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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:

Staff Dining Room Team Leader

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

Job Ref: 70/21

We have a vacancy for a Staff Dining Room Team Leader to work 6 hours per day at our Wyndham Way premises 8.00am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday (with a half hour break).

Responsibilities will include:-

  • Leading, inspiring and managing a small team including holding appraisal meetings, management of absence, holidays and performance management  
  • Ensuring compliance with all Food Hygiene Regulations, maintaining our 5-star rating
  • Ensuring compliance with all Allergen regulations and maintaining Allergen spreadsheet.
  • Robust stock control, ordering of food/beverages/consumables from suppliers as required, ensuring value for money, maintaining stock rotation and limiting waste
  • Working within budgetary targets and contributing to price structure
  • Menu creation and rotation
  • Ensuring sufficient resource is available to deliver an excellent level of service to staff and visitors
  • Preparation and serving of lunches (hot and cold) to staff and visitors
  • Provision of hospitality for external meetings
  • Replenishing stock in vending machines
  • Ensuring cleanliness of kitchen, dining room and equipment.

It is essential that the successful candidate holds a Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate (refresher training can be provided), has experience in hospitality/provision of catering facilities and leading a small team. You should be able to work to deadlines, have good communication skills/customer service and good PC skills including use of Outlook, Word and Excel. You must be flexible and adaptable.

It is desirable to hold a Level 3 Food Hygiene Certificate, training or qualifications in supervisory skills and food allergen training.

Formal applications to be sent to HR to recruitment@satra.com.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 27 September 2021

£18,500 - £20,500 per annum (pro rata for 30 hrs a week £14,799 – £16,399)

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 27th September 2021.

No media or agency enquiries please.

Zero Hours Staff Dining Room Assistant

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

Job Ref: 71/21

Salary £8.91 per hour

Hours: zero hours contract (maximum 25 hrs a week)

We have a vacancy for a Staff Dining Room Assistant (Zero hours contract). The hours of work will depend on cover required (usually 5 hours per day at our Wyndham Way premises between 8.30am and 2.00pm Monday to Friday).

You will work as part of the small team, ensure compliance with all Food Hygiene Regulations. The Staff Dining Room Assistant will be responsible for ordering of food/beverages/consumables from suppliers in absence of Team Leader.  Other responsibilities include preparation and serving of lunches (hot and cold) to staff and visitors, cleaning and replenishing stock in vending machines, ensuring cleanliness of the kitchen, dining room and equipment and provision of hospitality for meetings.

It is essential to have an experience in hospitality/provision of catering facilities. You should be able to work to deadlines, have good communication skills/customer service. You must be flexible and adaptable, and willing to undertake Food Hygiene Training. 

It is desirable to hold a Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate (training can be given) and have good PC skills including use of Outlook, Word and Excel.

Formal applications to be sent to HR to recruitment@satra.com.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 27 September 2021

£8.91 per hour

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 27th September 2021.

No media or agency enquiries please.

Laboratory Technician - Footwear

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

Job Ref: 69/21

Salary: £18,434 - £20,394 per annum DOE

Working hours: 37.5 a week ( usually 8:30 to 16:30 with flexible working)

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 also 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. Attention to detail is essential. Candidate must demonstrate organisation and planning skills, as well as good time management and scheduling skills. You should be able to work on your own and as part of the team.

Previous test laboratory experience would be an advantage, however full training will be given. Full driving licence is also desirable.

Flexibility, tenacity and a ‘can-do attitude’ are key requisites of the role. Within the guidelines of the flexible working system, candidates should be able and willing to work their contracted hours between the hours of 7am and 7pm if required.

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 29 September 2021

£18,434 - £20,394* per annum DOE

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 29th September 2021.

No media or agency enquiries please.