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Milk Office Administrator

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Ballyragget, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia




Milk Office Administrator


Rooted in our rich heritage of family farming and embedded in our communities, Glanbia Ireland has evolved to bring the passion of our farmers and their high-quality ingredients to the world. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to our milk pool of three billion litres and our outstanding grains portfolio, we export innovative products and tailored ingredient solutions to more than 100 countries. We nurture a talented team of over 2,000 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches, serving our communities and delivering annual revenues of around €2 billion.


Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie, Glanbiaconnect.com, countrylife.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 


We currently have an exciting opportunity to join GI’s Milk Office in Ballyragget, Co Kilkenny.  This role looks after payments to individual milk suppliers and responsibility for issuing milk statements each month.  The Milk Office looks after all aspects of payment administration including maintaining supplier master data, and the operation of supplier-related payment schemes (e.g. fixed milk price schemes).  It also acts as a key service provider in administering deductions on behalf of farmers and paying these over to independent service providers (finance providers, bulk tank maintenance and other farm services), and provides administration services to other GI functions relating to milk.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Log all milk supplier applications to schemes (incl. return of contracts), review and follow up for completeness and update management on progress. Includes liaising with the:
    • Communications team, providing detail of suppliers and mobile numbers as required.
    • Milk facing teams providing status updates and working with to close out schemes.
    • IT team to facilitate display of data on Glanbia Connect.
  • Log milk supplier Herd Health Certificates on the Milk System and electronically file same.
  • SAP/Ariba invoicing processing for Milk Transport, Milk Quality and Milk Office.
  • Assist in the processing of Milk Supplier Masterdata changes.
  • DAFM returns and other Administrative duties as required by the Milk Payments Team.


Key Requirements:

  • Detail oriented, well organised with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in finance/bookkeeping/invoicing
  • Good command of Microsoft office suite especially Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships at all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as being part of a team
  • Experience of working with SAP and/or Ariba systems
  • Knowledge/background Irish agriculture/dairy industry


Glanbia Ireland is a joint venture 60% owned by Glanbia Co-op and 40% owned by Glanbia plc. If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.


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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, color, 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.