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General Operative

Ref No: FVF/GO/01/22

Location: Newry Mill
Closing Date: 7th February 2022

We now invite applications for the following position based at our Newry mill.

Fane Valley Feeds is one of the largest animal feed manufacturers in Northern Ireland with facilities in Omagh and Newry. With one of the most modern animal feed mills in Europe, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to manufacturing the highest quality animal feeds for our customers.

The Role: 

The General Operative will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness of the plant, equipment, facilities and yard area. The successful candidate will also be required to perform general yard duties such as unloading goods inwards, assisting customers with collections and ensuring the warehouse is organised and tidy.

The Person: 

• Be self-motivated and demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative;

• Be able to demonstrate good organisational skills;

• Have an awareness of health and safety procedures;

• Have the ability to follow documented schedules and instructions;

• Ideally have previous relevant work experience;

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

The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.30pm. Flexibility is also required to work Saturday morning overtime when necessary.

In return the company offers an excellent rate of pay, private medical insurance, private pension, 32 days annual leave and the opportunity to undertake training so you can develop your skills.  

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email:, Tel: (028) 9261 0480 or apply on our GET GOT platform. 

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About Us

Fane Valley Feeds is the leading Agri supply Co-op in Northern Ireland with two modern feed mills in Omagh and Newry and Agri stores across the province. With a strong technical support proposition, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to improving its farmer customers’ businesses, providing superlative service and the best quality feeds on the market.

With one of the most modern animal feed manufacturing facilities in Europe, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to manufacturing the highest quality feeds for our customers. Both our Omagh and Newry sites operate to UFAS manufacturing standards and our delivery fleet is TASCC assured.


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

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


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.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better