ERP System Developer - Cornwall

ERP System Developer

With enterprise resource planning software such a ubiquitous part of any large business’s IT structure, there comes a time when companies need to hire a dedicated ERP developer to keep the software running, plan and implement upgrades and integrations, personalise the solution to meet the company’s unique needs, or perform ongoing maintenance and repair of the system. 

In rarer cases, a business might be developing its own ERP system from the ground up, or making a heavily modified version of an open source solution. Here, ERP development is a large project that might require UX developers, project managers, graphic designers and other specialists. In all cases, the role requires an in-depth knowledge of how ERPs operate and integrate with other software, and how to design and develop APIs, tools and plugins to achieve the company’s strategic ERP goals.

The skills required

ERP development is a broad term, covering bespoke programming or expertise in specific software from mainstream suppliers, so it’s important to check the details of any ERP system developer jobs you see advertised. You’ll almost certainly be part of a group of developers, but at least you’ll be regularly liaising with stakeholders for whom you are developing the ERP, so team players are always valued.

This role can often be carried out remotely, too, and with a global need for experienced ERP developers, it might be a necessary part of the job. If you have a project management level position, you could well be overseeing a team, in which case interpersonal, delegation and potentially recruitment skills would be beneficial.

ERP System Developer Jobs in Cornwall

Located in the south-west of England, Cornwall is mainly surrounded by water, although it shares a border with Devon to the east. The region is recognised as a Celtic nation, home to the Cornish people, and many residents in the area believe that it should be allowed to split from England to become the fifth home nation of the UK.

Fishing and agriculture have long been part of the Cornish economy and from the Middle Ages, the mining of tin became one of the most important industries in the region. This continued to grow and in the early 19th century, copper mining also brought wealth to the area.

Within 50 years, however, metal mining started to decline and was replaced by the production of china clay. By the end of the 1990s, mining was almost completely gone from Cornwall.

These days, the Cornish economy mainly relies on agriculture and tourism and those seeking ERP System Developer opportunities will have various options to consider.

Food manufacturing companies like Ginsters, the West Cornwall Pasty Company and Dairy Crest are large employers in the region, while brewing is also a large industry, with Sharp's, Skinners and St Austell being just three of Cornwall's many beer companies.

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ERP system developers needed

ERP developers are in demand from the whole range of business, from multinational blue chips to SMEs. A diverse skill set and a proven ability to apply those skills to programming ERP systems can be immensely valuable to them. If you’re an ERP developer looking for great companies to work for, please get in touch – we might be able to help.

Employers looking for an ERP developer can rest assured that with Cast UK as your recruitment partner, you’ll be given only the best candidates with the most appropriate CVs for your requirements. Please call us on 0333 121 3345 so we can start matching your name with theirs.

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