We like growing 2 things,
potatoes and talent.

We are always on the lookout to expand our team. Employees will work closely together to ensure all areas of the business run effectively and efficiently.

Available Job Listings:

Closing Date: 16.07.21
Job Posted: 2.07.21

The Role


Location: Portadown, Northern Ireland
Type: Full time, Permanent

The Company:

Based in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, Wilson’s Country Ltd specialises in pre-packed, peeled and cooked prepared potatoes.  We supply food retailers, caterers and food processing companies with a range of products, offering quality, taste, full traceability and value for money.

The Job:

Duties will be based around grading and packing potato products and will include the following examples, although this is not an exhaustive list:

  • Packing (e.g. filling crates/boxes/bags, weighing, sealing, sleeving packs, using machinery/equipment);
  • Grading potatoes for quality;
  • Preparing potato products (e.g. removing peel)
  • Cleaning, maintaining a tidy and hygienic work area and company premises;
  • Working safely and maintaining a safe work area;
  • Following food safety and health and safety policies and practices;
  • Working efficiently and in support of production targets and quality standards;

This role involves extensive manual handling activities.

Applicants must have a flexible approach to job description, as duties will vary in accordance with operational requirements and individual skills.

Hours of work:

Full Time – Hours of work will be 40 hours per week
Days: 4 days out of 5, Monday to Friday and every Saturday
Part Time – 3 to 4 days (24-32 hours) per week, Monday to Saturday will be considered.

Applicants must have flexibility to work rotating day and evening shifts as and when required.

The Person:

Applicants must:

Have a good general awareness of food hygiene, health and safety and quality aspects;
Be able to work on their own initiative, with minimum supervision, as well as part of a team;
Have a flexible approach to job description and working hours;
Be able to demonstrate communication, literacy and numeracy skills which meet the requirements of the job in full; 

Have an interest in progressing within production.

Relevant experience would be preferable.

Wilson’s Country Ltd reserves the right to enhance the selection criteria at short listing stage if necessary.

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