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 invite applications for the following position based at our Omagh mill;

Plant Operator

Job Ref No: FVF/PO/10/21

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:

  • Must have a good standard of education, with GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English; 
  • Must be IT literate and ideally have previous experience using computerised production equipment;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and within a busy team;
  • Preferably candidates will have previous experience working in an animal feed mill or have an agricultural background;
  • Ideally have a forklift licence but not essential as training will be provided.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday based on a three-shift rotating pattern. Flexibility is also required to work Saturday morning overtime when necessary.

In return the company offers an excellent rate of pay, private medical insurance, private pension, 32 days annual leave and the opportunity to undertake training so you can develop your skills. 

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

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 5.00pm on Friday 22nd October 2021.

Fane Valley Feeds is an equal opportunities employer

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