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Quality Assurance Technician

Ref No: FVF/QAT/02/24

Location: Omagh
Closing Date: 26th February 2024

We now have an opportunity for a Quality Assurance Technician to join our team based at our Omagh mill.

The Role:

  • Day-to-day running of the QA function to ensure compliance with feed quality and safety standards;
  • Daily tasks include NIR analysis of raw materials and finished feed; product durability testing; completing quality checks; ensuring production records have been correctly completed; analysing and reporting of laboratory test results; training other staff in quality procedures;
  • Conduct audits and process reviews in line with established schedules and procedures;
  • Manage and develop the existing HACCP system in line with legislative requirements;
  • Investigate customer complaints and ensure corrective actions are put in place;
  • Prepare for and facilitate third party regulator and customer site audits;
  • Monitor and enforce general good manufacturing practices including compliance to established procedures, recording of QA checks and documenting inspections;
  • Monitor labelling information and carrying out compliance checks.

The Person:

  • Hold a relevant third level qualification in Food Technology, Food Science, Quality Management or equivalent;
  • A motivated, methodical, reliable person who can demonstrate good attention to detail, work on your own initiative and be able to communicate clearly with others;
  • You will have an excellent standard of IT literacy;
  • Ideally you will have previous experience of auditing and corrective action reporting;
  • Ideally you will have knowledge of HACCP, quality management systems and codes of practice such as UFAS. 
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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