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HGV Driver

Ref No: DFP/D/10/21

Location: Duncrue Food Processing Plant
Closing Date: 5th November 2021

The successful candidate’s job role will be to collect raw material from various meat plants throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as well as carry out regular safety checks on your Company vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect raw material from abattoir;
  • Inspect raw material and make sure it is of the standard required;
  • Take responsibility for the safety of your vehicle and complete daily safety checks as required;
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle (inside and out);
  • Assist with loading and unloading of lorries.

The Person:

  • Have a valid HGV Class CE licence;
  • Hold a Digital Tachograph;
  • Regular and current experience of driving artic lorries (1 year minimum);
  • Excellent communication;
  • Good spoken and written English;
  • Flexible approach to work;
  • Customer focused attitude;
  • A willingness to learn;
  • Have a valid CPC card.

Preference will be given to those with:

  • Forklift licence – Counterbalance;
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

A normal working week is Monday to Friday, operating on a 4-week rotating shift pattern, occasional weekend work may be required depending on the operational needs of the business.

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.

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