Team Leader

Devenish Nutrition Ltd 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 has 5 manufacturing sites in the UK, including A-One and Hi Peak Feeds, as well as United States and Mexico.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen within the Operations departments for a Team Leader at our Belfast Mill. Reporting to the relevant Shift Manager, the successful candidate will lead a team and support the Shift Manager to deliver set KPI's within Safety, Quality, Delivery and Technical Objectives to meet production demands. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, results-driven person with a professional manner.

Key duties include:
  • Promote a harmonious working environment
  • Promote a safe working environment through Health & Safety program
  • Participate in and contribute to Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure timely production and despatch of orders
  • Assigning workloads
Essential Criteria:
  • Minimum 2 years' experience within a the same or a similar role
  • Previous experience within a production/manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work as a strong team player and demonstrate a knowledge of output and quality standards
  • Ability to operate manufacturing equipment
  • Computer literate and experience of computer-controlled production process
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Willingness to learn new roles
  • Physical capability to meeting the manual handling aspects of the role
  • A good level of both written and verbal English
  • Ability to multi-task and plan ahead to meet production needs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing industry
  • Willingness to learn new skills and be open to development
  • Willingness to cover shift managers as and when needed
Desirable Criteria:
  • Forklift Counter Balance licence would be advantageous
  • Previous supervisory experience would be advantageous
  • Full clean Driving Licence
Salary and Benefits:
  • Competitive industry rate dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company matched pension scheme paid via salary sacrifice
  • 36-42 hours per week following a shift pattern, flexibility will be required
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan
  • Based in Duncrue, Belfast
How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter to or a paper copy to your manager.

Closing date for applications: 16th July 2019.

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