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General Operative- Clonroche

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Clonroche, WX, IE

Company: Glanbia




General Operative

Clonroche Feed Mill


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. 


A vacancy has arisen within Glanbia Ireland for the position of a General Operative. Based in Clonroche Mill and reporting to the Feed Mill Manager, the primary responsibilities of this role will be:


Key Responsibilities;

  • To carry out plant operational roles as prioritised by the Feed Mill Manager;
  • To provide holiday cover as required across all plant operational functions;
  • To support the production requirements of the Feed mill by working as part of a highly committed and efficient team;
  • Adhering to Company and statutory hygiene, quality, safety and environmental policies and standards;
  • Communicating and recording data as required; and
  • Ensuring the plant area is clean and tidy at all times.

This role will involve shift and weekend work and candidates are required to be flexible in their working hours.  On the job training will be provided. 


Key Requirements:

  • 2+ years manufacturing experience preferably in a high volume manufacturing environment;
  • Interest and knowledge of feed ingredients and products is a distinct advantage;
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude with a problem solving approach;
  • Willingness to continuously improve and adapt based on business requirements;
  • Experience with working towards established KPI’s and LEAN principles;
  • Experience in operating within, and delivering on, the highest quality standards in the manufacturing sector;
  • Good PC skills and a strong technical ability to understand plant and processes;
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to work well under pressure;
  • Ability to cope with multiple tasks and priorities in a fast moving environment.



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.