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Engineering Associate

Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia


Engineering Associate (2019 Start)

Pure Ambition Graduate Programme


Are you looking for a graduate programme to match your ambition?

Being selected for the 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 Gold Award for Best Training and Development Programme at the Gradireland Awards for three consecutive years. 


Where Ambition Meets Nutrition – Engineering   

Glanbia is offering excellent career opportunities to high-performing Engineering graduates from a range of specialisms including Mechanical Engineering, Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Biotechnology Engineering, Energy Engineering, amongst others. Here, you will be communicating with various stakeholders. The opportunity to manage people including direct reports, contractors on a project or acting as a line manager are a normal part of an Associate’s life in Glanbia. Project management, design, proposal and implementation are also very much part of the programme with responsibility for individual projects increasing as the Associate demonstrates competence and ability.


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 and attributes:

  • High academic record to date in a related Engineering course and expected minimum of a 2.1 honours degree
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Adaptable to a changing environment and priorities
  • Proven self-starter with the drive and desire to succeed
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently
  • Internationally mobile longer term