General Operator – Packing

Employer Information

Fane Valley Group


T: 028 92610480


Summary of Role:
To operate all machines in the packing department – box formers, filling head, check weights, palletisers, high pressure pumps and extruders.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make sure all machines are operating efficiently and in line with SOP’s ;
  • Monitor the work area in line with health and safety legislation and the Planed Preventative Maintenance Schedule (PPM);
  • Report any issues to supervisor or maintenance department so they can be dealt with swiftly and effectively to minimise downtime;
  • Monitor and record packs per minute on the machines to ensure weight is consistent;
  • Check all products for quality issues;
  • Ensure product change overs are performed in accordance with SOP and with minimal downtime;
  • Complete all necessary paperwork as required;
  • Operate the PLC Control Screens and SCADA Systems.


  • Comply with all company policies and procedures within the remit of this role;
  • Carry out any other associated duties as may arise,  develop or be assigned by management;
  • Be flexible in approach to working hours.

Essential Criteria:

  • Have at least 2 years work experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Previously worked with PLC control screens and SCADA systems;
  • Experience of record keeping with attention to detail;
  • An awareness of health and safety legislation;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and problem solving skills;
  • Good standard of written and spoken English;
  • Have a customer-focused attitude.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Previous work experience in the food industry;
  • Counterbalance forklift licence;
  • Have a pallet stacker and electric pallet truck licence.

Hours of Work:       Monday – Friday (shifts 6am – 2.30pm / 2.30pm – 1am on a rotating pattern) May be required to work weekends

  • Permanent
  • xDuncrue
  • Closing date: Friday 29 Jan 2021
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