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Careers at Foyle Food Group

Foyle Food Group is one of the largest red meat processors in the UK with over 1,350 employees on sites in both Northern Ireland, England and the Republic of Ireland. We have employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of careers.

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Company Accountant

Department

Sales – Admin – Finance

Location

Foyle Shared Service Office - Omagh

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

08/07/2022

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group is seeking to recruit a Company Accountant to be based at the Group’s Shared Service Centre located in Omagh. Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller this is an excellent opportunity to join one of the largest red meat processing companies in the UK and Ireland.

The successful candidate must be a Qualified Accountant or Part-Qualified Accountant with significant Industry experience who will have overall responsibility for managing the finances of one of our business units. You should be able to demonstrate leadership and managerial ability with strong decision-making skills. You should have a professional and presentable manner with strong confidence in your ability.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of roles within a busy finance team including:

• Preparation of weekly accounts
• Preparation of periodic (4 week) management accounts
• Interpretation of the accounts, providing meaningful analysis and commentary
• Working closely with the General Manager of the business unit to identify important business issues that need addressed including identification of cost savings
• Assistance with the preparation of annual statutory accounts
• Group VAT returns (NI & ROI) / RCT returns
• Managing and mentoring the finance team within the business unit
• Ad hoc duties to support the Group finance function and the Group Financial Controller including the preparation of ad-hoc reports

The Company reserves the right to enhance the criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Closing date for the receipt of applications / CV’s is Friday 8th July 2022.

Completed applications to be forwarded to: leslieo@foylefoodgroup.com

Or CV’s can be posted to – Foyle Food Group, Shared Service Centre, Employment Monitoring Officer, 52 Doogary Road, Omagh, Co Tyrone, BT79 0BQ

Technical Assistant – Foyle Melton Mowbray

Department

Technical & Quality

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

29/07/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Food Group, Melton Mowbray requires a Technical Assistant to be based at their Melton site in Leicestershire. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most progressive beef processing groups in Ireland and the UK.

The successful candidate will be part of a busy Technical team. Duties will include; Conducting quality control checks Microbiological duties, online inspections of products ensuring compliance in accordance with customer specifications, Carrying out GMP / housekeeping / Quality audits to ensure compliance and assisting with preparation for external audits when required.
Essential Criteria:
• Technical or Food Related Qualification OR proven relevant experience
• Understanding of HACCP principles
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Competent in record keeping
• Motivated with ability to work on own initiative
• Able to solve problems analytically
• Computer literate
Desirable Criteria:
• Foundation certificate in Food Technology
• Previous experience working in the food industry
• Experience of BRC and/or Retailer Audits
• Food hygiene qualification
• Ability to complete quality checks on products throughout the process and ensure that finished product is to customer specification.

How to apply:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications / experience / passion and drive to make a success of this position, please do not hesitate to forward your CV with a covering letter to the address below.

Closing date for receipt of applications is- Friday 29th July 2022

Please apply to:
The Monitoring Officer
Melton Road, Sixhills, Leicestershire, England LE14 3PR.

T: +44 (0) 1509 881583
E: recruitmentmeltonmowbray@foylefoodgroup.com

Evening Cleaner

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Ingredients

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

01/07/2022

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group requires an evening shift Industrial Cleaner, in our Retail packing operations, Foyle Ingredients, located on the Foyle Omagh site, 52 Doogary Road, Omagh Co. Tyrone. Working as part of a team to ensure that all current hygiene and cleaning standards are adhered to. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland.
The successful candidate will undertake industrial cleaning operations suitable for both male and female operators. Totalling 40 hours per week between 5pm > 2am during standard operations and 9pm > 6am when the evening shift is in place - Monday to Friday with opportunities to undertake additional hours at the weekend. We pay Evening Cleaners £10.50 per hour, with the opportunity to earn a bonus on completion of 3 months service.
Essential Criteria:
• Good communication skills
• Awareness of Health & Safety
• Be flexible and reliable in approach to meet the demands of a busy department
• Have a willingness to learn and the ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to adapt to physically demanding work
In return we offer:
• Full on the job training
• Accreditation towards Meat Safety Certificate.

No experience necessary, full training and protective equipment will be provided.

The Company reserve the right to expand the shortlisting criteria to facilitate the shortlisting process.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications and covering letters is Friday 1st July 2022.

For an application form, please apply to:

The Monitoring Officer
Foyle Ingredients
52 Doogary Road, Omagh, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, BT79 0BQ
T +44 (0) 02882243201
Email: alexgi@foylefoodgroup.com

Industrial Cleaners – Evening shift

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Donegal

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

29/07/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Donegal situated five minutes from Derry City require Evening Cleaners to be based at their Carrigan’s site in County Donegal. Reporting to the Cleaning Supervisor / Manager the successful candidates will be required to carry out in-depth industrial cleaning of all departments within the factory using heavy industrial cleaning hoses. Working as part of a Team to ensure that all current hygiene and cleaning standards are adhered to. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing plant in Ireland. Due to the hours of work candidates must have their own transport / means of getting to work.

Essential Criteria:
• Must be able to work in a physically demanding role
• Must be able to work with heavy industrial power hoses
• Ability to take instruction and learn quickly
• Good communication skills essential
• Awareness of Health & Safety
• Awareness of chemical usage
• Must be focused in relation to cleanliness and hygiene
• Be flexible and reliable in approach to meet demands of a busy Team working to a demanding cleaning schedule

Desired Criteria:
Previous experience in industrial cleaning in a food production environment
Previous experience working with cleaning chemicals

Working Times: shift pattern Monday – Friday 16.30pm – 12.30am.

Must be flexible towards shift patterns and willing to work hours outside the shift pattern
(including Weekends and Public Holidays).

A shift cleaning bonus will be paid following a successful daily pre-production / hygiene audit.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4.30pm on Friday 29th July 2022

The above criteria may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting. If you think you have the necessary skills, drive and ambition please forward application in writing, enclosing C.V. and stating job reference Number to Foyle Donegal, Drumnashear, Carrigans, Lifford. Co Donegal F93 A310

General Operatives

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Donegal

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

29/07/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Donegal situated five minutes from Derry City is actively seeking General Operatives to be based at their Carrigan’s site in County Donegal. Successful candidates will be part of a busy production team working within the Beef Boning and Slaughter Halls. The Company offers opportunity for both skills and career development. Working as part of a Team these roles are predominantly Monday > Friday working a variable 40-hour week between the hours of 0600 and 1700. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing plant in Ireland

Essential Criteria:
• Willingness to learn and develop
• Effective Team Operator
• Be able to meet production targets
• Willing to work across all areas of the meat processing plant
• Be able to work in a physically demanding role including lifting and standing
• Flexible approach to working hours
• Good attitude towards Health & Safety

Desired Criteria:
Previous experience working in a food production environment
Previous experience working within the red meat industry
Knife skills
Basic English Skills

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4.30pm on Friday 29th July 2022

If you think you have the necessary skills, drive and ambition please forward your application in writing, enclosing C.V. or Application Form and stating the job reference Number to Foyle Donegal, Drumnashear, Carrigans, Lifford. Co Donegal F93 A310

Lairage Operator

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

30/06/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Melton Mowbray are looking for skilled lairage operative to work at their abattoir in Sixhills near Melton Mowbray. This is an exciting opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to develop a career in one of the UK’s largest meat processing companies.

Main duties of the role will be:
• Working with and handling the movement of cattle
• Receive cattle from customers and process accordingly
• Washing and cleaning of holding pens
• Deal with customers and agricultural staff
• Carrying other such duties involved in the processing of livestock
• Adhering to Hygiene, Animal Welfare and Health and Safety policies and procedures
• All training will be provided

You will need:
• Have a willingness to learn and develop yourself
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Provide regular and reliable service
• Focused and driven
• Ability to work under pressure
Working hours are Monday-Friday, starting at 7.00 a.m. to finish (approx 1.30 - 3.00 p.m.). The starting wage for this role is National Living Wage plus of 50p per hour, together with an additional premium of 50p per hour, with a skills bonus applied upon achieving the required skills. The company also provides free life assurance for all employees and a health and wellbeing monitoring program.
How to apply:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications / experience / passion and drive to make a success of this position, please do not hesitate to forward your CV with a covering letter to the address below.

Closing date for receipt of applications is- Thursday 30th June 2022

Please apply to:
The Monitoring Officer
Melton Road, Sixhills, Leicestershire, England LE14 3PR.

T: +44 (0) 1509 881583
E: recruitmentmeltonmowbray@foylefoodgroup.com

Slaughter Hall Operatives / Butchers

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

28/04/2023

INFORMATION

Foyle Gloucester is seeking Slaughter Hall Operatives to be based at our Cinderford site in the Forest of Dean. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Red Meat processing Companies in the UK and Ireland.

Essential Criteria:
• Wiling to learn new skills
• To work effectively within a team
• Ability to work in a tidy and safe manner
• Ability to undertake manual handling tasks
• Ability to work within health and safety guidelines
• Flexible approach to working hours

Desirable Criteria:
• Previous experience of working in a Slaughter Hall
• Experience of working with knifes

The rate paid for this position is £10.50 per hour, with a skills bonus applied upon achieving required skills.

Full on the job training will be given to the successful applicants.

How to apply:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications / experience / passion and drive to make a success of this position, please do not hesitate to request an application for or forward your CV with a covering letter to:

Foyle Gloucester, Forest Vale Road, Forest Vale Industrial Estate, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2PH
E.: foylegloucesterrecruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

There is no closing date for these vacancies as this is an ongoing recruitment campaign and will close upon fulfilling all vacancies.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered for this role.

Summer Staff

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Hourly PaidTemporary

Closing date

01/07/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Gloucester requires Operatives to undertake packing duties on a fixed term contract. These roles will be based at our Cinderford site in the Forest of Dean.

This opportunity is suitable for students (i.e. school leavers, college students and university students) looking for work during the summer break.

Previous experience is not required as all training will be given.

The hours of work for those aged between 16 and 17 years of age is 8 working hours per day Monday to Friday to a maximum of 40 hours per week.

For those 18 years and over the opportunity to undertake overtime will be available once 40 hours have been worked.

How to apply:
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please do not hesitate to request an application form or forward your CV with a covering letter to:

The Human Resources Manager
Foyle Gloucester,
Forest Vale Road,
Forest Vale Industrial Estate,
Cinderford,
Gloucestershire,
GL14 2PH

E.: foylegloucesterrecruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 1 July 2022 at 09:00. Please note that interviews will take place prior to the closing date and the position may close early subject to reaching the number of staff we wish to take on. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered for this role.

Coldstore Dispatch Operative

Department

Transport & Despatch

Location

Omagh

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

30/04/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Omagh requires a Dispatch Operative to be based in our Cold Store in Foyle Omagh. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of most progressive beef processing groups in the UK and Ireland. If you have just left school, are out of work owing to the pandemic or simply want a change – why not consider joining us. The Cold Store Dispatch Operative will report directly to the Cold Store Manager and will be responsible for day-to-day duties within the Cold Store Department including building orders, scanning orders, and dispatching orders. You will be provided with training to enable you to become a fully skilled member of the team.

Essential Criteria:
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Strong command of the English Language
• Have a willingness to learn and develop yourself
• Ability to work effectively within a team
• Flexible approach to working
• Good communication skills
• A good attitude towards health and safety

Hours of work Monday > Friday 5 x 8-hour shifts

Basic starting rate is £10.50 per hour, regardless of age, increasing with additional skill bonus gained through personal development – opportunities for overtime.

No experience necessary, full training and protective equipment will be provided. Subsidised Canteen on site, Cycle to Work Scheme, Group Health & Wellbeing Programme and free Life Assurance for all staff after probation.

For an application form, please apply to:

The Monitoring Officer
Foyle Omagh 52 Doogary Road, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, BT79 0BQ
T. +44 (0) 28 8224 3201
E. vickyh@foylefoodgroup.com

Loading Bay Operatives

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

30/06/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Melton Mowbray are looking for Loading Bay Operative to be based at their Six Hills Site. This is an exciting opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to develop a career in one of the UK’s largest meat processing companies.

Main duties of the role will be:
• Working along side with the Packing Team.
• Ensuring the quality of the product being dispatched to other departments adhere to all quality parameters.
• Assist in ensuring that the scales in your department are accurate to conform to Weights and Measures legislation and completion of checklists provided
• Processing of orders in the right sequence and ensuring deadlines are met
• Packing raw meat products to customer specification
• Quality checking
• Preparing products for shipping and completing associated paperwork
• Adhering to Hygiene and Health and Safety policies and procedures
• Using knives provided
• All training will be provided

You will need:
• Have a willingness to learn and develop yourself
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Provide regular and reliable service
• Focused and driven
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
Working hours are Tuesday to Saturday, starting at 6.00 a.m. to finish (approx 35-40 hours per week). The starting wage for this role is National Living Wage plus of 50p per hour, together with an additional premium of 50p per hour, with a skills bonus applied upon achieving the required skills. The company also provides free life assurance for all employees and a health and wellbeing monitoring program.
How to apply:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications / experience / passion and drive to make a success of this position, please do not hesitate to forward your CV with a covering letter to the address below.

Closing date for receipt of applications is- Saturday 30th April 2022

Please apply to:
The Monitoring Officer
Melton Road, Sixhills, Leicestershire, England LE14 3PR.

T: +44 (0) 1509 881583
E: recruitmentmeltonmowbray@foylefoodgroup.com

Stores Person / Administrator

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

30/06/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Melton Mowbray are looking for a Stores Person / General Administrator to be based at their Six Hills Site. This is an exciting opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to develop a career in one of the UK’s largest meat processing companies.

This multi-functional role with the successful candidate covering all aspects of Reception, Shipping, Stock control of fresh and frozen products, Maintenance stock control, Working alongside Stores, to co-ordinate stock of all consumables, Intake Codes, day to day running of stores when needed.

The successful individual will play a key role on the effectiveness of the site.

Essential criteria
• IT literate
• Excellent Communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Organisation and record keeping skills

You will need:
• Have a willingness to learn and develop yourself
• Ability to work as part of a small team
• Provide regular and reliable service
• Focused and driven, and able to work under pressure and to deadlines

Working hours are Monday - Friday, starting at 7.00 a.m. to finish (approx 35-40 hours per week). The starting wage for this role is National Living Wage plus of 50p per hour, together with an additional premium of 50p per hour, with a skills bonus applied upon achieving the required skills. The company also provides free life assurance for all employees and a health and wellbeing monitoring program.

How to apply:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications / experience / passion and drive to make a success of this position, please do not hesitate to forward your CV with a covering letter to the address below.

Closing date for receipt of applications is – Thursday 30th June 2022

Please apply to:
The Monitoring Officer
Melton Road, Sixhills, Leicestershire, England LE14 3PR.
T: +44 (0) 1509 881583
E: recruitmentmeltonmowbray@foylefoodgroup.com

Boning Hall Packing Operatives

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

31/12/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Gloucester is seeking Boning Hall Packing Operatives to be based at our Cinderford site in the Forest of Dean. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Red Meat processing Companies in the UK and Ireland.

Essential Criteria:
• Wiling to learn new skills
• To work effectively within a team
• Ability to work in a tidy and safe manner
• Ability to undertake manual handling tasks
• Ability to work within health and safety guidelines
• Flexible approach to working hours

Desirable Criteria:
• Previous experience of working in a meat processing plant

Packing Operatives based within the Boning Hall work on a shift system based on a 5-week rota, 10-hour days (excluding breaks), Monday to Friday based on 4 days per week. Start time is 07:15.

The rate paid for this role is £10.50 per hour. Full on the job training will be given to the successful applicants.

How to apply:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications / experience / passion and drive to make a success of this position, please do not hesitate to request an application for or forward your CV with a covering letter to:

Foyle Gloucester, Forest Vale Road, Forest Vale Industrial Estate, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2PH
E.: foylegloucesterrecruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

There is no closing date for these vacancies as this is an ongoing recruitment campaign and will close upon fulfilling all vacancies.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered for this role.

Butchers

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

CampsieGloucesterIngredientsMelton MowbrayOmagh

Job type

Hourly Paid

Closing date

31/12/2022

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group is one of the largest Red Meat Processing Companies in the UK and Ireland, we are activelly seeking applications from individuals keen to take up a career within the food processing industry. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland.

We are activelly seeking individuals both skilled and Semi skilled Butchers to work in the following areas:

Beef Boning Halls Beef Slaughter Halls Further Processing functions

Successful canidates will be provided with full information, training, instruction and protective clothing and equipment. We have numerous opportunities at all the different sites within the Group

Northern Ireland sites

Foyle Campsie in Londonderry Foyle Omagh in Omagh Foyle Ingredients

England sites

Foyle Melton Mowbray Foyle Gloucester

We also offer full assistance for those employees re-locating to the UK e.g. travel, accommodation assistance, Company loans to cover Health surcharges etc. Minimum salary £25,600 per annum with opportunities to gain additional skills and work additional hours to earn in excess of the minimum salary. Hours of work vary between 40 hours and 48 hours per week with additional premiums paid for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours each week.

All offers of employment are dependent on successfully passing the Companies pre-employment medical, which includes a drugs and alcohol test.

Closing date for the receipt of completed application is 31st December 2022.

Boning Hall Operatives / Butchers

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Hourly Paid

INFORMATION

Foyle Gloucester is seeking Boning Hall Operatives (Beef boning, trimming and packing) to be based at our Cinderford site in the Forest of Dean. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Red Meat processing Companies in the UK and Ireland.

Essential Criteria:
• Wiling to learn new skills
• To work effectively within a team
• Ability to work in a tidy and safe manner
• Ability to undertake manual handling tasks
• Ability to work within health and safety guidelines
• Flexible approach to working hours

Desirable Criteria:
• Previous experience of working in a meat processing plant
• Experience of working with knifes

Factory Operatives / Butchers

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

01/08/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Melton Mowbray are looking for skilled and unskilled trainee meat plant/general operatives for their operations at their abattoir in Sixhills near Melton Mowbray. This is an exciting opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to develop a career in one of the UK’s largest meat processing companies.

Main duties of the role will be :

• Working in the Abattoir area
• Carry out duties involved in the processing of livestock
• Adhering to Hygiene and Health and Safety policies and procedures
• Using knives and operating machinery provided
• All training will be provided

You will need :
• Have a willingness to learn and develop yourself
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Provide regular and reliable service
• Focused and driven
• Ability to work under pressure

Working hours are Monday-Friday, starting at 8.00 a.m. to finish (approx 3.00 p.m.). The starting wage for this role is National Living Wage plus of 50p per hour, together with an additional premium of 50p per hour, with a skills bonus applied upon achieving the required skills. The company also provides free life assurance for all employees and a health and wellbeing monitoring program.

For an application form, please apply to:

The Monitoring Officer
Foyle Melton Mowbray
Melton Road, Sixhills, Leicestershire,
England LE14 3PR.
T +44 (0) 1509 881583 F +44 (0) 1509 889300
Email: recruitmentmeltonmowbray@foylefoodgroup.com

Night Cleaning Staff

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Campsie

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

31/01/2022

INFORMATION

Foyle Campsie requires a Night Cleaning Operative. The post will be based at their Campsie site in County Londonderry. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most progressive beef processing groups in Ireland and the UK.

The successful candidate will be part of a busy cleaning team. Industrial cleaning of all departments of the factory post production. Working as part of a team of 9 to ensure hygiene and cleaning standards are adhered to. Using chemicals to clean the factory. Physical tasks include not limited to, power hosing, moving parts & equipment, etc. Please note work can be physically demanding.

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