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IT Business Analyst Associate (Quality & Compliance)

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Location: KK, IE

Company: Glanbia

IT Business Analyst Associate – Manufacturing Operations (Quality & Compliance) 
(2021 Start)

Pure Ambition Graduate Programme 

Are you looking for a graduate programme to match your ambition?
At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.


Being selected for our Pure Ambition Graduate Programme is a significant first step in an exciting and invigorating career.  At Glanbia, we nurture your talent and individuality.  We support you in fulfilling your potential and help who you are today become who you want to be tomorrow.  We want to grow and we want you to grow with us.  In recognition of our world-class learning and development environment and excellent career opportunities, we were incredibly proud to win the award for Graduate Employer of the Year (<40 intake) at the Gradireland Awards in 2020!


What will you be doing
Through the Pure Ambition Graduate Programme, you’ll have the opportunity to make a big impact every day. We offer an engaging and immersive experience-driven development journey where you’ll learn and develop not just the skills required for today’s roles, but the skills required for today’s roles and tomorrow’s roles. 


Our Centre of Excellence for Manufacturing Operations covers a broad array of business functions and supports a range of leading edge software solutions that are supporting Glanbia’s digital transformation. We engage and support our business partners in areas such as Production Planning & Execution, Quality & Compliance, Engineering & Maintenance, Manufacturing Intelligence and Research & Development. The candidate will have an opportunity to gain insight into these areas over the course of the programme, but will have a primary focus on Quality & Compliance. 


Working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better, you'll be responsible for:

•    The systemisation of best-practice Quality & Compliance (Q&C) processes using leading edge LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Systems), SAP and QEHSS (Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety and Sustainability) business application platforms.
•    Working closely with the business to improve the adoption and utilisation of our Q&C systems and enabling increased maturity in digitizing Glanbia Q&C processes. 
•    Identifying, developing, testing and deploying alternative and innovative system and process based enhancements to ensure system performance and business requirements are met.
•    Delivering as part of multi-disciplinary project teams working on Q&C system implementation projects including preparation of project scope and design proposals, system configuration and deployment activities, testing, user training, cutover planning and post-live support.
•    Research and Development in emerging technologies.
•    Working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the opportunity and challenge is there to constantly strive to make things better.


Who we’re looking for
We know it’s our people and their passion for delivering superior quality and value to our customers that sets us apart. We’re looking for graduates with the following qualifications, experiences and attributes:  
•    High academic record to date in the following programmes of study: Business Information Systems, Management Information Systems or related degree and expected minimum of a 2.1 honours primary degree
•    A background in or experience related to science/quality and knowledge of SQL programming would be advantageous
•    Ambition to progress successfully in a career in IT in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging environment
•    Thinks commercially and delivers customer centric solutions
•    Drives collaboration and builds partnerships to meet shared objectives
•    Communicates clearly and can influence at all levels
•    Demonstrates a thirst for knowledge with a desire to continually learn and grow
•    Analytically minded with the ability to develop creative insights and execute change