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Site Utilities and Services Manager

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Ballyragget, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia





Site Services & Utilities Manager


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 vacancy has arisen within Glanbia Ireland for the position of a Site Services & Utilities manager. The role will report to the Site Utilities & Environmental manager.


Key Responsibilities;

  • Daily management of Utility Plants including Water Treatment, Boilers, Waste Water Treatment plant, Refrigeration & Compressed air plants in accordance with the sites stringent EHS & Quality requirements.
  • Monitor utility and process plants energy usage, identify trends and report out to energy forum.
  • Work closely with operations to control and reduce energy usage in processing plants and ensure efficient use of energy is a priority for the full site.
  • Manage site service functions and facilities personnel to ensure site upkeep is maintained at a high standard.
  • Co-ordination of utility plant requirements with maintenance and engineering
  • Ensure utility plants meet required quality and HACCP requirements and assist in customer audits as required.
  • Cost Control – Energy, chemicals etc.
  • Daily monitoring of Production plant losses – COD, fat and protein
  • Daily monitoring of plant environmental performance.  Liaising with and reporting results to the Environmental Co-Ordinator and EPA in accordance with conditions of the sites IED license.
  • Monitor and report on plant loss trends. Liaison with Production departments to control and reduce losses.
  • Support and implement the Environmental and Energy Management Systems.
  • Develop GPS (Glanbia Performance system) in Utility and service areas


Key Requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • 3+ years experience in utility management within a large scale manufacturing environment, preferably in the Dairy, Food, Beverage or Healthcare industries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication – verbal & written
  • Work to best practice techniques such as lean manufacturing, Six Sigma/GPS and drive Continuous Improvement Projects
  • Motivated and self-driven
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Proactive and innovative problem solver with good analytical and IT skills


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.