Business Systems Development Graduate

opportunity for a business system specialist
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Systems Development Graduate.


    Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm


  Training and development opportunities available


At Heathcoat Fabrics we strive to be bold and dynamic in everything we do.  We are ambitious and not afraid to experiment and push boundaries within our industry.  Our highly specialist products are manufactured for use in the Automotive, Healthcare, Defence and Aerospace industries, to name a few, and we rely on the creativity, skill and dedication of our people to contribute to some of the most innovative fabric making projects in the world.  We are committed to ensuring our people have the skills and confidence to excel in their field and provide opportunities for progression at all levels.


About the department and role

The Business Systems Development Graduate reports directly to the Business Project Manager and is responsible for assessing and planning projects that drive improvement and effective use of our ‘Epicor’ ERP system.  You will be managing and delivering solutions, undertaking testing and implementing changes, and providing training to ensure benefits are realised. You would need to be able to proactively engage with the business and stakeholders to analyse existing procedures and identify opportunities for improvements.

The ideal candidate for this position will have previous project management experience or understanding from a relevant degree or equivalent education.  They should be comfortable working within a busy environment with multiple projects running at any one time. This role will require excellent stakeholder management skills and someone who is a real team player.

As your experience grows of our business and systems you will investigate and resolve day to day issues with our users and later you would take responsibility for co-ordinating and testing the next major system upgrade which is expected Easter 2023.

Whilst not part of the IT department, you will work closely with their team who will be responsible for making any required system modifications.

Training will be provided based on the candidate’s previous experience and knowledge of ERP and business systems.

Skills, knowledge and experience required


  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Programmes
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Able to work on own initiative

The following are desirable

  • Degree or equivalent level of education, preferably in Business Systems, Business Management, Maths or Science
  • Understanding of Epicor or other ERP systems
  • Experience in providing effective training


The closing date for applications is 16th August

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What you can expect from us

  • Engaging work culture
  • Environmentally conscious company
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Company contribution pension plan
  • Personal learning and development
  • Leadership development and mentoring programmes
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Canteen
  • On-site car and cycle parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Health & dental plans
  • Company sick pay and life assurance
  • Tech and Cycle Schemes
  • Discounts with participating local shops and businesses
  • Contribute to high-profile textile projects
  • Privately owned, debt-free company

For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Team
Heathcoat Fabrics Limited,
Westexe, Tiverton EX16 5LL UK