Enterprise Resource Planning Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Tebay

Website Lyon Equipment Limited

Reports to: Finance Director
Salary: £35,000+ depending on experience

This is an exciting opportunity to join Lyon Equipment Limited, an employee-owned company serving the outdoor, work at height and rescue markets with ‘equipment and expertise to venture further’. This includes manufacturing our own Lyon brand products, distributing a portfolio of high-end brands and technical training.

Lyon provides a friendly, contemporary, dynamic working environment and values a good work life balance.

We are seeking to appoint a full time Enterprise Resource Planning Specialist to support the senior management team and the needs of the business. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual capable of project managing, supporting and improving existing systems but also able to identify and project manage replacement of core ERP software.

This is a key role to improve our data processing efficiency by analysing current processes, automating tasks and implementing new modules/software.

Pre-requisite skills:

  • Experience in Business Management or Business Information Systems or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Wide experience of ERP/Business software across the whole business process including purchasing/manufacturing/sales/logistics and finance.
  • Ideally with previous ERP deployment/implementation experience.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing/MRP; warehouse /inventory management and financial applications.
  • Ability to quickly pick up new systems.
  • Excellent report writing skills e.g., Crystal reports, SQL, Excel.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • Strong aptitude for numbers with experience of multi-currency financial software.
  • Competent with full suite of Microsoft Desktop Applications.
  • Ability to train and assess competency.

Job Duties:

Day to day support and maintenance of Access Supply Chain ERP our current business software including:

  • Primary point of contact with software company including liaising with support.
  • Implementing new modules/functionality e.g., MRP.
  • Scheduling and managing upgrades.
  • Importing and updating data using SQL e.g., purchase price, product data.
  • Importing customer orders through SQL APIs.
  • Integrating with other applications e.g., Our training centre booking system.
  • Improving/automating data processing.
  • Oversee and expand the automation of processes using Codeless TaskCentre.
  • Developing financial/manufacturing reports and document templates (invoices, remittances, statements etc.) using Crystal Reports, SQL views, Excel ODBC.
  • Working with all departments to analyse and improve current business processes and to identify and resolve problems.
  • Research the software market and identify potential software to meet company requirements to enable sustained growth.
  • Identify staff training requirements, carryout staff training on software and systems as required and assess staff competency.
  • Assist with the selection and implementation of replacement software from documenting requirements to selection and implementation including data conversion and training of end users.
  • Assisting with support, maintenance and improvement of other software including Access CRM (SugarCRM), Cezanne HR and Nice label Pro.
  • Supporting Microsoft Office applications.

The successful candidate will be provided with the following: 

  • Computer, tablet and mobile phone
  • All necessary and reasonable stationery and consumables

Hours of work:

This is a full-time office-based position which equates to 37.5 hours per week. We work slightly longer hours Monday – Thursday in order to enjoy an early finish every Friday. These hours are Monday to Thursday 08:00– 17:00 and Friday 08:30 – 14:00.

The benefits include: 

  • Commencing salary in the region of £35,000 dependent on experience
  • 30 days holiday entitlement per annum (pro rata) including public holidays, with loyalty increments
  • Generous staff discount (for personal use only) on the products we distribute
  • Continued Personal Development opportunities
  • Being part of an Employee-Owned Company with the potential to earn a tax-free annual bonus
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free use of Company loan kit when available
  • After 3 months of continuous service, inclusion into our qualifying pension scheme, into which we contribute

Upon successful completion of a six-month probationary period:

  • The successful candidate will be invited to join our healthcare scheme

To apply:

Please download an application pack from our website www.lyon.co.uk.

Completed application forms (and accompanying C.V. if you wish) are to be emailed or posted to Julia Aspinall:

Lyon Equipment Limited
Unit 3-7 Tebay Business Park
Old Tebay
CA10 3SS

All applicants are required to complete one of our Lyon application forms; unfortunately, a cv alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday 4th July 2022, 12noon

Initial online interviews for this post are likely to take place: Week commencing Monday 11th July 2022

Second round interviews will take place: Week commencing 18th July 2022

To apply for this job email your details to Julia@lyon.co.uk.

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