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General Operator (Alpha Intake Department)

Ref No: DFP/GOI/07/21

Location: Belfast
Closing Date: 2nd July 2021

We now wish to recruit for the following position:

Duncrue Food Processors Ltd (DFP) has been in operation for over thirty years. DFP has grown to be one of the UK’s leading beef dripping producers. Our primary operation is the manufacture of high quality beef dripping which is sold to the fast food, catering and food manufacturing industries.

You will work in a team 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.

Main Responsibilities:

• Inspection and monitoring of raw material;
• Maintain Hygiene and cleanliness of the department inc. bin washing;
• Fork Lift Driving – Counterbalance;
• Loading and unloading lorries;
• Maintaining appropriate records for the department;
• Assist with any other aspects of production.

Essential Criteria:

• Previous work experience in a food manufacturing environment;
• Experience of record keeping with attention to detail;
• Hold a valid Counterbalance Forklift Licence;
• An awareness of health and safety legislation;
• Demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills;
• Demonstrate accuracy completing paperwork.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

• Previous work experience in the meat industry;
• Knowledge of HACCP and CCP’s.

The successful candidate will be required to work shifts.
Monday – Friday (1.30pm – 10pm / 5pm – 1.30am on a rotating 2-week pattern)

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email:, Tel: (028) 92 610480 or apply direct through our Get Got Portal.

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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