Formulations Administrator

Headquartered 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 Technical Manager, you will work within a Technical department supporting the 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.

Main duties include:

  • Solely responsible for the setup of premix and feed non-conforming consumption (after confirmation from senior manager/nutritionist).
  • Responsible for ensuring the physical non-conforming stock and Nav stock levels correlate and are reflected on premix works orders.
  • Responsible for completing quarterly non-conforming stock takes with the Stock Controller and ensures count is accurately reflected on Navision.
  • Leads weekly meetings to root cause free stock additions and liaises with reps/nutritionists/production to minimize stock levels before it becomes non-conforming.
  • Lead weekly non-conforming meetings to discuss potential consumption plans.
  • Communication of slow-moving stock and aged stock to sector heads, reps and nutritionists.
  • To work as part of a team with the common objective of efficiently developing the company consistent with our quality objectives.
  • To be contactable outside of core hours and at the weekends to answer production non-conforming related queries.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as required by your line manager.
  • Compliant with Health and Safety

Essential Criteria:

  • Good analytical skills, numeracy accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent 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 and proficient in MS packages
  • 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:

  • 3rd level or equivalent qualification in agriculture, animal science or related subject
  • 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
  • Corporate 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 21st August 2023

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