Maintenance Engineer

Based in Belfast, we 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 four 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 Maintenance and Facilities Manager, the successful candidate for this day shift role will have responsibility of providing engineering support to the production team.


  • Carry out all planned, preventative and corrective maintenance tasks in accordance with maintenance systems
  • Investigate, root cause analyses and resolve problems relating to machines and provide support for process and quality issues
  • Ensure all related documentation & record keeping for the shift is up to date
  • Provide comprehensive breakdown information and actions taken to support the planned maintenance system
  • Adhere to all Health & Safety guidelines and requirements

Essential Criteria:

  • Time served qualification and a minimum of 3 years' experience in a maintenance engineering role
  • Good working knowledge of pneumatic and electrical control systems
  • Good working knowledge of product transfer systems including elevators, drag-chain and auger feed systems
  • Experience in troubleshooting and fault finding
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • An ability to work on own initiative but also to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production and engineering environment
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Proactive and motivated with the ability to resolve intricate situations

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience within a production/ manufacturing environment
  • Mechanically biased

What we offer:

  • Based in Belfast
  • 40 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 26th March 2024

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