Pilot Plant Operator

Date: Nov 22, 2023

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia

Pilot Plant Operator
Glanbia Nutritional’s 

Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey!

The Opportunity 
Reporting to the R&D Applications Manager, this role supports the EU applications research efforts by maintaining all pilot plant and lab equipment, keeping the lab clean, organised, stocked, and supporting in-house customer trials in conjunction with scientists.
•    Maintenance of pilot plant and lab equipment.
•    Be familiar with processing equipment and following SOP’s.
•    Order and keep stock materials up to date.
•    Keep the lab organised and clean.
•    Be familiar with food safety/GMP lab protocols.
•    Be part of the Health & Safety team.
•    Self-motivated.
•    Ability to multi-task.

 The Skills you will bring to the team

•    Relevant technical and/or operational experience in a value-add dairy or related high-end nutrition industry
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
•    Must have demonstrably strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), to include speaking clearly in positive or negative situations.
•    Ability to effectively interact with all levels of personnel with the utmost professionalism.
•    Works with supervision while remaining productive at all times.
•    Flexibility and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is essential. 
•    Possesses a passion for learning new skills.
•    Fluent in written and spoken English. 
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!
Where and how you will work  
The opportunity will be based in Kilkenny.
What we would like to offer you!  
The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package. 
About Glanbia  
The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  



At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more