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Trainee Ruminant Technical Specialist

Ref No: FVF/RTS/10/23

Location: Omagh
Closing Date: 31st October 2023

As part of our ambitious growth strategy there is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Trainee Ruminant Technical Specialist at our Omagh Mill.

The Role:

Reporting to the Technical Support Manager the Trainee Ruminant Technical Specialist will be responsible to provide technical advice and support to customers on ruminant nutrition, diet formulation and feeding practice to maximise milk production and live weight gain.

The Person:

  • Possess sound knowledge of the Northern Ireland agricultural industry;
  • Experience in Customer Support;
  • Be IT literate;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills;
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative and within a busy team;
  • Show attention to detail and able to prioritise a busy workload;
  • Have a full current driving licence valid in the UK;
  • A third level qualification in an agricultural related discipline is desirable, 2023 Graduates welcome;
  • Possessing a sound knowledge and experience of ruminant production and nutrition and;
  • Good practical dairy cow and cattle livestock skills as well as a full knowledge of the major drivers affecting the dairy, beef and sheep industries would be an advantage.
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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