Horstman Defence Systems Limited, Bath, UK

ERP Specialist

The ERP Specialist will work as part of the Information Technology department. They will be required to develop, implement and troubleshoot the ERP system (Infor Syteline) in support of achieving business objectives. These activities will include problem solving, data analysis, modifying the front end, report design, testing and implementing various types of changes to the system.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Support and collaborate with ERP users and departments across the business.
  • Manage the successful migration and/or implementation of projects.
  • Customise and configure Syteline modules to meet business requirements.
  • Create test plans and execute them.
  • Create documentation to back up any changes or implementations.
  • Develop and conduct user training sessions
  • Continuously look for areas for improvement.
  • Coordinate deployment with stakeholders and gather feedback for future improvements.
  • Implement any upgrades to the ERP system. Potentially, a migration to a new system.
  • Track programming changes using version control software.
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise in the day-to-day running of the ERP system and for users.
  • Ensure integrity and security within the syteline environment.
  • Undertake other additional duties that may be required from time to time as determined by the company and/or your Line Manager.



Knowledge & Ability Required

The post holder is required to have / be:

  • A strong team player.
  • At least 5 years of experience using, administering, and/or developing Syteline ERP.
  • Experience of working within a manufacturing and engineering environment.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Have a high level of understanding regarding databases, relational, analytical, etc.
  • Business Analysis and Technical Skillset required
  • Fundamental knowledge of accounting requirements.
  • An understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) and report building.
  • APS Planning or similar Manufacturing Planning systems knowledge.
  • Knowledge of (BIDS) for forms and reports, Installation and testing of fixes and upgrade
  • Knowledge of Windows Server
  • Knowledge of Windows Server, SQL Server, Stored Procedures, Queries
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Business Intelligence Development Studio

Personal profile:

  • A willingness to develop and learn new skills within a technical environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work well individually and in teams.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Able to generate high quality output with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Professional, methodical approach to work.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexible attitude to work requirements to workplace activities as necessary.
  • A desire to innovate, seek better ways to perform, and share lessons learned with their peers.


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