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Store Yard Person

Ref No: FVS/SYP/06/21

Location: Ballymena
Closing Date: 9th July 2021

We are currently recruiting a Store Yard Person for a position based at our Ballymena store.

The Role: 

• Provide excellent customer service at all times; 

• Providing sales and technical advice to customers on yard and warehouse products; 

• Assisting customers with the loading of goods outwards; 

• Unload and check all goods inwards and notify the manager of any shortages or damaged goods; 

• Ensure that the yard and warehouse are organised and maintained to a tidy and well-presented standard; 

• Assist with the management of stock levels for the yard and warehouse; 

• Supporting other store functions when needed; 

• Complying with relevant legal obligations. 

The Person: 

• A good basic education which includes GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent); 

• Hold a Forklift Licence or willing to be trained; 

• Competence in the use of computers; 

• Have an interest in and knowledge of agriculture; 

• Demonstrate excellent communication skills and have a friendly, helpful and enthusiastic personality; 

• Ideally have previous experience in a retail store environment; 

• Ideally have knowledge of computerised stock control systems; 

• A recognised agricultural qualification and retail product knowledge of agricultural goods would be an advantage. 

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About Us

Fane Valley Stores is the largest retail distributor of animal health, crop protection, livestock identification products and general farm supplies in Northern Ireland. Our expanding network of agri-retail stores is complemented by a market leading online trading platform.

Technical support and advice is also one of our strengths with customers having access to Fane Valley’s growing team of technical specialists in animal health, soil health and crop agronomy.


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 Stores 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