Test Analyst

Date: 11-Jun-2019

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8EW

Company: Greggs Plc

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We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful. 


We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Vacancy Details

Full time, permanent



Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

40 hours working mainly dayshift Monday to Friday but flexibility is required.

Job Description

An exciting opporutnity has arisen for a Test Analyst to join the Test Team based in Newcastle. The main focus of the Test Analyst role is to carry out technical testing of our internal SAP systems and internal IT application developments. A key requirement will be to liaise with a variety of Greggs’ business stakeholders, 3rd party systems integrators and internal IT colleagues to provide appropriate guidance and support to ensure our applications achieve appropriate levels of quality before being released into production environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working to an agreed testing framework
  • Collaborating with Greggs stakeholders, developers and 3rd party systems integrators to deliver quality software into production environments
  • Utilising the supplied testing tools  to aid the production of test results
  • Assisting with test estimates for design, development and execution of manual and automated tests
  • Execution of manual and automated test scripts (including running full regression tests)
  • Supporting the Test Manager to ensure the testing programme is in line with strategy and business needs
  • To be considered for this role you must have worked within an SAP environment
  • Previous experience of manual system testing is required
  • Previous managerial experience (desirable)
  • Highly numerate with an ability to analyse, interpret and report on data
  • Strong internal process and system knowledge
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Fully conversant with all Microsoft applications (at foundation level) in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to meet challenging targets and deadlines
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated and willing  to take accountability
  • Clearly shows passion and drive
  • An ability to create an environment where change and innovation is supported and promoted


  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 26 days, in addition to Bank Holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service (pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme
  • You will be invited to participate in our Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 7.5% of your salary, subject to the Company meeting certain performance criteria.
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
  • The Management Pension Scheme is supported by a free life assurance scheme.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary

Other benefits include

  • Private Medical Insurance which is free for you and subsidised for your dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme
  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
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