Plant Operator

Employer Information

Fane Valley Group


T: 028 92610480


Fane Valley Feeds is one of the largest animal feed manufacturers in Northern Ireland with manufacturing facilities in Omagh and Newry. With one of the most modern animal feed mills in Europe, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to manufacturing the highest quality animal feeds for our customers.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Plant Operator to join our team based at our Omagh mill.

Plant Operator
Job Ref No: FVF/PO/05/23

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, Plant Operators are an integral part of our day-to-day operation, being responsible for the production and quality checking of all orders in the mill.

The Role:

  • Operating a highly computerised manufacturing process;
  • Supervising raw material intake;
  • Warehouse duties including operating a forklift truck;
  • Performing product quality checks and maintaining mill hygiene standards.

The Person:

  • A good standard of education, with GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and within a busy team;
  • Preferably have previous experience working in an industrial environment or have previous experience using computerised production equipment;
  • Ideally have a forklift licence but not essential as training will be provided;
  • Having an interest in and knowledge of agriculture is desirable.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday based on a three-shift rotating pattern.

In return the company offers 32 days annual leave and the opportunity to undertake training so you can develop your skills. 

The company also offers an attractive rate of pay and benefits package which includes Healthcare Plan for employees and their children under 18, Company Pension & Life Assurance, Health & Well-Being strategy which incorporates a range of on-going initiatives and programmes.

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email:, Tel: (028) 9261 0480 or apply on our GetGot portal

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 5.00pm on Wednesday 31st May 2023.

Fane Valley Feeds is an equal opportunities employer

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