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General Operative

Ref No: DFP/GO/09/22

Location: Duncrue Food Processing Plant
Closing Date: 10th October 2022

To provide cover within production across a variety of departments.

Alfa Department – To produce a top quality edible beef dripping (oil from process) in keeping with customer requirements and specifications, maintaining the quality and safety of the product necessary to achieve this objective.

Bleaching Department – To ensure the secondary process of oil is finished to the highest standard of quality and safety prior to the packing procedures.

Drying Department – To produce and pack dried edible beef protein fit for human consumption under strict safety and quality procedures.

Packing Department – To package a finished good, in keeping with customer order requirements, specifications and times whilst maintaining the quality and safety necessary to achieve this objective.

Despatch Department – To despatch product to customer as per the customer order and specification.  Complete necessary stock takes, stock rotation and documentation.


  • Machinery and equipment safety checks;
  • Running machinery as required;
  • Ensuring department’s safety and hygiene;
  • Maintaining appropriate records for department;
  • To meet, communicate and report to management;
  • To produce a quality oil to customer specifications;
  • To fulfil daily production requirements;
  • Monitor temperature control;
  • Maintain high degree of department cleanliness;
  • Maintain high degree of personal hygiene;
  • Liaise with the different department as necessary departments. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous work experience in a food manufacturing environment;
  • An awareness of health and safety legislation;
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrate accuracy completing paperwork.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Knowledge of HACCP and CCP’s.

Applicants have to be prepared to work a variety of hours from Monday to Friday in order to cover the needs of the Production Department. 

In return all employees will have access to a Healthcare Plan (includes children up to the age of 18), Company Pension with Life Assurance and an active Health and Well Being strategy.

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About Us

Duncrue Food Processors Ltd (DFP) was established in 1979 and has grown to become one of the UK’s leading Beef Dripping producers. Its primary operation is the manufacture of high-quality Beef Dripping which is sold to the fast food, catering and food manufacturing industries.

With a dedication to total quality, the company has Grade 'AA' BRC approval and has established an enviable reputation for producing market leading products, manufactured to the very highest quality standards. Major investment by the company in our refining and de-odorising plant together with our in-house laboratory has ensured that we are equipped to meet the changing demands of our customers.


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

Duncrue Food Processors 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.