Data Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the IS department as a Data Engineer at Innovia Films, an Innovative Global Supplier of Specialty BOPP Packaging & Labelling Solutions based at Wigton, Cumbria.

Benefits include:
  • Competitive Salary (£28,000-£45,000) based on experience
  • Long term progression opportunities
  • Pension Scheme matched 9%
  • 25 Days holiday
  • Health shield Care Cash Plan  

Working as part of a small team that covers a range of roles, from developing bespoke systems, managing our ERP system, through to developing our BI & Analytics platform, primarily, the Data Engineer will:

  • Develop and extend our Data Warehouse and Analytics platform, from designing the Warehouse through to developing end-user reports/dashboards.
  • Develop and support interfaces between key business systems.


  • Assist in the translation of business objectives and requirements into functional solutions
  • Identify areas for process improvements.
  • Develop and implement technical solutions based on existing technologies.
  • Research and recommending new approaches and technologies to improve business productivity
  • Advising on “Buy” vs “Build” decisions
  • 2nd line technical support where required
  • Collect and analyse data to optimize performance
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation
  • Supporting and handing over skills to other members of the team
  • Key role in projects, including project management
  • Interaction with, and management of external partners
  • Technical Skills
  • ETL tools to integrate data from disparate source systems (Talend)
  • BI technologies, including Data Warehouse design and implementation (IBM Cognos, Power BI)
  • Experience in extracting and manipulating data via SQL using one or more Relational Database Technologies (Informix, SQL Server, Oracle)
Soft Skills/Education
  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field at least 3 years relevant experience
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Motivated to learn (formal education will be considered)
  • Proactive and positive
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Manage own workload
  • Resilient and adaptable, able to deal with changing priorities
  • Open and honest
  • Self-motivated but willing share knowledge within an existing team
  • Approachable
  • Looking for a long-term position
What we can offer you?
Innovia is driven by its core values, accountability, excellence, and teamwork. These are at the heart of everything we do. We are a very people-oriented organisation and feel part of the local community. You will join a multi-disciplined team that develops, maintains, and provides end-user support for bespoke/off-the-shelf systems, and a BI Analytics platform across all departments of a manufacturing company.

Additional benefits:
• Cycle to work Scheme
• Discounted Gym Membership at a local Wigton gym

If you are interested in this position, in the first instance, please send your CV together with a note of your current salary to Mrs A Walker, HR Manager, Innovia Films Ltd., Station Road, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9BG, United Kingdom  Tel: +44 (0) 16973 42281

Please note anyone invited to an interview will be asked to complete an Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Form.

Closing Date:  Monday 21st June 2021