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Data Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra!

Dechra are a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2500 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business.

The Opportunity 

This is a critical role for our business functions across the globeYou will be responsible for providing support to the data strategy through improving extraction, load and transformation areas, and for managing relationships with external developers, consultants and internal stakeholders. You will also assist business decisions by driving improvements in data analysis.

Role Responsibility

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied remit and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Explore and extract data from multiple sources and interrogate this data to create meaningful insights.
  • Generate large databases from various sources of structured and unstructured data.
  • Analyse data and generate statistical information to identify trends and patterns.
  • Provide user support services to ensure problems are remediated quickly and effectively.
  • Ensure all internal data models are structured in line with our current business process framework.
  • Gather and validate development requests from the business and update the business on data improvements.
  • Create and manage project plans based upon agreed development work and ensure delivery in line with agreed timescales.
  • Develop, execute, and document user test plans ensuring that any modifications are robustly tested and accepted by the user group prior to going live.
  • Assist in the development of the BI strategy to ensure that BI capabilities match the long-term strategic aims of the business.
  • Responsible for own personal health & safety.

The Ideal Candidate

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly keen to hear from those who have/are:


  • Excellent planning, analytical, organisational, project management and decision making skills
  • Able to understand and analyse complex data sets
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management abilities
  • Excellent knowledge of English (verbal and in writing)
  • Able to form relationships with wide range of people and strong team player with collaboration skills on an international level
  • Significant experience of Business Intelligence systems, including maintenance and development of these systems
  • Knowledge of Power BI or BI software
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with databases and structured query language (SQL)
  • Knowledge of working with an ERP such as Oracle, SAP, or a related product
  • Relevant degree or similar
  • Willing to travel globally and domestically as required


  • Experience of working in a manufacturing and/or pharmaceutical Company
  • Project Management Qualification


About the Company

All applications received are reviewed by our internal talent acquisition team and we will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. Should you not hear back from us within 28 days please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies which may be suitable and we encourage you to keep an eye on our careers site. For any questions or queries, please contact us at

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC

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