Why choose Valpak?
Valpak has created a friendly and supportive working environment that enables our team to perform to the best of their abilities, with flexible hours, hybrid working options, access to training and opportunities to get involved in various groups to nurture key interests.
With social value at the heart of our business ethos, employees can take a day on us to volunteer for an organisation of their choice, and our Charity Committee organises fundraising events for the employee nominated charity of the year.
Valpak endorses wellbeing and healthy lifestyles, offering subsidised gym membership, optional healthy living seminars and social events, encouraging cross team integration. Plus the “After Work” social group organises regular gatherings – an opportunity to get to know friendly faces.
Our team is passionate, friendly, approachable and dedicated to the business mission – to inspire businesses to do all they can to reduce their environmental impact. If you have an interest in sustainability and like the sound of all Valpak offers, we would love to hear from you!
How will I make a difference?
As the UK’s leading provider of environmental compliance, Valpak strives to work together towards a profitable, sustainable, waste-free world. To date, our teams work in partnership with more than 400 customers, in nearly every corner of the globe.
You will assist in driving this goal by supporting the delivery of accurate and timely data declarations as specified by environmental legislation and voluntary commitments. You will help support our customers to comply with environmental legislation and give insights to the packaging they handle, allowing them to make meaningful changes with confidence.
What will I be doing?
Valpak has developed a vast database known as Environmental Product Information Centre (EPIC) that holds one of the UK’s largest product and packaging data sets. The EPIC database and software is developed by Valpak’s Systems team and is continually improving to support data storage and service delivery.
The aim of this role is to help manage system testing alongside systems and represent the Operations team requirements. To be responsible for ensuring that the software meets the standards expected by the business, and by Valpak’s customers. These standards will include data accuracy, system performance, user experience. To help oversee development releases, raising objections or concerns if a planned release does not align with the forementioned business standards.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Great attention to detail
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
- Experience using Microsoft packages, including Excel
- Understanding of different categories of testing (e.g. functional testing, regression testing, integration testing, performance testing)
- Knowledge of SQL is required
- Knowledge of Microsoft TFS, Azure DevOps, Visual Studio, C#, Selenium is desirable but not required
What kind of businesses will I be working with?
What benefits will I receive?
We strive to make Valpak an employer of choice. Whether it’s achieving work-life balance, helping towards a healthier lifestyle, or saving money. We have a range of benefits to help support you, including:
I’ve greatly enjoyed my time at Valpak so far, where I’ve been able to specialise in the part of my role that interests me the most. I’ve had access to training beyond what my role requires and spent time developing my skills.