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Project Engineer

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Ballyragget, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia



Project Engineer


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,,, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 


A requirement for a Project Engineer position has been identified in Glanbia Ireland to assist with the management of process & utility projects, working closely with a cross functional team of Production, Maintenance, Supply Chain and Quality departments to implement the required changes to enhance, stabilize and improve processes, with projects both executed in-house and by external contractors. This role will report directly to the Senior Projects Engineer.


Key Responsibilities;

  • Develop scope and system performance targets for tendering to external contractors.
  • Review tender submissions and design proposals from external contractors.
  • Monitor project expenses in line with the approved project budget.
  • Design small scale process changes and implement same.
  • Provide expert technical support to the site production, maintenance and utility teams.
  • Ensure smooth transfer of project knowledge from engineering to production, including ramp up plans for new process, transfers or product introductions.
  • Assist the process automation team in developing FDS user requirements.
  • Ensure all activities, equipment and facilities comply with GMP, Health, Safety and Environmental policies.



Key Requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in Chemical, Mechanical or Process Engineering.
  • 5+ years’ experience in project management within a large scale manufacturing environment, preferably in the Dairy, Food, Beverage or Healthcare industries.
  • Successful track record of project delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written. 


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.