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Over 30 years of nutritional
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UK & Ireland Vacancies

Sales & Customer Service Advisor

A-One Feeds is a premium manufacturer and supplier of feeds and supplements for piglets, game and ruminants in the UK, Ireland and Denmark. As part of the Devenish Group, 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.

The Role - An opportunity has arisen for a Sales & Customer Service Advisor reporting into our Sales Director.
The successful candidate will ideally have experience in a similar role. We are a small team and are looking for someone who can be flexible and willing to get involved in all aspects of Customer Service, can prioritise workload and meet deadlines with accuracy and efficiency.

Key Responsibilities include:

Working closely with the Commercial Team duties will include but not limited to:


  • Manages reception area and looks after visitors
  • Answers phone calls and transfers them as necessary
  • Manging diary for conference room meetings, booking rooms, and planning refreshments
  • Hotel Bookings for various functions
  • Taking orders / enquiries over the phone from customers and sales reps
  • Inputting orders onto the system
  • Inputting production data
  • Requesting prescriptions for any medicated feed for farm animals - liaising with vets and inhouse nutritionists to cover any issues with medication
  • Using in house computer system to create new and update customer accounts / entering end of month stock take and daily data input of feed production
  • Assisting in all aspects of day to day administrative tasks and maintenance of administrative systems, policies and procedures to enable the company to operate effectively and efficiently to provide high level administrative support.
  • Maintains stock and orders office supplies as needed


Skills and abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • A good strong work ethic with the ability to show initiative, work on their own and as part of a team
  • Computer literate
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • Company Health Cash Plan
  • 40hr week, flexibility will be required
  • Based in Dishforth


If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter indicating why you are suitable for this role and salary expectations to: HR@devenish.com
Closing date for applications: 23rd April 2021


Health Safety and Environmental Officer

A-One Feed Supplements Ltd provides products and services to the livestock industry as a whole. Specialising in feeding the young animal, over 35 years the business has built an enviable reputation for quality and service.

A vacancy has arisen for a Health Safety and Environmental Officer. This role will be responsible for leading on the Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives across our A-One sites located in Dishforth and Milby.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote a positive proactive culture towards health and safety.
  • Keeping the Site leads informed of statutory requirements and ensuring compliance from EHS regulations.
  • Providing an advisory service on EHS matters.
  • Ensure in depth completion of accident and incident investigation (reactive) and devising strategies and guidance to target improvements.
  • Ensure risk assessments (general and specific) and development of safe working practices are undertaken to promote a safe working environment and provide advice and guidance when required. These will be wide ranging but will include:
    • COIVD-19
    • COSH, MSDS
    • Manual Handling, DSE, First Aid etc
    • Production/Manufacturing and Office employees
  • Arranging and/or undertaking regular inspections, audits, health surveillance, surveys and tests to assess the standards achieved using, where appropriate, external assistance.
  • Liaising with managers and technical personnel to ensure that health and safety aspects of all new plant, equipment and processes are fully assessed.
  • Reporting notifiable incidents to the appropriate authority.
  • Ensuring compliance with fire and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Providing periodic EHS, KPI and performance reporting.
  • Conduct Environmental monitoring and follow-up on remedial actions.
  • Assistance in the claim management process, with the legal and HR team.
  • Providing advice in investigations into the cause of significant accidents and dangerous occurrences and carrying out recommendations for remedial actions.
  • Arranging and/or undertaking regular and statutory inspections, audits, surveys and tests to assess the standards achieved using, where appropriate, external assistance.


Essential Criteria:

  • NEBOSH certification or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience (or equivalent) in the same or a similar role
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Good understanding of the wider environment to make appropriate resource decisions
  • A good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Previous experience of carrying out in-depth incident/ accident investigations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Highly motivated and results orientated
  • Resilient - works well under pressure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Strong analytical problem-solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build constructive working relationships and work collaboratively with others
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Prepared to travel to various sites across GB, NI and RoI as required


Desirable Criteria:

  • Degree in Health, Safety and Environmental discipline
  • First Aid trained
  • Experience of leading or coordinating a significant change or safety programme
  • Experience of undertaking HSE investigations and decision making
  • Experience within a Manufacturing/Production environment
  • Experience in working towards ISO standards
  • Knowledge of CDM Regulations


Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan with access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Internal training and development opportunities


If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter indicating why you are suitable for this role to: michelle.mccann@devenish.com
Closing date for applications: 5pm 23rd April 2021