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Fane Valley is now one of Ireland's most progressive agri-food businesses, with interests in red meats, feed compounding, porridge oats and breakfast cereals, agricultural supplies, and renewable energy, operative across Europe. Our commitment to developing our work force is paramount in meeting our objective of delivering quality products with top class service at competitive prices.

Fane Valley has a diverse culture reflecting the diversity not only in the business functions but also in our locations. As a company we embrace change and continuously strive to be the best in whatever sector we enter.

Maintenance Supervisor

Reference: Ref: DFP/MS/08/19

Closing Date: 23rd August 2019

Duncrue Food Processors Ltd (DFP) has been in operation for over thirty years. DFP has grown to be one of the UK’s leading beef dripping producers. Our primary operation is the manufacture of high quality beef dripping which is sold to the fast food, catering and food manufacturing industries.  

We now wish to recruit for the above position.

The successful candidate will be involved in carrying out a variety of production tasks on site including monitoring raw material, quality checks and record keeping.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all machines within the factory are checked and maintained on a regular basis;
  • Prepare weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work accordingly;
  • Stock manage materials and equipment;
  • To source parts in line with efficiency and cost effectiveness;
  • Help prepare and assist with any maintenance related projects within the factory;
  • Take responsibility for the day to day supervision of maintenance staff;
  • Produce reports as requested by Management;
  • Carry out risk assessments, implement changes where required.


  • 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 served a full EITB Apprenticeship;
  • Be qualified to HNC level in mechanical discipline;
  • Must have 5 years’ high speed high volume experience;
  • Previous experience working with high speed wrappers, boxing machines, pneumatics and hydraulics;
  • Be able to complete reports via  SAP and PM;
  • Hold a 17th Edition Wiring Regulation Certificate;
  • Have a working knowledge of SMED and Lean Manufacturing to include 5S3R;
  • Full UK driving licence;
  • Experience with lorry and PSV maintenance;
  • Previous experience of supervising a team.


To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley.  

Email:, Tel: (028) 92 610480 or download an application form from  

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