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Technical Associate

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: KK, IE

Company: Glanbia

Technical Associate

Pure Ambition Graduate Programme (2021 Start)



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.


The Glanbia Digital+ team act as an internal agency offering a range of digital, technical and creative services to optimise Glanbia’s digital presence. Our team is made up of Digital Strategists, Digital Marketers, Social Media Experts, Designers, Videographers, UX Experts, and Technical Analysts, who work together in an agile and very collaborative environment. This is a relatively new team with lots of exciting projects ongoing and upcoming, so if you’re hungry to learn and willing to push yourself to achieve results for your team then you’ll love this role.


Our Technical Associate will join their fast growing team, reporting into the Digital Experience Lead and will be a voice of technical expertise on the team when interacting with stakeholders across our organisation. 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:


  • Performance analysis and documentation of as-is capabilities to gain a deep understanding of our organisation and its technology needs, recommending appropriate applications/technology to improve as required
  • Maintaining and managing content on our website(s), carrying out scheduled/regular content updates by agreed deadlines
  • Assisting in test case creation and testing of new page, product and promotion functionality, troubleshooting solutions or assigning issues to relevant teams as required.
  • Application maintenance and bug fixes, triage incidents as appropriate
  • Co-ordinating on-going system / applications enhancements and change requests
  • Being the technical point of contact with other internal IT teams and external 3rd party vendors to; plan projects, implement change requests, investigate issues and provide effective resolutions
  • Inputting into technical project planning and management, helping the project to meet deadlines, business and budget objectives


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 of achievement to date in a related field and expected minimum of a 2.1 honours primary degree
  • Experience, interest and understanding of website platforms (hybris, Drupal, Wordpress, Magento, Sitecore)
  • 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
  • Creative and problem solving skills