Vacancies


At John Thompson and Sons Ltd , we are on the lookout for talented, innovative and ambitious individuals to join our team. We offer vacancies across a broad range of disciplines, with great career development opportunities. Thompsons is the largest Feed Mill in Europe and has the largest market share of the animal feed market in Northern Ireland, including significant sales in ROI. It is a highly successful business with a Turnover of £200M and 180 employees based in York Road, Belfast. As part of the W&R Barnett Group, one of NI’s largest businesses, Thompsons is uniquely positioned to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of multiple companies in the sector. The manufacturing plant is highly automated and the organisation continues to invest in nutritional R&D, “Feeding Innovation” to stay ahead of the competition and to help the local agricultural sector to thrive. With complete traceability, extensive accreditation and a desire to excel and invest in all areas of the business, the Thompsons team have an ethos of continuous improvement that has proved successful for many decades. All current job vacancies at John Thompson and Sons Ltd are listed below:

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Control Room Operator

Job Type: Control Room Operator
Location: York Road, Belfast
Closing Date: 15/04/24

This role will impact on the success of the company through accurate and timely production of company products to meet customer requirements.


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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Job Type: Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Location: York Road, Belfast
Closing Date: 19/04/24

This role will impact the success of the company through the effective maintenance and repair of plant equipment to ensure the manufacture of animal feeds for our customers.


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Quality Control Technician

Job Type: Quality Control Technician
Location: York Road, Belfast
Closing Date: 16/04/24

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of our product quality and feed safety. Through daily process and product checks, investigation and appropriate corrective actions where necessary, the Quality Control Technician will ensure integrity, safety and customer requirements of the feed are met on an ongoing basis.


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Production Engineer

Job Type: Production Engineer
Location: York Road, Belfast
Closing Date: 19/04/24

To analyse and optimise the process control of all production processes in the mill so that performance targets are met. To provide technical process leadership on shift when required. To work with other members of the production & engineering teams to identify opportunities to reduce waste, minimise lost time and maximise process efficiency.