Workington Mill produces premium paperboard under the brand Incada. Our paperboard is an integral part of the shopping experience for our clients’ customers. Since 2013 we have powered the mill almost entirely by fossil fuel free energy. We value our employees and products highly. Today we are approximately 340 co-workers. Our integrated pulp and paperboard mill is located to the west of the beautiful Lake District in the north of England.

Your future challenge

We seek an IT System Analyst who will cover IT & systems mill-wide.  The successful candidate will sustain and improve the reliability, availability and costs for IT systems within budget frames, policies and in support of the overall objectives of the Mill. 

Reporting to the IT Team Leader the successful candidate will: 

  • Project manage and lead key business projects
  • Support and maintain sustainable IT services
  • Communicate changes and information and demonstrate behaviour which encourages a single cohesive IT department
  • Hold responsibility for safety and security within the IT Team and the systems that you support
  • Provide assistance to other members of the IT department as required
  • Present a professional personal and Company image
  • Drive personal development 

The successful IT System Analyst will possess: 

  • Practical industry experience and skills in some of the following technologies - MS .NET, MS SQL including SSRS, Oracle DB, C#
  • A relevant degree in Information Technology - or equivalent
  • Practical industry experience of managing large scale business system implementations, application consolidation and data migrations
  • Proven track record in successful Project Management of IT projects including scope and issue management and prioritisation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources, ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills
  • Good skills in analysis, design and problem solving
  • A forward thinking attitude with good business appreciation

We offer you:

  • A competitive salary DOE
  • Contributory pension plan
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and the option to buy additional holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Private health scheme
  • A range of benefits to support your health and wellbeing 
  • On-site staff canteen 
  • Cycle to work scheme

We are devoted and committed to developing our teams and ensuring that our staff have the courage, commitment and responsibility to perform at their best.  We provide significant resources to enable you to achieve your potential and expect our staff to perform to the best of their ability at all times.  

Apply today

If you’re looking for the opportunity to challenge yourself and make a positive impact with a pioneering customer orientated business, we’d love to hear from you. 

To apply, please click the “Apply for this position” link at the end of the advert and upload your CV to arrive by 1600 hours on Sunday 26th June 2022 

Holmen is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. 

Employment level

Permanent employment

Working hours


Occupation degree

Full time



Last day of application

26 June, 2022

Val Warren

Human Resources Officer

01900 600127

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We let the forest grow and give

Holmen’s operations are powered by the forest. The growing trees, the water rushing down the mighty rivers and the wind blowing through the treetops. This is the heart of Holmen, a business built around the forest ecocycle and the renewable products we can create from it. Our business areas are Forest, Renewable Energy, Wood Products, Paperboard and Paper. With a workforce of 3 500 people, we create a sustainable future and value for shareholders, customers and society with courage, commitment and responsibility.

Premium paperboard for conscious brands Holmen Iggesund develops premium paperboard for conscious brands with high ambitions in sectors such as cosmetics, electronics, pharmaceuticals and food. With a focus on creating solutions that stem from real insights together with our customers, our product families Invercote and Incada are reknowned for their durability, excellent design properties and low climate footprint. We use fresh fibre from sustainably managed and certified forests. Our production and processing facilities are located in Iggesund and Strömsbruk in Sweden and Workington in the UK.