WORK WITH US

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.

FILTER JOBS

Export Sales Executive

Department

Sales – Admin – Finance

Location

Foyle Shared Service Office - Omagh

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

19th February 2023

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group requires an individual for our Export Sales team, to be based at our Shared Service Centre located at the Foyle Omagh site on the outskirts of Omagh, Co Tyrone Northern Ireland. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of most progressive beef processing groups in the UK and Ireland.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Export Sales Manager to facilitate customer accounts to their full potential, identifying new business opportunities through proactive outbound communication, creating, and assisting the sales pipeline from initial call to close, and continually updating and developing personal knowledge of the products and the market.

Essential Criteria:

• Excellent written / oral communication skills
• International language skills – preferably French
• Previous Sales / Commercial experience
• Proficient I.T. Skills
• Demonstrate excellent problem solving and organisational skills
• Proven ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
• Accuracy in recording information and attention to detail
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Good team player who is flexible and reliable in their approach

Desirable Criteria:

• Previous Sales experience in a red meat industry

The Company reserve the right to adjust the criteria to facilitate shortlisting. Salary negotiable based on experience

Closing date for the receipt of applications / CV’s is the 19th February 2023
Forward CV’s to recruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Quality Controller

Department

Technical & Quality

Location

Ingredients

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

17th February 2023

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group is looking to employ a Quality Controller within our Retail Packing Facility at the Foyle Ingredients site based in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland.

The Quality Control Operative will report directly to the Technical Manager and is responsible for ensuring all developed product meets Customer and Company standards for conformance and food safety standards.

Duties will include but are not restricted to:
• Monitoring product from intake to finished product and reporting any food safety or quality issues e.g. temperature control, fat analysis, weight checks and label verification.
• Record and take corrective actions re: non-conformance reporting to suppliers
• Complete sensory analysis of products in the test kitchen.
• Participate in NPD trials and new product launches.

Hours of operation for the role are currently Monday to Friday, totalling 40 hours per week between 0600 > 1800 during standard operations, with opportunities to undertake additional hours and occasional Saturday work. Starting rate regardless of age is £10.00 per hour and increasing to £10.50 per hour when fully trained / completion of probation (6 months).

Essential Criteria:
• Working knowledge of what is involved in Quality Control Checks
• Strong command of the English Language both verbal and written
• IT Literate
• Good organisation and communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative with an eye for detail
• Ability to work in a pressurised environment, with a can-do attitude and commitment to safety
• Flexibility towards working hours

Desirable Criteria:
• GCSE Maths & English at Grade C and above or equivalent
• Current Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing Certificate
• Previous experience working in a quality / assurance role
• Previous experience or working knowledge of red meat products

The Company reserves the right to extend the selection criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Closing date for the receipt of CV / Application Forms is Friday 17th February 2023.

For an application form, please apply to, or forward CV with covering letter:
The Monitoring Officer
Foyle Ingredients
52 Doogary Road, Omagh, Co Tyrone
BT79 0BQ
T +44 (0) 28 8225 6540
Email: alexgi@foylefoodgroup.com

Lairage Operative

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

Friday 31st March 2023

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

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

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

Technical Assistant

Department

Technical & Quality

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

Friday 31st March 2023

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 31st March 2023

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

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

Slaughter Hall Supervisor

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

Monday 26th February 2023

INFORMATION

Foyle Gloucester located in Cinderford in the Forest of Dean is looking for a Slaughter Hall Supervisor. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most progressive beef processing groups in the UK and Ireland.

The successful candidate will be reporting directly to the Slaughter Hall Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for influencing attitudes to adopt and impose good factory practice. We are looking for someone with proven leadership skills, who will be accountable for motivating staff to operate safely, effectively and efficiently within the Slaughter Hall.

The Job:
• Monitoring of production to ensure that processes remain cost effective.
• Ensuring that all paperwork is completed in a timely manner and to the necessary Foyle Food Group standards.
• Supervision and motivation of direct and indirect reports.
• Reporting of daily KPI figures.
• Partnering with the Slaughter Hall Manager in the review of performance and identifying training needs for employees.
• Working with the wider team to implement the Company’s policies and goals, ensuring Health & Safety guidelines are followed.

Key competencies of the candidate to include:
• Have relevant supervisory experience within a production environment.
• Have a working knowledge of Health & Safety legislation.
• Ability to demonstrate leadership and communication qualities.
• Be target driven and able to work within set time constraints.
• Can make effective decisions within a pressurised environment.
• Ability to fulfil administration requirements of the position and IT skills.
• Be self-motivated, confident and show drive, enthusiasm and initiative.
• Be prepared to work flexible hours in line with the demands of production and customer requirements.
• Flexible with your approach with others and with daily tasks.

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 26 February 2023 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 previous candidates and recruitment agencies will not be considered for this role.

Evening Industrial Cleaner

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Omagh

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

19th February 2023

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group requires an evening shift Industrial Cleaner, to be based at their Omagh site, located on 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. Working hours between 4.30pm > 01.00am during standard operations, Monday to Friday with opportunities to undertake additional hours at the weekend.

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.

The Company reserves the right to extend the selection criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Closing date for the receipt of applications / CV’s is Friday 19th February 2023.

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

Payroll Administrator

Department

Sales – Admin – Finance

Location

Omagh

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

05-02-2023

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 5th February 2023.

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

Slaughter Hall Operatives

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Melton Mowbray

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

INFORMATION

Foyle Melton Mowbray are seeking Slaughter Hall Operatives to be based 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.

Essential Criteria:
• Willing 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
• All training will be provided
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.

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.

The Monitoring Officer, Foyle Melton Mowbray,
Melton Road, Sixhills, Leicestershire, England LE14 3PR

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

Agricultural Liaison

Department

Agriculture

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Permanent

Closing date

12th February 2023

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group requires an Agricultural Liaison to be based at our Foyle Gloucester facility, in Cinderford. Reporting to Group Agriculture / site Procurement Manager, 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.

Key aspects of the role include.

- Promoting efficient and environmentally responsible farming practices,
- Assisting farmers with the collection and submission of data for customer requirements and contracts.
- Attending industry events to further develop knowledge
- Supporting the seamless flow of animal health information back to farmers.
- Assisting with the management of on farm research
- Ensuring farmers have the knowledge of customer requirements and expectations.

The ideal candidate must display the following competencies:

• 3rd level education in an Agri discipline / or 3 years equivalent experience
• Excellent communication skills
• In-dept knowledge of beef farming activities
• IT literate
• Access to your own transport
• Presentation skills
• A can-do attitude

Closing date for the receipt of CV’s and covering letters is Sunday 29th January 2023
If you believe you have the skills and aptitude, please forward your CV and covering letter to the monitoring officer Foyle Gloucester at the above address / foylegloucesterrecruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Finance Adminsitration

Department

Sales – Admin – Finance

Location

Foyle Shared Service Office - Omagh

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

05/01/2023

INFORMATION

The Foyle Food Group is seeking Finance Administrators to be based at our Shared Service Centre located on the Foyle Omagh site. This is a full time role. The Finance Administrator role is a multi-functional role with the successful candidate cross trained to fulfil a number of roles:

• Purchase Ledger
• Cash Allocations
• Invoicing
• General administration duties

Essential Criteria:

• Working knowledge of Purchase Ledger operations
• Working knowledge of Cash Allocation systems
• Working knowledge of Invoicing
• Ability to work on own initiative

Hours of work – 40 hours between 0730 / 0915 > 1600 / 1745 – Monday to Friday

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest red meat processing Companies in the UK and Ireland. The Foyle Food Group reserves the right to expand the shortlisting criteria to facilitate shortlisting

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 the 5th January 2023

Please apply to:
The Monitoring Officer
Shared Service Centre, Foyle Omagh, 52 Doogary Road
Omagh, Co Tyrone BT79 0BQ
T +44 (0) 28822 43201
Email: recruitment@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.

Boning Hall Packing Operatives

Department

Manufacturing & Operations

Location

Gloucester

Job type

Hourly PaidPermanent

Closing date

31/12/2023

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

31/12/2023

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 2023.

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.

Work With Us

Don’t see a role
for you?

We’re always on the lookout for people who would be a good fit for our team. If you think that’s you then why not send us your CV! Use the button or send your CV to recruitment@foylefoodgroup.com

Our company Values of Passion, Quality, Respect and Success allow us to continue to be leaders within the beef production industry.

Careers At Foyle

Join our team

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.