Temporary Maintenance Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Maintenance Assistant to join our team and support general maintenance and seasonal ground work at our award winning facility in Auchincruive, Ayr. 

Neogen Europe Ltd covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) territories of Neogen Corporation, a top performing NASDAQ listed business employing over 1700 people worldwide.

Neogen Europe has been developing and supplying diagnostic kits and expert services to determine the quality and safety of food and agricultural products since 1998.  With wide ranging expertise, Neogen offers on-site diagnostic kits and laboratory testing services to ensure food safety throughout the entire supply chain, from farm to fork.

The main features of the role are:

  • General day to day maintenance of all Neogen Europe premises within the Auchincruive Estate.
  • Maintaining the grounds around the facility, including grass cutting, strimming, pruning, planting and weeding etc.
  • Office/lab clearances involving moving of heavy equipment and furniture.
  • Painting work where required.
  • Assisting with weekly fire alarm testing and associated checks.
  • Maintaining machinery, equipment and tools involved in maintenance work along with care of company vehicles.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • This role can be a physically demanding at times as heavy lifting, working outside and prolonged standing/ walking will be part of the job
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels.
  • Excellent time management/organisational skills with a good work ethic.
  • Full clean driving licence – preferable.
  • Previous building maintenance/good DIY experience - joinery, plumbing etc.

Duration of contract: April to October

Hours of work: 37 hours per week - Monday to Friday. Some overtime may be required from time to time.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing organisation. Company benefits include: service linked holidays, contributory pension scheme, complementary life insurance, share purchase scheme, cycle2work scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, subsidised Private Medical, and competitive salary.

If you are motivated by the above positions and you have the relevant skills and experience and are ready for an interesting, full time, permanent job with great job satisfaction then submit your CV and covering letter to AyrUKRecruitment@NEOGEN.com explaining what makes you stand out from the crowd!