Quality Department - 12-16 weeks summer placement

Devenish is an innovative, independent, international agri-technology company. It combines science, technology and innovation to support food production systems that improve performance and create value.

Devenish trades in over 30 countries, specialising in optimising nutrient use across the food chain, in order to proactively improve human health and the environment. It develops and delivers sustainable and innovative nutritional products and solutions for the feed industry, the food industry and for human health.

Headquartered in Belfast, Devenish has manufacturing sites across Ireland, the UK, USA, Turkey and Uganda, as well as offices in UAE, Uganda, Mexico, Philippines, Dominican Republic and India.

The Role:

At our Belfast production facility, we manufacture pre-mix and special feed for pigs, poultry, cattle, sheep, equine, game, companion animals and aquaculture. We also deliver tailored nutritional products and solutions for our customers' specific requirements.

We require a summer 2019 placement student for 12-16 weeks to cover:

  • Carrying out mini-projects for quality and technical for production compliance and data integrity
  • Quality control and formulations cover for staff holidays

Essential Criteria:

  • Studying a relevant degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work both unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Full driving licence
  • Ability to travel throughout the UK and Ireland as required is essential

Desirable Criteria:

Food safety or quality background/education would be preferred

Salary & Location:

16k pro rata salary - 12-16 weeks. You will be based at our production site in Belfast but must be flexible to visit other locations within the group if and when required.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, indicating why you are suitable for this role to:

Closing date for applications: 8th March 2019 at 5pm.

Devenish Nutrition Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community