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3D Design Engineer

Design Factory Birmingham

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (31/03/2025)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 29 February 2024
Interview Date:  Monday 18 March 2024
Reference:  0059-24
Release Date:  Friday 09 February 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the “Design Factory Birmingham” to support the delivery of a project called ShropAgri for companies in Shropshire. ShropAgri is concerned with the promotion and advancement of design and technology projects in the Agricultural sector. The project will utilise the expertise of Aston University in Photonics, Electronics, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, and design to assist the business community in Shropshire.

We are looking for an Engineer to work with companies’ businesses who are involved in the Agricultural or related industries from Shropshire.

During the project, you will offer individual companies bespoke packages to suit their needs. Offering design and engineering support to produce new products, or redesign existing products to meet the needs of new market requirements.  You will need to produce designs, engineering and drawings and prototypes.

Please refer to our Aston University benefits page where you can see how Aston recognises the contributions staff make and the comprehensive rewards and benefits packages available for staff

Further details:    Job Details     University Information    
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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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