Graduate programme open for applications

Ornua announces the launch of its 2019 Graduate Programme which will see the owner of the iconic Kerrygold brand look for up to 15 born innovators and future leaders to bring the best of Irish dairy products to over 110 markets globally on behalf of dairy farmers in Ireland. Pictured at the launch with Ornua CEO John Jordan (2nd right), who joined the organisation as a graduate are John Walls, Cait Mennis and Conor Merrick. (Picture: Marc O'Sullivan)

The 2019 Graduate Programme for Ornua, which will see the company recruit up to 15 graduates to join the Ornua team around the world, is now open for applications. 

An 18-month programme offering graduates a chance to build a range of business skills and gain valuable experience in one of Ireland’s most vibrant businesses, successful candidates will undertake two placements as part of the Ornua Graduate Programme. This will include time overseas for most participants.

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of dairy products and owner of the iconic Kerrygold brand, officially opened Kerrygold Park in Mitchelstown in September 2016, a €38 million state-of-the-art Kerrygold butter production and packing facility, with a capacity of up to 50,000 tonnes of butter per annum.

Ornua’s industry-leading graduate programme provides opportunities across the business in divisions including Information and Communication Technology, HR, Procurement, Sales and Marketing, Health and Safety, Operations, Engineering and Supply Chain Management.

The Graduate Programme opened for applications on September 19, with an application deadline of October 18.