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Senior Application Developer

Date: 01-Dec-2022

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS Inc.)
Senior Application Developer


A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Application Developer at Glanbia Business Services Inc. This is a permanent position will report to the Application Developer Specialist.


The base location of the role will be Aurora, Illinois, with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart Working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


Glanbia - Our Business

Glanbia is a global nutrition company and the global leader in the performance nutrition industry with a portfolio of performance and lifestyle nutrition brands. As a nutritional solutions provider in the B2B arena, we commercialise specialty nutritional, functional ingredients and precision premixes to meet our customer needs. Glanbia’s growth has been achieved both organically and via targeted M&A to scale positions and build into adjacencies in attractive segments aligned with our purpose.

  • B2C: each of our own brands has its own consumer appeal. We are the #1 global sports nutrition brand with a growing presence in lifestyle nutrition.
  • B2B: our portfolio of both nutritional ingredients and cheese products gives us strong market reach and customer relevance. We work closely with our customers to develop products that exceed their expectations.
  • D2C: our digital platforms enhance engagement with our consumers at multiple touch points throughout their purchasing decision journey. We will continue to connect with consumers through creative excellence and new digital layers of services.

Employing over 6,000 people across 32 countries, our products are sold or distributed in over 100 countries with total Group revenue of €4.2bn. We have three segments: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals and Joint Ventures & Associates. Our shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (symbol: GLB).


Key elements of the role

  • Responsible for coding within specific projects, change requests and support calls
  • Ensuring that allocated work is carried out to required standards and timelines
  • Ensuring that the code operates to requirements
  • Resolution of reported issues, and related documentation
  • Mentor Junior Team members
  • Manage support calls within functional area
  • Implement and validate coding standards implemented by team
  • Compilation of technical Specifications
  • Update and manage own CR’s in CR Log
  • Keep up to date with trends/developments in area
  • Upgrades and Safeguard


  • Third level qualification in Computing/Information Technology or equivalent



  • 5+ years ABAP Development experience required
  • Knowledge of functionality across SAP modules especially SD, MM, WM, PP, FI
  • Experience of design, development and implementation of robust ABAP solutions
  • Knowledge of SAP Output development technologies – (Smartforms / SapScripts)
  • Extensive experience working with SAP ALV Reports, BAPI’s, User Exits and BADI’s
  • Experience in EDI and IDOC’s
  • PI / PO  middleware


Nice to have:

  • Workflow
  • JavaScript & HTML5



  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • The ability to work on one's own initiative and a proven track record in meeting goals
  • Good problem solving / analytical skills and the ability to see issues through to resolution
  • Ability to provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship
  • Ability to quickly learn organisations system and processes
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the continuous focus is on improvement and the challenge of finding a better way


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more!


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago