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About the role

In this role, you will work closely with the Space Research Centre’s Product Assurance Engineer to ensure that projects meet the stringent standards expected in the space industry. Working proactively, you will monitor and advise on project processes, whilst ensuring best practice and standards are correctly understood, implemented and followed.

In addition, you will prepare reports to meetings, conferences and publication in journals as well as maintaining the traceability of SRC assets, specialist tools and high value items.

About you

With relevant experience and qualifications, you will be able to demonstrate experience of a practical nature. We would welcome candidates from a range of scientific or engineering disciplines such as medical, imaging, metrology, pharmaceutical, biological, mechanical, electronics or software. You will have experience of working to standard set by an external organisation, as well as an understanding behind PA & QA activities.

As a self-starter with an ability to work with minimal supervision, you will be a good communicator with the ability to work in a team environment whilst being able to motivate and persuade where possible. 

Additional information

For technical enquiries, please contact Chris Bicknell on cb329@le.ac.uk or either Bev Robinson on bar@le.ac.uk or Paul Drumm on pd128@le.ac.uk for further information.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here