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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.
Livestock Procurement Manager
Foyle Melton Mowbray requires a Livestock Procurement Manager to be based at their site, located at Six Hills Lane, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of most progressive beef processing groups in the UK and Ireland.
In this role, you will be responsible for the procurement of livestock from existing suppliers, prepare delivery schedules to the abattoir, purchase reports, identify new livestock suppliers and cultivate relationships with current suppliers and key industry contacts. This is a “hands on role” with livestock suppliers. You will be required to have a strong agricultural background and knowledge of beef farming is considered essential.
You will be the primary point of contact for all livestock producers supplying the Melton site, spending time with them to understand their needs, identify changes and cultivate relationships with current livestock suppliers – whilst promoting the FOYLE brand to help secure new livestock producers.
You should have the following essential criteria:
• 3rd Level Education qualification or equivalent in agricultural / Food related discipline
• Previous experience within the Livestock supply chain
• Proficient I.T. Skills
• Excellent communication and time management skills
• Proven ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
• Accuracy in recording information and attention to detail
• Good team player who is flexible and reliable in your approach
• Hold a current valid UK driving license
The Company reserve the right to adjust the criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
Salary will be negotiated based on experience. Closing date for the receipt of applications 17th October 2021.
If you believe that you have the desire and discipline for the role please forward your CV or request an application form, from the undermentioned address.
Foyle Food Group
Shared Service Centre
52 Doogary Road, Omagh
Co Tyrone, N. Ireland
BT79 0BQ Tel: 07725792574
Agricultural / Farm Liaison
The Foyle Food Group requires an Agricultural / Farm Liaison person to be based at our Foyle Gloucester facility, in Cinderford. Reporting to the site Procurement Manager / Group Procurement team the successful candidate will have a full and varied role from day-to-day procurement activities to farm visits / audits and presentations to Agri groups / customers etc.
This role is aimed at individuals with an in-dept knowledge of Beef Farming, working closely with the Agricultural team you will be suitably informed, equipped and motivated to carrying out the role, working as part of a team to co-ordinate on farm research projects, implement animal welfare standards as per our customers requirements.
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We are 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.