Regulatory and Compliance Support

Devenish is a fast growing, innovative, international agri-food technology business, supplying innovative environmental, animal and human health solutions to the farm, feed and food industry internationally. Headquartered in Belfast, Devenish have five 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 UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Mexico and the USA.

The Role

This role will be a key support figure for Regulatory and Quality Compliance. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a degree in a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths). The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have good attention to detail and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Key duties include:

  • Assisting with the preparation and accurate administration of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for new and updated products, adhering to current and appropriate guidelines (may include UK, ROI and EU regulations and legislation)
  • Assisting with updates of all active SDS and labels which become subject to any legislative or substance classification changes
  • Support the Quality compliance team with a variety of duties including:
    • Conduct and report on weekly compliance checks
    • Assisting with the completion of Supplier Questionnaires
    • Preparation and support for internal and external audits
    • Conduct traceability exercises and gather all relevant reference documents

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths)
  • Experience of Safety Data Sheets and identification of hazardous materials
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills; evidence of an analytical approach to ensure effective implementation of written procedures including retention and disposal
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Full driving licence and access to a car
  • Prepared to travel to various sites across GB, NI and RoI as required

Desirable Criteria:

  • Awareness of CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging) requirements
  • Experience within a Manufacturing environment associated with animal feed / premixture production
  • Experience within a laboratory environment
  • Experience of conducting internal audits
  • Experience of SDS authoring including use of SDS software systems (e.g. LISAM)
  • Awareness of HACCP and Feed Hygiene requirements
  • Experience of working to various accreditation schemes (UFAS, FAMI-QS, BETA NOPS, FEMAS, ISO 90001:2015)

Salary and Benefits:

  • 37.5hr week, flexibility will be required
  • Based in Belfast, travel may be required
  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company matched pension scheme, paid via salary sacrifice
  • Corporate Health Cashplan
  • Internal training and professional development opportunities
How to Apply

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to by 5:00pm on Thursday 3rd December 2020.

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