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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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Payroll Administrator (Maternity Cover Role)

Department

Sales – Admin – Finance

Location

Foyle Shared Service Office - Omagh

Job type

Temporary

Closing date

Friday 26th April 2024

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group is seeking to recruit a Payroll Clerk to be based at the Foyle Omagh site located on the outskirts of Omagh. Reporting directly to the Omagh site Payroll Clerk this is an excellent opportunity to join one of the largest red meat processing companies in the UK and Ireland.

We are seeking applications from individuals who have a minimum of 2 years’ experience undertaking payroll applications in an industrial setting including;

• Experience of working with an hourly paid payroll environment
• Experience in working with an electronic time and attendance system
• Ability to manage conflicting priorities, prioritising work to meet deadlines,
• Ability to work with confidentiality with sensitive information
• In-depth knowledge of PAYE, NI, Statutory payments etc.
• Excellent Excel skills
• Ability to work as part of a team,
• This role is based on site

The Company reserves the right to enhance the criteria to facilitate shortlisting. If you believe you have the drive and ambition to fulfil this role, please forward your CV and covering letter to the email below or address above.

Closing date for the receipt of applications / CV’s is Friday 26th April 2024.

Forward CV’s and covering letter to recruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Graduate Academy – Commercial

Department

Sales – Admin – Finance

Location

Foyle Shared Service Office - Omagh

Job type

12 Month - Graduate Programme

Closing date

25th April 2024

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group is seeking applications of interest for the 2024 / 2025 Graduate Academy specifically for roles within the Commercial team. We are keen to attract applications from people seeking to develop their skills and knowledge particularly within the Food Processing Industry. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of most progressive red meat processing groups in the UK and Ireland.

Successful applicants will undertake a 12-month on the job development programme, you will be placed within the commercial team based in the Group’s Shared Service Centre in Omagh, working closely with the team and developing your knowledge of red meat processing within the production environment, the programme will develop you to become fully equipped with the right skills needed for an exciting career in Sales.

We know that developing our future leaders is the key to our continued success and is an excellent platform for moving into senior positions offering high degrees of responsibility.

What you will need to demonstrate

• That you are a committed and ambitious person, having excellent communication skills and a real desire to learn
• Excellent organisational, analytical, IT and administrative skills
• A positive attitude, attention to detail and an understanding of how strong management adds value
• A degree / third level qualification in a relevant business, food related or manufacturing discipline
• A current EU driving licence as some travel may be required between our sites / training etc.

If you meet most or all of the above criteria, you are highly motivated and ambitious why not give us a call or forward us your CV for review.

Contact details: recruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Monitoring Officer
Foyle Food Group
Shared Service Centre
52 Doogary Road
Omagh
BT79 0BQ

Closing date for the receipt of applications is the 25th April 2024 – the Company reserves the right to adjust the criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Logistics Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover Role)

Department

Transport & Despatch

Location

Foyle Shared Service Office - Omagh

Job type

Temporary

Closing date

16th April 2023

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group requires a Logistics Co-ordinator to be based at their Shared Service Centre located on the Foyle Omagh site, this is a maternity cover role for a period of approx.. 9 months. If you are looking for a change in career path this is an exciting opportunity not to be missed – no previous experience needed as full training will be provided.

Essential Criteria

• Flexible approach to working hours
• Excellent customer service skills
• Confident / Effective communicator
• Strong negotiation skills with the ability to influence others
• Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
• Strong IT skills focusing on Microsoft Office packages
• Ability to work to deadlines whilst under pressure

Hours of work in general are 0900 > to finish - Mon > Fri and provide cover to address issues every 3rd weekend

The above criteria may be extended to facilitate shortlisting.

If you think you have the necessary skills / experience, please forward an application / CV to the address below.

For an application form, please apply to:
The Monitoring Officer
Foyle Food Group
Shared Service Centre, Foyle Omagh, 52 Doogary Road
Omagh, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland BY79 0BQ
T +44 (0) 2882243201
Email: recruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Hygiene Manager

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

15/04/23

INFORMATION

Foyle Gloucester requires a Hygiene Manager to be based at their site in Cinderford. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Cleaning/Hygiene Manager to be given the autonomy to use their skills, knowledge and experience to make a real impact on one the most progressive beef processing groups in the UK and Ireland.

Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management of a busy evening shift, commencing at 6.30pm / 7pm, cleaning/hygiene team. Key responsibilities with role include but are not limited to:

• Efficient and effective management of the evening shift cleaning team, ensuring all hygiene functions are completed to the required standard; continuously striving to find new ways to improve efficiency and quality of the cleaning processes
• Ensure the department is adequately resourced at all times, maintaining and developing the appropriate skill base as required.
• Engage, motivate and develop the team to enable the achievement of KPIs and satisfactory completion and sign-off of all cleaning processes.
• Completion of daily cleaning audits, ensuring that corrective actions are recorded and subsequently carried out.
• Any other reasonable tasks as requested by Site Management

Essential Criteria:
• Previous experience working in a hygiene team/department; knowledge of cleaning processes and equipment.
• Confident with H&S and COSHH regulations (in house training is provided).
• Effective communication skills at all levels both internal and external.
• Must be flexible towards shift patterns and willingness to work hours outside the shift pattern (including Saturdays and Bank Holidays).

Desired Criteria:
• Knowledge of first aid practices and procedures,
• Previous experience working in a production environment,
• Team-orientated approach to a busy working environment with a practical hands-on attitude.

Closing date for the receipt of applications – Monday 15 April 2024 at 10:00

The Company reserves the right to extend the selection criteria to facilitate shortlisting. If you believe you have the drive and ambition, please forward your CV for consideration. This vacancy may close early, and interviews undertaken prior to the closing date – this will be dependent on applications received. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered for this role.

Please forward CV or application form to: foylegloucesterrecruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Foyle Gloucester, Forest Vale Road, Forest Vale Industrial Estate, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2PH

General Operatives

Department

Location

Job type

Closing date

30/04/23

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 unskilled to work at our Foyle Campsie facility in a wide range of roles in the Beef Boning Hall and Beef Slaughter Hall

Trainee Butchers Semi Skilled Butchers Skilled Butchers Packing Operatives

Further processing Operatives General Operatives

Successful canidates will be provided with full information, training, instruction, protective clothing and equipment. We have free on-site parking, a subsidised canteen and all employees get free life assurance upon sucesful completion of your probationary period.

Starting rate for trainee and inexperienced operators is £11.94 per hour as off the 1st April 2024, additional skills bonuses are applicable for Semi and Skilled Butchery roles.

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

Working in the main Monday to Friday between 8 hour and 10 hour shifts, the beef boning hall operates a 4 over 5 shift pattern with employees working a 4 day week with extended weekends every 4 weeks.

If you think you have the necessary skills, ability, drive and ambition please apply in writing (enclosing a full CV) to the under noted address clearly marked FC/LH/01/24. The Company reserves the right to extend the criteria for the role to facilitate shortlisting. Closing date for the receipt of applications is 30th April 2024.

The Monitoring officer – Foyle Campsie, Temple Road, Lisahally, Campsie, Londonderry, Northern Ireland – BT47 6TJ

campsierecruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Technical Supervisor

Department

Technical & Quality

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

22/04/2024

INFORMATION

Foyle Gloucester requires a Technical Supervisor who will be focusing on food safety, technical and quality along with managing the QMS, to be based at their site in the Forest of Dean. You should be able to demonstrate diplomatic presence to exert influence with operations and will have the flexibility to work within different functions within the business. You will be responsible for influencing attitudes to adopt and impose good factory practice.

Key competencies of the candidate to include:
• Excellent organisation and communication skills.
• Have a strong character and be able to stand your ground.
• Having the focus and determination to develop yourself and the team.
• Experience working in a food technical function within a production factory environment.
• Reliable, flexible and punctual.
• Creative approach and a passion for food.
• Ability to work on own initiative - carry out relevant checks thoroughly, instigate investigations where necessary.
• Experience of responding to customers technical demands, KPI’s and trend analysis.
• Computer literate.
• Ability to deputise in the departmental manager’s absence.
• Results driven with a focus on targets and deadlines.
• Driving Licence and the flexibility to travel

Desirable competencies:
• Proven track record of operating as a Technical Supervisor within the food industry within manufacturing environment.
• Ability to complete quality check on products thought the process and ensures that finished product is to customer specification.
• Continuous improvement experience.
• Experience in leading audits.
• Conducting internal audits.
• Knowledge of BRC and retailer audits.
• Good knowledge of UK food legislation
• Managing a small team in the day-to-day implementation of the QMS.
• Third country approvals / requirements including Brexit paperwork.
• 3rd Level education or equivalent in food related subject.
• Either Level 3 or Level 4 in HACCP and Food Safety for Manufacturing.
• Train the Trainer qualification.
• Animal Welfare qualification.

How to apply:
If you believe you have the relevant qualifications / experience / passion and drive to make a success of this position, please forward your CV along with a covering letter to:

Mrs M Munden, 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 Monday 11 March 2024 at 10:00 (this vacancy may close early, and interviews undertaken prior to the closing date – this will be dependent on applications received). The criteria may be adjusted to facilitate shortlisting. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered for this role.

Butchers

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

CampsieGloucesterIngredientsMelton MowbrayOmagh

Job type

Hourly Paid

Closing date

31/12/24

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 in butchery operations to work in the following areas:

Beef Boning Halls Beef Slaughter Halls Further Processing

Successful canidates will be provided with full inforamtion, training, instruction and protective clothing and equipment. We have numerous opportunities at all the different sites within the Group – please identify which site is your preference – the ideal candidate will have working in a fast-paced beef boning hall, beef slaughter hall or further processing facility.

Northern Ireland sites

Foyle Campsie in Londonderry Foyle Omagh in Omagh Foyle Ingredients in Omagh

England sites

Foyle Melton Mowbray in Sixhills Foyle Gloucester in Cinderford

The Foyle Food Group cover all recruitment related costs and provides loans to cover other expenses such as the UK Health Surcharge etc.

Wages - UK National Living Wage + 50p per hour is paid as a base rate with additional skills premiums based on knowledge, ability and skills.

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 2024

Please forward your CV to – recruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

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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.