R.C. Treatt & Co. Ltd Skyliner Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7FR

Full Time | Posted 24 days ago


Job title: Junior Software Developer
Reporting to: Team Leader
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hours: 35 hours per week

The Opportunity

As a Junior Software Developer you will be supporting and maintaining software key to Treatt’s IT and business strategy. You will be working with our suite of software tools to service end user requests logged in our busy helpdesk, produce supporting documentation and assist our developers in the testing of bug fixes, modifications and new implementations.

What it’s like to work here

We’ve been making the world taste better since 1886 and sell over 3000 products in more than 90 countries, but we’re only just getting started. We’re on an exciting journey and have ambitious plans to become the indispensable partner of choice for the world’s leading flavour and fragrance houses, beverage and consumer brands.

On joining Treatt, you’ll become one of over 400 international experts, working together to collectively surprise and delight our customers. Nothing is more important to us than the happiness of our people as without them, we’d never succeed.

We think Treatt’s a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it:

“Everyone wants your feedback and opinion; it feels like a place of study where nurturing and encouragement are the standard. It is very clear the hard work that goes into providing excellence for customers, but it is also very apparent that managers have the same goals for helping us all to progress.” – Anita, Quality Analyst

“Joining my close and supportive team was the most enjoyable way to gain more skills and increase my knowledge” – Ashley, Distillation Control Team Leader

“Treatt creates an environment to help you be the best you can, with no two days the same and opportunities always available to help you learn and develop. The people and the culture create a fantastic company to be part of” – Rebecca, Commercial Coordinator

What you’ll be doing

The core responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to :

• Provide 1st Line Technical support in areas of expertise.
• Provide formal testing of software development changes made by the development team
• Assist in the identification, evaluation and implementation of 3rd party software.
• Keep abreast of the latest technology.
• Write and Maintain systems documentation

What we’re looking for

• We will consider suitable candidates with a diploma in Business Information technology or related subject and/or experience in an IT software role.
• Experience and knowledge are required in the following areas (training will be provided but a competent understanding of these is required):
o SQL Server (a basic level of understanding SQL database schema, connections and experience in SQL query writing).
o Knowledge of ASP.net development.
o Basic understanding of Reporting tools.
o An understanding of the principles of ERP supply chain management (Procurement, inventory management, manufacturing, Sales and distribution) would be an advantage
o Experience in Excel (a good understanding of formulas, pivot tables, VBA code).
o Knowledge of Low Code Solutions.
o The ability to learn and adapt to new Software tools.
o Experience with Microsoft Office tools.
• Experience in working in an IT department and providing IT support would be beneficial, but not essential
• An understanding of modern software development tools would be useful.

What we’ll do for you

We offer an excellent package which includes a competitive salary; a generous holiday entitlement as well as the opportunity to purchase additional holiday, we also offer a discretionary annual bonus, BUPA, pension scheme with 9% employer contribution, life assurance, group income protection, SAYE earn schemes and free shares.

With the encouragement and development you need, we help you to become your ultimate you. Beyond building a successful career, we also support the wishes and ambitions of our staff outside of the office in achieving a health work/life balance - the wellbeing of our staff is paramount to us, which we actively promote and support by regularly delivering a variety of wellbeing initiatives and offering responsibility based flexibility. There will also be opportunities to be actively involved in community and charity projects and to take part in numerous subsidised social events.

Polite Notice

We politely request that we are not contacted by any recruitment agencies. We have a preferred supplier list and high volumes of speculative calls from agencies negatively impact upon the efficiency of our business. Please help us to maintain the highest levels of customer service by respecting our wishes.