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General Operative

Ref No: D/GO/06/24

Location: Drogheda
Closing Date: 3rd July 2024

We now wish to appoint a General Operative to join the team based at our Drogheda site.

The General Operative will be responsible for supporting the production and operational activities of the Drogheda site including cereal seed production, grass seed production, liquid fertiliser blending, harvest intake and grain drying operations and onsite grain storage.

The Role:

  • Support the harvest operational activities of grain intake, grain cleaning, grain drying and grain storage;
  • Production, dressing and packing of grass seed and cereal seed products;
  • Mixing and blending of liquid fertiliser;
  • Loading and unloading of incoming goods and outbound deliveries;
  • Assist with serving customers and the provision of excellent customer service;
  • Ensure all quality standards for the manufacture of grass seed, cereal seeds and grain storage are implemented;
  • Manage the receipt of incoming goods ensuring they are received on a timely basis.

The Person:

  • A good basic education with good numeracy and literacy skills;
  • A basic knowledge of and ability to use computers;
  • Have an interest in and knowledge of agriculture;
  • Have excellent communication skills and have a friendly, helpful, and enthusiastic personality;
  • Show attention to detail and solve problems creatively to help increase sales for customers and the agronomy team;
  • Hold a full driving licence;
  • Product knowledge of agricultural goods would be desirable, but training will be provided;
  • Ideally have a forklift and teleporter licence but not essential as training will be provided.
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About Us

Headquartered in Clonee, Co Meath, Drummonds is a leading supplier of agronomy services and agricultural inputs across the North East of Ireland. Annually at harvest the business processes more than 100,000 tonnes of native grain across eight locations, with manufacturing facilities for seeds and animal feeds in Drogheda and Navan.


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

Drummonds 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