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General Operative

Ref No: SD/GO/10/21

Location: Donegal
Closing Date: 11th October 2021

We now wish to recruit for the following position at our Ballindrait mill.

Milling since 1865 Smyths Daleside are the leading manufacturer of animal feed in the North West of Ireland. For over 155 years we have been making the highest quality feeds with the aim of exceeding our customers’ expectations. 

The Job:

• Provide excellent customer service at all times;

• Picking orders and loading lorries for next day deliveries;

• Assisting customers with the loading of goods outwards;

• Unload and check all goods inwards and notify the manager of any shortages or damaged goods;

• Ensure that the yard and warehouse are organised and maintained to a tidy and well-presented standard;

• Assist with the management of stock levels for the yard and warehouse;

• Adhere to all health and safety regulations;

• Supporting other store functions when needed.

The Person:

• Have a good basic education; 

• A basic knowledge of and ability to use computers; 

• A working knowledge of stock control measures;

• Have an interest in and knowledge of agriculture;

• Demonstrate excellent communication skills and have a friendly, helpful and enthusiastic personality;

• Ideally have previous work experience in a warehouse environment;

• Ideally have a forklift licence but not essential as training will be provided.

The hours of work:

The hours of work are 4:00pm – 12 midnight Monday – Thursday and 3:00pm – 11:00pm Friday during November – April and 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Thursday and 8:00am – 3:30pm Friday during May – October.  Flexibility is also required to work Saturday morning overtime when necessary.

To apply please forward a current CV and cover letter to the HR Manager, Smyths Daleside, Ballindrait, Lifford, Co Donegal, F93 K447 or email hrmanager@smythsfeeds.com

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About Us

Smyths Daleside, one of the most modern mills in Ireland, manufacture high quality animal feeds for ruminant and monogastric animals (Beef, Dairy, Calf, Sheep, Horse, Pig and Poultry). All products are specially designed by some of the top nutritionists in the country and provide essential vitamins.

Smyths Daleside is one of the biggest manufacturing firms in the area and provide employment for 58 people at present with sales from Donegal to Sligo, Mayo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Monaghan and Cavan, and cover all counties in Northern Ireland.

Culture

Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Smyths Daleside Feeds is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.

Benefits

In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.