Focus EduSolutions Inc. has partnered with a university to deliver workforce readiness training through micro-credentials and online certificate programs. We are looking for someone with hands-on experience implementing smart manufacturing technologies or leadership experience transitioning traditional manufacturing companies to “smart factories”.

About the Role

Have you played an influential role in implementing smart manufacturing technologies?

Do you have boots-on-the-ground experience actively implementing or working in a smart manufacturing factory?

Are you experienced in the challenges faced when transitioning traditional factories to smart factories?

The Industry Learning Partner (ILP) will facilitate 1-to-1.5-hour webinar sessions on topics aligned with our Smart Manufacturing learning outcomes. The Smart Manufacturing credential will include 3 separate webinar sessions on Data Analytics, IIoT (sensors, machine controllers), and Cyber Security. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience in each of these domains. The candidate will be able to share their experience implementing and/or utilization of these technologies and the resulting effects on the company. To learn more about Focus EduSolutions and our micro credential initiative click here.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate engaging synchronous webinars with students on prescribed topics related to Smart Manufacturing.
  • Share subject-matter expertise by drawing upon boots-on-the-ground experiences, knowledge, case studies, and emerging industry trends to enhance the learners understanding of the content surrounding module outcomes.
  • Provide relevant content for the webinar. ILP may expand or add materials already presented in the course.
  • Present on the topic for 30 minutes to of 45 minutes, with additional time reserved for dialogue with students to further engage with content.
  •  Initiate and record each webinar session.


  • 5+ years’ experience with Smart Factory technology, Smart Manufacturing, IIoT (sensors, machine controllers), Data Analytics, Cyber Security. operations, and best practices.
  • Experience in facilitating and delivering webinars

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent English language skills
  • Able to communicate and facilitate virtual groups effectively
  • Consultative and partnering skills
  • Capability in group moderation to lead groups in virtual environments

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