experts to help the designers through the production process
Organize and create system to store Liwan products
Work with mentors and their assistants as well as designers to understand their vision and how they would want their work to be produced.
Manage and maintain the following equipment : Laser Cutter- Epilog Zing 24 3D Printer- Ultimaker 2+ (single extrusion print-head) Clay Printer- Delta Wasp 40100 for Clay Printing Vaccum Former- Clarke Vacuum Former Hot Wire Strip Heater- Clarke (600mm capacity) Desktop- 27 inch iMac (10th generation intel core i7 processor) LaserJet Printer Standard Hi-Spec Wood-working tools Non-electric hand tool-kit Screws, sandpaper, clamps, measuring and layout tools, tackers Electric Tools : Glue Gun- Bosch Wireless Drill Tool- Makita LXTWireless Orbital Sander- Makita LXTWireless Small Circular Saw- Makita LXTWireless Angle Grinder- Makita LXTWireless Power Hammer Drill- Makita LXT
Qualifications / Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject
A minimum of 3 years relevant experience
Experience with planning, managing and communicating
Previous experience working as part of a team, managing the work of others
Knowledge of Arabic and English
Understanding of managing, communicating and planning
Knowledge of museums and arts is advantageous
Proven ability to meet tight deadlines