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General Operator

Ref No: DFP/GO/06/24

Location: Duncrue Food Processing Plant
Closing Date: 25th July 2024

As a member of the Production Team the General Operator will report to the Department Supervisor. The job role involves being responsible for processing production in their department and ensuring that hygiene, quality and health and safety standards are maintained.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Machinery and equipment safety checks as necessary;
  • Maintaining appropriate records for department;
  • To fulfil daily production requirements as instructed by the Production Supervisor;
  • Responsible for keeping downline and waste to a minimum;
  • Engage in ensuring compliance with relevant sections of BRC & Customer food quality standards to ensure compliance;
  • Work with Operational Team Leader to meet the department goals and your agreed KPI’s. 

The Person:

  • Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience of record keeping with attention to detail;
  • An awareness of health and safety legislation;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills;
  • Good level of written and spoken English.

Preference will be given to those with:

  • Experience working in food manufacturing;
  • A valid forklift licence.

Normal working pattern is Monday to Friday 40 hours per week with variable start and finish times depending on business requirements.   

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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.

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