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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 recruitment@satra.com or alternatively fill it out by hand and return by post.

Application Form: PDF or Word document


Current vacancies:

SYSTEMS CO-ORDINATOR

Would you like to become a part of our fantastic team?

Hours: 37.5.

Job Reference: 05/21.

We have a vacancy for a Systems Co-ordinator to work in our Safety Products Testing and Furniture and Floor Coverings business areas (15 hours in Safety Products Testing and 22.5 hours in Furniture and Flooring Coverings).

The main responsibilities of this role will be maintaining and improving systems and processes that ensure compliance with SATRA Quality and Health and Safety systems. Key activities will include:

  • Maintain and update equipment calibration schedule
  • Carry out routine equipment calibrations in accordance with International and European standards to deadlines
  • Generate calibration certificates containing results and conclusions
  • Subcontractor liaison via email, over the telephone and in person
  • Calculation of Uncertainty of Measurement budgets
  • Manage Health & Safety risk assessments  

Accuracy and attention to detail, logical and methodical approach, effective time management, excellent communication skills are all prerequisites of the role.

Understanding of ISO 17025 standard and understanding of calculation of Uncertainty of Measurement budgets is desirable requirement along with knowledge of mechanics/physics.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a self-motivated approach to work along with the ability to work unsupervised.

As a senior member of the teams, this role will also involve some test method development and office-based administration tasks. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a self-motivated approach to work along with the ability to work unsupervised

Formal applications to be sent to Human Resources, recruitment@satra.com

£18,500 - £20,500 per annum DOE

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 26th January 2021.

No media or agency enquiries please.

SALES MANAGER

Working hours: 37.5 a week.

Vacancy reference: 25/20.

We are recruiting a Sales Manager to join our busy Commercial department to lead and inspire the, predominantly UK based, global sales team.

Responsibilities involve meeting new member and member retention targets and increasing sales of all SATRA products and services with particular emphasis on footwear/innovation testing, Product Efficiency Systems and Laboratory Accreditation.

You will be working to increase SATRA’s membership base in all current and potential countries of operation, undertake regular visits and develop contact plans for key customers, as well as identifying and developing strategic new member targets. You will need to have strong interpersonal skills, be self-motivated with excellent time management and organisational skills. You will be required to liaise closely with our Asian Sales Team to support new and existing Members, in addition to organising events that are targeted at members and potential customers. You will also be required to execute physical and virtual exhibition attendance.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of leading and inspiring a sales team and have a comprehensive understanding of, and empathy with, the different and varied industries in the supply chains that SATRA support. Ideally, we are looking for someone with an experienced, results driven sales background who is entrepreneurial and business savvy.  Good verbal and written communication skills are essential and you should be confident when meeting face to face with all levels of management.

Experience of working in a membership and testing-based environment would be an advantage, as would experience of international travel (particularly long haul).

It is desirable that candidates are competent with Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams/Zoom, Powerpoint and delivering presentations/webinars. You also need to hold a full driving licence.

 

Formal applications to be sent to Human Resources on recruitment@satra.com.

Salary dependent upon experience

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 1st February 2021.

No media or agency enquiries please.

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT - IRELAND

Would you like to become a part of our fantastic team?

Job Ref: 06/21

Working hours: 37.5 a week

Salary range is EURO 20,000 - 21,500 per annum plus EURO 5,000 per annum Dublin Weighting.

We are seeking an Administration Assistant to join our Product Certification team.

The role of Administration Assistant involves provision of admin support to Certification Assessors in the UK and Ireland. This will involve setting up certification jobs on our job system (M-Files) and the organisation of files on the database ensuring that associated data is input correctly.

The successful candidate will have computer-based administration experience, be able to demonstrate competent Microsoft Office skills and be extremely organized. Attention to detail and efficiency are essential.

EURO 20,000 - 21,500 per annum (+EURO 5K Dubin Weighting)

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 4th February 2021.

No media or agency enquiries please.