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R&D Technologist

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Shanghai, CN

Company: Glanbia

R&D Technician

(6 months, Shanghai, China)



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. 


An exciting secondment has arisen to support the roll out of UHT cream from Glanbia Ireland in the China market. The successful person will be based in Shanghai, China for a 6 months.

Training will be provided on UHT cream functionality testing and applications testing in the GIC, Kilkenny, Ireland prior to secondment to Shanghai, China.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop relationship with Glanbia Sales manager/Chef and to understand all applications for GI UHT natural and stabilised cream
  • Identify and develop any new relevant applications required from market insights
  • Benchmarking vs. competitor products for natural and stabilised UHT cream in various pack formats
  • Evolution of the functionality over shelf life
  • Identify and develop relationships with local universities/institutes for analytical testing which may be required in the future and make link with GI R&D analytical team


Key Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to form effective relationships


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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Considering a new career in Glanbia Ireland but this isn’t the role for you?! Then why not register your experience & sign up for career opportunities at: www.glanbiaireland.com/careers


Glanbia Ireland is a Values Based Organisation - www.glanbiaireland.com



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.