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Careers with SATRA


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If you wish to apply for a vacancy displayed here, or would like to know more about careers at SATRA, please contact:

Recruitment SATRA Technology Centre Wyndham Way Kettering Northamptonshire NN16 8SD tel: +44 (0)1536 410000 email:

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

Equal Opportunity Questionnaire

SATRA Technology Centre is one of the few diverse research and technology companies in the region that offers careers to people with scientific qualifications and experience or ambition.

SATRA actively encourages both career and personal development for staff at all levels. Many employees have achieved academic and professional qualifications through supported part-time study, and opportunities outside the normal work environment are available through SATRA's unique Grimwade Award Scheme.

Working conditions are first rate in a modern purpose built facility and benefits are commensurate with a progressive organisation. We have customers in 70 countries and international travel may become a feature of any employment at SATRA.

Benefits include a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme, 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 with service), private medical insurance, life assurance, flexible working hours and subsidised dining services.



SATRA is a leading research and technology organisation for the footwear and other consumer related product industries. With around 1700 member companies in 70 countries, SATRA’s objective is to help its members increase their global competitiveness. We have an impressive track record in providing expert services to some of the most prestigious names in global industries.
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 testing of footwear, luggage, clothing, accessories and automotive components.

Candidates must have GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at Grade C or above or an NVQ level 2 in a relevant subject. You must also be computer literate and be able to demonstrate organisation, time management and planning skills. Previous test laboratory experience would be an advantage, as would be a full, clean driving licence and a willingness to travel.


£13 - £14.5k per annum DOE

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 20th October 2015.

No media or agency enquiries please.