Formulations Administrator

Based in Belfast, Devenish are a leading provider of environmental, animal and human health solutions and a key influencer in driving health and sustainability throughout the food chain. Devenish has three manufacturing sites in the UK and four in the United States, from where they supply innovative nutritional solutions and technical expertise to producers through the farm, feed and food industry in the UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australasia, Latin America, and the USA.

The Role

Reporting to the Formulations Supervisor, you will work within a busy department supporting the North West Europe Technical, Commercial and Operational teams.

This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated person who is looking for a career within the agri-feed industry.

Responsibilities include:

  • On a day-to-day basis you will use a software system to input data and information for diet formulation, prescription diets and product labelling.
  • Liaising with internal departments and external parties to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Creating product and label specifications whilst complying with current legislation
  • Assisting with the set-up of new raw materials and manufactured products on computer system

Essential Criteria:

  • 3rd level or equivalent qualification in agriculture, animal science or related subject
  • Excellent analytical skills, numeracy accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build constructive working relationships and work collaboratively with others
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work both within a team and unsupervised
  • Full driving licence and access to a car

Desirable Criteria:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Experience of Navision

What we offer:

  • Based in Belfast
  • 37.5 hour week
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan and Employee Assistant Programme
  • Westfield Rewards
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Cycle to Work

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV to

Closing date for applications is 28th November 2022

The Devenish Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.