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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 and flexible working hours.

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:

Technician - Motorcycle Garments

Safety Product Testing

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 product industries.

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

Job Ref: 48/22

Working hours: 37.5 a week

Job Type: Full-time

*only the salary range advertised will be offered to successful candidates for this role

We have a vacancy for Technician to join SATRA’s Safety Product Testing department.

About The Department

SATRA’s Safety Product Testing team conducts testing on a wide range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a global customer base, to ensure products meet a minimum level of protection

PPE tested includes gloves, fall protection, motorcycle garments, high visibility clothing, eyewear, helmets, hearing protection, chainsaw garments, kneepads, sports protection, plus many more

The department consists of a series of accredited laboratories, housing a range of test equipment and machines, used by the team to test the physical properties of PPE against International and European standards

Results from testing are reported to customers and used for their product development or to apply for CE or UKCA certification

The Safety Product Testing team consists of around 25 multiskilled technicians, technologists and other support staff, arranging and conducting the testing of PPE

About The Role

This Technician vacancy is predominantly for the Motorcycle garment testing area and will involve testing of Jackets, trousers, race suits, gloves and impact protectors. There will be a requirement to be involved in other PPE areas over time.

As a Technician within the Safety Products Testing team, you will be required to carry out the following:

  • Read, learn and understand international standards for testing PPE
  • Use test equipment and machines to generate results
  • Record and calculate test results, both electronically and on paper for use in reports
  • Prepare test samples prior to testing
  • Maintain tidiness of laboratory and maintain sample storage
  • You may also be required to assist technologists in customer visits to SATRA during visits and seminars

Full training will be provided for all aspects of the role where required

About You

· You will possess GCSE’s (or equivalent) in the subjects of English and Mathematics, minimum grade C.

· You must be highly organised, enthusiastic and able to work independently and as part of a team.

· You should be competent in the use of Microsoft Office products, in particular MS Excel and MS Word.

· Be able to accurately follow testing procedures and methods

· You will need to demonstrate excellent time management skills and to possess a flexible approach to working being able to respond to changing deadlines and priorities

· You will need to have a keen eye for detail and be methodical when making electronic entries onto systems and when completing paperwork

 

£18,895 - £20,520

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 15th August 2022.

No media or agency enquiries please.

Laboratory Technician - Footwear Testing

6 Month Contract

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 product industries.

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

Job Ref: 51/22

Working hours: 37.5 a week

Job Type: Full-time

*only the salary range advertised will be offered to successful candidates for this role

We have a vacancy for a Laboratory Technician to work in our Footwear Testing Business Centre.

Your main role would be to conduct various routine preparation and testing of footwear, luggage, clothing, accessories and automotive components. Other responsibilities will include calibration of test equipment, stores maintenance, laboratory housekeeping and other quality system related activities.

Candidates must have GCSEs in Maths, English and Science and be familiar with MS Word and Excel. The successful candidate will be expected to work to deadlines, to produce accurate, detailed results and to be able to work independently and as part of the laboratory team.

You must be computer literate and be able to demonstrate good organisation, time management and planning skills. Previous test laboratory experience would be an advantage, however full training will be given.

Flexibility, tenacity and a ‘can-do attitude’ are key requisites of the role. Candidates should be able and willing to work their contracted hours within the guidelines of the flexible working system; daytime flexible working, Monday to Friday.

Benefits include:

Staff benefits include 25 – 30 days (service related) annual leave; life assurance; a group personal pension plan; income protection; private medical insurance (after 5 years); free parking and flexible working hours.

£18,434 - £20,394 per annum DOE

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 24th August 2022.

No media or agency enquiries please.

Furniture & Seating Testing Engineer

Furniture Department

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 product industries.

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

Job Ref: 41/22

Salary: £22,635 - £23,555

Working hours: 37.5 a week

Job Type: Full-time

*only the salary range advertised will be offered to successful candidates for this role

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

Due to business growth, we have a vacancy for a Furniture/Seating Testing Engineer to join our Furniture Department team.

About The Department

SATRA’s Furniture Department is a small friendly team, working to ISO 17025, is an international centre of excellence for furniture testing, training, consultancy, and innovation. Our expertise makes SATRA the premier technical partner for suppliers, manufacturers and retailers of furniture and its components.

We test a range of furniture including seating, tables & beds to national, European and international standards, as well as key retailer specifications, to give our customers the confidence that their furniture is fit for purpose and safe to use.

About The Role

As a Testing Engineer within the Furniture department, you will be required to:

Handling samples from arriving onsite;

Preparing samples ready for testing;

Testing samples of furniture, against national, European and international standards;

Communicating with customers

You will be predominantly testing of seating items (including sofas, chairs, stools, outdoor seating, educational seating, & children’s seating), as well as other types of furniture.

About You

You will possess 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English, Science and Mathematics, minimum grade C.

Having testing experience in a laboratory/workshop would be advantageous;

Effective social and communication skills are a requirement as you will need to interact with customers;

You must be highly organised, enthusiastic, and able to work independently and as part of a team;

You will possess a high level of mechanical dexterity as this role is hands-on;

You should be competent in the use of Microsoft Office products, in particular MS Excel and MS Word.

Benefits Include

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

Additional Benefits

(in addition to existing SATRA employment benefits) training in all aspects of the role will be provided where required.

£22,635 - £23,555 per annum DOE

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 31st August 2022.

No media or agency enquiries please.