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Fane Valley is now one of Ireland's most progressive agri-food businesses, with interests in red meats, feed compounding, porridge oats and breakfast cereals, agricultural supplies, and renewable energy, operative across Europe. Our commitment to developing our work force is paramount in meeting our objective of delivering quality products with top class service at competitive prices.

Fane Valley has a diverse culture reflecting the diversity not only in the business functions but also in our locations. As a company we embrace change and continuously strive to be the best in whatever sector we enter.

Plant Operator

Reference: Ref: FVF/PO/06/18

Closing Date: 29th May 2018

Fane Valley Feeds is one of the largest feed companies in Northern Ireland with manufacturing facilities in Omagh and Newry. Our workforce is paramount to meet our objective of delivering quality products, with top class service, at competitive prices. As a company we embrace change and continuously strive to be the best in whatever sector we enter.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions at our Newry mill.

We wish to recruit a Plant Operator who will be responsible for operating a highly computerised manufacturing process, supervising intake, maintaining mill hygiene standards and operating a forklift. We seek an individual who has the ability to work as part of a small and dedicated team of mill staff.

  • All applicants are expected to have a good standard of education, with GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English and excellent I.T. skills. Ideally applicants will have previous experience of working in an animal feed mill or have an agricultural background, although this is not essential as training will be provided.
  • The hours of work will be based on a two shift rotating pattern with a day shift from 6am to 2pm and an evening shift from 2pm to 10pm. Flexibility is also required to work Saturday morning overtime when necessary.
  • In return we offer the opportunity to undertake training so you can develop your skills and highly competitive rates of pay.

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley.
Email:, Tel: (028) 9261 0480  or download an application form at

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