Electrical Apprenticeship

Date: 17 May 2024

Location: Drogheda, LH, IE, A92 RX26

Company: Glanbia




Electrical Instrumentation - Apprenticeship 
4 year Apprenticeship Programme

Drogheda, Co. Louth


Tirlán, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands. 
Tirlán owns leading brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Solmiko, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition.
We nurture a talented team across Ireland, the US, MEA and China, delivering annual revenues of over €3 billion, and over 2,300 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches. Our purpose is to nourish the world, while safeguarding our environment for future generations.


Role Profile
Tirlán is offering apprenticeship opportunities to current leaving certificate students and recent school leavers in the Louth catchment area. Tirlán has a well-established and highly regarded apprenticeship programme, where apprentices will train for 4 years combining practical industrial experience and Solas/ETB run academic training. During this time, you’ll earn while you learn and receive mentorship from craft professionals at Tirlán. As an apprentice, you will:
•    Maintain site process equipment, including utilities. Process equipment includes various types of motors, pumps, valves, fans, chart recorders, process instrumentation and packaging systems. 
•    Replace and repair defective mechanical & electrical equipment, instruments, and cabling when necessary.
•    Carry out all operations to conform to GMP requirements.
•    Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures, including the use of the appropriate protective clothing.
•    Under senior craft supervision you will carry out scheduled Preventative Maintenance (PMs) on process and utilities equipment - Working on fault find/troubleshooting with equipment such as flow meters, control valves, temperature transmitters, VSD’s, Profibus, SCADA systems, pasteurisers, evaporators, drying systems, material transport systems and utility systems as part of a team and as an individual.
•    Liaise with all Maintenance, Manufacturing, Project, Quality and any other site personnel, to meet the site objectives.
•    Provide feedback on equipment and spares issues. Fill out all required paper work such as PM documentation, Lockout Tagout permit book and adhere to all site protocols. 
•    Inform maintenance lead, shift manager or any relevant site personnel of impact of work being carried out and results of any issues that may arise.
•    Provide accurate reporting as necessary, including the use of computer maintenance system (CMMS – SAP).

•    Legal age limit – Candidates must be 16 years or over
•    Educational standard – Grade D or higher in 5 subjects at Leaving Certificate level
•    Enjoys problem solving
•    Team player
•    Task orientated
•    Takes direction well to uphold Tirlán’s robust health & safety standards 
•    Flexible and adaptable

•    Varied work in fast paced manufacturing environment
•    Career progression opportunities 
•    Opportunity to earn while your learn

Closing date for applications: 21st June 2024

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
We believe in the value of difference. We know that different perspectives, life experience and backgrounds can drive innovation and deliver growth. 
We welcome people from all walks of life without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 

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Tirlán is a Values Based Organisation