FOYLE FOOD GROUP

Careers

The Foyle Food Group is one of the largest red meat processors in the UK with over 1,300 employees on sites in both Northern Ireland, England and the Rebulbic of Ireland. We have employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of careers.

Current Opportunities
Full Time Evening Cleaners

Locations: Foyle Donegal
Closing Date: 26/03/2021

 FULL TIME EVENING CLEANERS

(FD/EC/01/21)

Foyle Donegal 

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 and a knowledge of COSHH

          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 Bank Holidays).

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is

              Foyle Donegal, Drumnashear, Carrigans, Lifford, County Donegal. F93 A310

Tel  +353 (0) 74 914 0228            Email: barbarak@foylefoodgroup.com

 All offers of employment are dependent on Candidates successfully passing the Company’s

pre-employment medical which includes a drug and alcohol test.

All offers of employment are dependent on Candidates successfully passing the Company’s

pre-employment medical which includes a drug and alcohol test.

4.30pm on Friday 26th March 2021

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:

Loading Bay Manager

Locations: Foyle Omagh
Closing Date: 09/03/2021

Foyle Omagh require a Loading Bay Manager to be based at their Foyle Omagh Site.  This is an exciting opportunity to join one of most progressive beef processing groups in Ireland and the UK. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a proven track record of commitment and dedication in the meat processing industry.

The Role will include:

  • Assisting in ensuring the department is adequately staffed to complete the work allocated.
  • Supervision of Loading Bay employees ensuring work is completed on time and in the correct manner.
  • Ensuring the quality of the product being dispatched adheres to the quality parameters.
  • Assist in maintaining records of goods inwards in accordance with company requirements.
  • Daily inspection of Loading Bay department to ensure maximum operating efficiency and completion of relevant documentation.
  • Assist in the provision of daily stock reports and validate.
  • Processing of orders in the correct sequence and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Achievement of individual and team KPI’s.

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in the food industry
  • A minimum of 6 months experience in managing a team
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Competent in record keeping and high levels of attention to detail
  • Understanding of KPIs
  • Motivated with ability to work on own initiative and flexible according to business needs
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to complete quality checks, including carcase selection on products throughout the process and ensure that finished product is to customer specification

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 09th March 2021 @ 4pm.

The above criteria may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.  If you think you have the necessary skills, drive and ambition please complete an application form.

For an application form contact:

Vicky Shortt, Human Resources, Foyle Omagh

Email: vickys@foylefoodgroup.com  Tel: 028 82243201

Multi Skilled Engineers

Locations: Foyle Gloucester
Closing Date: 28/02/2021

Foyle Gloucester requires two Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers to be based at their Cinderford site.  This is an exciting opportunity to join an established food processing group.  The successful candidate will be part of the Foyle Gloucester Maintenance team, assisting in the day-to-day and preventative maintenance programmes and assisting with ad-hoc maintenance activities on the Foyle Gloucester site.

Essential Criteria:

  • A can-do attitude and strong problem-solving skills are essential
  • Experience working on and maintaining equipment and machinery
  • Flexible / team worker
  • A sound understanding of Health and Safety standards is essential

Desirable Criteria:

  • 18th Edition electrical certification
  • Electrical testing and inspection experience
  • Electrical or Mechanical apprenticeship completed
  • Experience with three phase motors
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics experience
  • Refrigeration experience
  • MIG/ TIG Welding experience

Starting basic annual wage for this position is £30,000, upon successful completion of probationary period this will rise to £32,000, overtime in this role is payable, along with callouts and being on standby.

The Company retains the right to expand the shortlisting criteria to facilitate shortlisting and close the positions early.  Please note that we are unable to respond to all applicants – if we have not responded to you before the 14 March 2021 your application will have been deemed unsuccessful.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 28 February 2021.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.

 

If you think you have the necessary skills, drive and ambition, please forward your CV to foylegloucesterrecruitment@foylefoodgroup.com, alternatively contact the below for an application form:

Human Resources Manager

Foyle Gloucester,

Forest Vale Road, Forest Vale Industrial Estate, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England, GL14 2PH

T +44 (0) 1594 829906   F +44 (0) 1594 829915

Intake / Forklift Operative

Locations: Foyle Ingredients
Closing Date: 28/02/2021

The Foyle Food Group is looking to employ an Intake / Forklift Operative for our Retail Packing Operations in our Foyle Ingredients site in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland.

Hours of Operation for the role are currently Monday to Saturday (working 5 days from 6) totalling 40 hours per week between 0600 > 1800 during standard operations, when Evening Shift is in place hours of work between 1600 > 0200, with opportunities to undertake additional hours.

Essential Criteria:

  • A valid Counterbalance Forklift licence or Reach Truck licence
  • Ability to work in a cold store environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Effective team operator
  • Flexible approach to working hours including weekends / early starts etc.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Physically capable to cope with manual handling tasks
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment, with a can-do attitude and commitment to safety

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience or working knowledge of red meat products.
  • Previous experience working in a retail packing environment, or
  • Previous experience working in a factory environment.

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

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications / CV’s is Sunday 28th February 2021.

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

General Operatives

Locations: Foyle Ingredients
Closing Date: 28/02/2021

The Foyle Food Group requires General Operatives for our Foyle Ingredients Retail packing plant, located on the Foyle Omagh site, 52 Doogary Road, Omagh Co. Tyrone. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland.

The successful candidates will be part of a busy production team. Key responsibilities for the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain the effective and efficient running of the production line.
  • Ensuring quality standards are met at all times.
  • Providing assistance to other members of the team when available.
  • Any other reasonable tasks as requested by Senior Management.

Hours of operation for this role are currently Monday to Saturday (working 5 days from 6) totalling 40 hours per week between 0600 > 1730 during standard operations, when Evening Shift is in place hours of work between 1600 > 0200, with opportunities to undertake additional hours. We pay operators, off all ages the UK National Living Wage, currently £8.72 with an additional premium for hours worked on Evening Shift.

Essential Criteria:

  • Effective team operator
  • Able to work in a temperature controlled food processing environment
  • Good communication skills
  • A can-do attitude

Working in partnership with CRAFT training all new employees will have the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification (Level 2 or 3) in Meat and Poultry, with a financial incentive upon completion of the Apprentice qualification.

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 Sunday 28th February 2021.

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

Production Line Leader

Locations: Foyle Ingredients
Closing Date: 28/02/2021

The Foyle Food Group is looking to employ a Line Leader for our Retail Packing Operations in our Foyle Ingredients site in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established food processing Company in the UK and Ireland.

The successful candidate will lead, develop and influence the shift operators to deliver the optimal contribution and achievement for the strategic plan and vision of the business, ensuring that outputs meet required standards for quality, service and cost.

Hours of operation for the role are currently Monday to Saturday (working 5 days from 6) totalling 40 hours per week between 0600 > 2000 during standard operations, when Evening Shift is in place hours of work between 1600 > 0200, with opportunities to undertake additional hours.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience within a Team/Line Leader or supervisory role,
  • 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,
  • Good organisation and communication skills,
  • Flexibility towards working patterns.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience or working knowledge of red meat products,
  • Previous experience working in a retail packing environment, or
  • Previous experience working in a factory environment.

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 Sunday 28th February 2021.

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

Evening Cleaners

Locations: Foyle Omagh
Closing Date: 19/02/2021

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 CV / Application Forms – Friday 19th February 2021

 

For an application form please email:

vickys@foylefoodgroup.com

Foyle Omagh

52 Doogary Road, Omagh, County Tyrone,
Northern Ireland BT79 0BQ

T  +44 (0) 2882 243201

General Operatives

Locations: Foyle Omagh
Closing Date: 28/02/2021

The Foyle Food Group requires General Operatives to be based at their site on the outskirts of Omagh, County Tyrone. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of most progressive beef processing groups in the UK and Ireland.

You will be provided with training to enable you to become a fully skilled member of the team, de-boning, trimming, packing, slaughtering, operating machinery and carrying out general production work. The successful candidate will be part of a busy (department) team.

Essential Criteria:

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • 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

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous beef boning and/or trimming experience
  • Previous experience working in the food industry/similar environment

Working in partnership with CRAFT training, all new employees will have the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification (Level 2 or 3) in Meat and Poultry, with a financial incentive upon completion of the Apprentice qualification. 

The Company reserve the right to adjust the criteria to facilitate shortlisting. If you think you have the necessary skills, drive and ambition please forward application in writing, enclosing C.V or application form.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 28th February 2021.

For an application form please email:

vickys@foylefoodgroup.com

Foyle Omagh

52 Doogary Road, Omagh, County Tyrone,
Northern Ireland BT79 0BQ

T  +44 (0) 2882 243201

Production Operative

Locations: Foyle Melton Mowbray
Closing Date: 28/02/2021

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 and/or Loading Bay 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

We pay National Living Wage regardless of age with skill premiums as you progress. The company provides free life assurance for all employees and a health and wellbeing monitoring program.   Closing date for applications is 298th February 2021

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

General Operatives

Locations: All Foyle Food Group sites in the UK
Closing Date: 30/12/2021

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 in the following areas:

     Beef Boning Halls               Beef Slaughter Halls         General red meat procesing           Hygiene operations 

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

Northern Ireland sites

Foyle Campsie in Londonderry            Foyle Omagh in Omagh

Republic of Ireland

Foyle Donegal in Carrigans, Donegal Ireland

England sites

Foyle Melton Mowbray in Sixhills        Foyle Gloucester in Cinderford 

We also offer assistance for those employees re-locating e.g. travel and accommodation assistance. National Living Wage, is paid for all inexperienced recruits below the age of 25 years, with competitive rates for skilled operators paid (£8.21 > £11.80 / €9.99 > €11.73 per hr).

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 applications is 31st December 2021

Please forward your CV with a covering letter to:

The Monitoring Officer

Foyle Food Group

Shared Service Centre, Foyle Omagh, 52 Doogary Road

Omagh, Co Tyrone BT79 0BQ

T +44 (0) 28822 43201

Email: recruitment@foylefoodgroup.com