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Technical Plant Operator

Ref No: DFP/TPO/11/23

Location: Belfast
Closing Date: 15th December 2023

The Technical Plant Operator will be responsible for the efficient running of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and external service areas along with providing support to the maintenance department as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and run the Wastewater Treatment Plant on a daily basis;
  • Work with the Maintenance Department, when necessary, to ensure any issues with Wastewater Treatment Plant are dealt with in a timely manner;
  • Machinery and equipment safety checks as necessary;
  • Maintaining appropriate records for Department;
  • Maintain stock levels and dosing systems of chemicals on site;
  • Work with Maintenance Team Leader to meet the Department goals your agreed KPI’s. 

The Person:

  • Previous working experience of PLC control screens;
  • A working knowledge of chemical use and storage;
  • Working knowledge of health and safety procedures;
  • Good mechanical knowledge;
  • A minimum of one years experience within a Production Environment. 

Preference will be given to those with:

  • Hold a valid forklift licence;
  • Hold a valid MEWP licence;
  • Experience of working within a Maintenance Department. 

Normal working pattern is Monday to Friday 10.00am to 6.30pm. 

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.

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley.  Email:, Tel: (028) 92 619620 or apply direct through our Get Got Portal

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00pm on Friday 15th December 2023.

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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