Despatch Operator

Employer Information

Fane Valley Group


T: 028 92610480


Established in 1841, White’s, a subsidiary of Fane Valley Co-operative is Ireland’s leading producer of porridge oats and oat-based breakfast cereals and a key player within the Northern Ireland Agri Food Industry.

Having experienced strong growth in recent years due to continued demand for healthy, sustainable and innovative plant- based foods, the company now markets and sells its range of porridge oats, granolas and mueslis into all leading multiple and independent retailers across the UK, Ireland and international markets. Its product offering has grown exponentially over the years into a market leading and award winning brand and now holds numerous awards from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Great Taste, Irish and UK Quality Food Awards and Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards.

As a result of this growth, we wish to recruit for the role of Despatch Operative: As Despatch Operative, you will take responsibility for the loading and unloading of goods in and out, primary inspection of goods in and out along with general duties in the warehouse, packaging and storage areas.

• Ensure there is an adequate supply of packaging to production lines for routine operation in line with production schedule;
• Segregate allergens and organic product from standard stock; • Stock rotation and reconciliations;
• Complete paperwork accurately;
• Operate the IT system for stock movements, packaging finished goods and despatch notes;
• Loading and unloading the trailers of despatched and received goods, along with completion of associated paperwork;
• Ensure cleaning schedule for warehouse, despatch area, weighbridge and loading yard is periodically completed.

• A minimum of 1 years previous experience in a similar role;
• At least 1 years fork truck experience and valid licence (Counter Balance, Reach, and Pallet Truck);
• A shunter licence;
• Previous experience of stock taking packaging, ingredients & finished goods, and adjusting variances;
• High standard of written and spoken English;
• Good standard of administration and IT skills;
• A working appreciation of health and safety legislation

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible in their working hours to accommodate the operational needs of the business which may include shift work

  • Permanent
  • Tandragee
  • Closing date: Monday 27 Mar 2023
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