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Working at SATRA

A career at SATRA offers the opportunity to learn new things, to truly work as part of a team, and to enhance the consumer experience through applying our values to everything that we do. SATRA is recognised throughout the world for providing technical knowledge and expertise for numerous products industries.

We believe in equality and diversity and strive to be the best we can be as an employer through our commitment to recognising the individual strengths of all our employees and supporting them to reach their full potential.

We encourage ambition, passion and drive, alongside the ability to follow procedures and see a job through to the end. If you are someone who is able to go back to first principles in order to solve a problem then there is an opportunity waiting for you at SATRA.

At SATRA we appreciate the importance of both new and existing talent and how important it is for the future growth of our company. To support this we offer formal programmes (Graduate Training Scheme; Industrial Placement Scheme; Engineering Apprentice Programme) as well as further studies and development programmes for our existing employees. We invest in our employees and encourage them to grow and develop with us.

Our employees make SATRA what it is today and we are proud to recognise their value and contribution to the success of the business.

Staff benefits include 25 – 30 days (service related) annual leave; life assurance; a group personal pension plan; income protection; private medical insurance; free parking; flexible working hours; and subsidised dining facilities.

How to apply

Download an application form in either PDF or Word document format. Fill this in electronically and email it to or alternatively fill it out by hand and return by post.

Whichever format you use to apply for a vacancy you should also complete an Equal Opportunity Questionnaire. Again, this is available in PDF or Word document format.

Please return completed forms to SATRA using the contact details above.

Application Form: PDF or Word document

Equal Opportunity Questionnaire: PDF or Word document

Current vacancies:



We have a recurring 12 month Industrial Placement available within our Research Department that provides an opportunity for a Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Materials Science undergraduate to gain valuable work experience.

This role will involve being part of the Research team undertaking a wide range of general research duties including assisting with authorised project work, and producing detailed reports.

The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, have some previous Laboratory testing experience, and be able to work accurately to a set procedure or standard which may be time critical.

Please note that the successful candidate will spend some of their time working in a climate chamber which includes temperatures from -10ºC to +40ºC and a range of humidities.

Salary: circa £15,000 per annum

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 2nd March 2017.

No media or agency enquiries please.



Due to an increase in Notified Body certification work related to EU Directives for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), SATRA is now seeking to recruit a Certification Assessor to join our small team, based in our Dublin Office.

The role of Certification Assessor involves extensive customer liaison and the project management of the certification activity. This will involve understanding performance standards, assessing technical documentation and the preparation of certificates for various types of personal protective equipment.

A major part of the role will be to work closely with our clients and customers in communicating the sometimes stringent requirements of the examination and certification process and provide quotations for the work undertaken. There will also be a requirement to occasionally attend external technical meetings

A broad technical background is essential for this role

The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of the PPE or construction products industry and an understanding of European legislation relating to CE marking, gained from a manufacturing, test and certification or supply chain distribution environment.

Candidates will have attained good GCSE/‘A’ level grades in a range of science based subjects. A BSc or equivalent qualification would be desirable as would experience of working in test laboratories.

To be successful in this role you will also need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, an analytical approach, a high level of attention to detail; a good level of computer literacy; and sound planning and organisational ability.

Travel to the head office in the UK will be a requirement of the role as will occasional travel further abroad.

Salary: circa £18,000 (DOE)

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 3rd March 2017.

No media or agency enquiries please.