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Junior Software Engineer

Job Title: Junior Software Engineer

Location: Based at Bolton or Bredbury (Southside) with frequent travel to both locations

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 Per Annum

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Working Hours: 38 Hours per week, Monday to Thursday 07:30 to 16:00 and Friday 07:30 to 12:50

Working across Heatrod and Heat Trace this role requires travel between sites to support our team. It’s essential that you have your own transport and are willing to travel between Bolton and Bredbury, occasionally visiting our site in Helsby.

About us: HEATROD:

Greater Manchester based Heatrod Elements is the UK’s leading manufacturer of heating elements and associated process heating equipment required for industrial heating applications.

Having recently moved into a brand new, environmentally conscious production facility in Bolton with easy access links from junction 4 of the M61. We are uniquely positioned to provide electric products and solutions using manufacturing processes which are sympathetic to our precious environment. “Renewable ways to make renewable energy friendly equipment”.

About us: HEAT TRACE:

Heat Trace Limited (HTL) is an innovative British manufacturer of electric heating cables & associated equipment. Founded in 1974 the company is now considered to be the technological leader in the field of electric heat tracing systems. Offering an extensive range of self-regulating & constant power output heating cables, products are used extensively in the Oil/Gas & Petrochemical industries both onshore & offshore. Products & systems are also provided for use in many other industries such as: Power Generation (conventional & nuclear); Water & Waste Treatment; Food Processing; Chemical & Pharmaceutical, as well as many other industries. HTL recently completed the world’s first subsea, electrically heat traced, reeled pipe-in-pipe system in partnership with Technip UK for TOTAL E&P”.

About the Role:

You will:

  • Develop new features in software used across the business, from product calculations and quotations to manufacturing, quality control and costings
  • Take responsibility for gathering requirements, testing solutions, and maintaining documentation and instructions
  • Customise and extend ERP systems to improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Automate data capture and acquisition and present this information in a clear and understandable way
  • Be required to travel between and work from both manufacturing businesses

About you:

The ideal applicant will have:

  • A recent degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong experience in at least one of the following programming languages:
    • Python
    • JavaScript and NodeJS
    • C#
    • Good analytical skills be a good communicator with the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

In addition, experience with any of the following is a plus, but not required:

  • React
  • Azure, AWS or other Cloud providers
  • Any microcontroller or embedded devices

What we can offer you:

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank holidays (rises with length of service)
  • Learning and development Opportunities
  • Cash Health Plan
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Social Events
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Referral Scheme


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