Aston University

Aston University

Sustainability Consultant Engineer (0161-24)

Sustainability Consultant Engineer Design Factory Birmingham Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £37,099 to £41,732 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Fixed Term (31/03/2025)

Basis: Part Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 09 April 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 17 April 2024 Reference: 0161-24 Release Date: Monday 25 March 2024

Design Factory Birmingham at Aston University has been funded by the UKSPF to support the delivery of a project called "ShropAgri" for companies in Shropshire to get support from Aston University. "ShropAgri" is concerned with the promotion and advancement of design and technology projects in the Agricultural sector.

We are looking for someone to join the team to organise and deliver boot camps in the area of sustainability across the Agri market in Shropshire, and be able to assist companies in solving problems in this area. You will have a degree or relevant experience in the delivery of projects relating to:

  • Biomass analysis
  • Food science (food chemistry, food microbiology and food biotechnology).
  • Food waste valorisation
  • Waste management
  • Food based-polymers and bio based-polymers
  • Sustainable food production
  • Bio-based materials and products
  • Energy efficiency and carbon accounting
  • You will create and deliver the boot camps in Shropshire over the next 12 months in line with the goals of UK Shared Prosperity Funding.

    At Aston University we focus time, energy and resources on making this a great place to work. 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 to staff. Which includes

  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days bank holiday and University Closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers
  • Great family friendly policies
  • On site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available
  • Further details: Job Details University Information

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    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: https: //

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    Job details


    Sustainability Consultant Engineer (0161-24)


    Aston University


    United Kingdom


    March 25, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 09, 2024

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Chemistry,Engineering,Physics,Space Science

    About the employer

    Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

    The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

    Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

    Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

    The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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