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Plant Operator

Ref No: FVF/PO/11/21

Location: Omagh
Closing Date: 6th December 2021

We now invite applications for the following position based at our Omagh mill.

Fane Valley Feeds is one of the largest animal feed manufacturers in Northern Ireland with facilities in Omagh and Newry. With one of the most modern animal feed mills in Europe, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to manufacturing the highest quality animal feeds for our customers.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, Plant Operators are an integral part of our day-to-day operation, being responsible for the production and quality checking of all orders in the mill.

The Role:

• Operating a highly computerised manufacturing process; 

• Supervising raw material intake; 

• Warehouse duties including operating a forklift truck; 

• Performing product quality checks and maintaining mill hygiene standards.

The Person:

• Must have a good standard of education, with GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English;

• Must be IT literate and ideally have previous experience using computerised production equipment;

• Ability to work on own initiative and within a busy team; 

• Preferably candidates will have previous experience working in an animal feed mill or have an agricultural background;

• Ideally have a forklift licence but not essential as training will be provided.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday based on a three-shift rotating pattern. Flexibility is also required to work Saturday morning overtime when necessary.

In return the company offers an excellent rate of pay, private medical insurance, private pension, 32 days annual leave and the opportunity to undertake training so you can develop your skills. 

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email:, Tel: (028) 9261 0480 or apply on our GET GOT platform. 

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About Us

Fane Valley Feeds is the leading Agri supply Co-op in Northern Ireland with two modern feed mills in Omagh and Newry and Agri stores across the province. With a strong technical support proposition, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to improving its farmer customers’ businesses, providing superlative service and the best quality feeds on the market.

With one of the most modern animal feed manufacturing facilities in Europe, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to manufacturing the highest quality feeds for our customers. Both our Omagh and Newry sites operate to UFAS manufacturing standards and our delivery fleet is TASCC assured.


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

Fane Valley Feeds 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