Mr Andrew Jones

Team Leader

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Andrew is trained as a textile specialist and has completed an apprenticeship as a Textile technician, Certificate IV in Textiles (ManufacturingTechnology), Certificate IV workplace training and assessment, Diploma of Management and Diploma OHS. Since joining CSIRO he has developed expertise in a diverse range of textile fabrication and testing fields. As part of CSIRO’s Advanced Fibre’s and Chemical Industries program he has worked predominantly in materials fabrication based projects providing mechanical manufacturing and testing services experience to this broad area.
His current role is as the Fabrication & Engineering/Design Team Leader. The Fabrication Team undertakes research and development of high value customised textile manufacturing developing new products, reporting, testing and applying application in industry. The team of Mechanical technicians, design & manufacture instrumentation and devices for use in a wide range of research areas predominately in the area of materials fabrication and characterisation. This team leads the relationship between CSIRO and textile fabrication and mechanical engineering research at CSIRO Waurn Ponds.