Careers with Lidl for Engineering graduates

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Since opening in Ireland in 1999, Lidl has grown to become a major player in the Irish grocery market, and was recently named the Most Reputable Food Retailer in Ireland in 2020. Our people are at the core of our success, and we’re looking for the best and brightest graduates to join our ambitious team. At Lidl, we do not set a specific cut off when it comes to how many graduates we recruit each year - we welcome candidates from any discipline who we feel will be the right fit for our fast-paced, dynamic business.

We are pleased to share that despite enhancing our virtual recruitment process, there have been no changes made to the programme as a result of Covid-19. When it comes to your application, soft skills such as effective communication, entrepreneurial actions, organisational and problem solving skills are key to successful candidates. Put simply, we’re looking for graduates with the drive to challenge themselves, develop and progress within the company.

Our “Essential Graduate Programme” gives you responsibility for real projects from day one with experience working with teams across the business. In return, you’ll receive competitive benefits and the best development opportunities available, supported by professionals at every level of the business, Including a one-to-one mentorship with a member of our Board of Directors. Lidl’s multi-award-winning graduate programme has recently been accredited by City & Guilds, a mark of the highest quality for a training and development programme.

Type of work

  • Construction/civil
  • Engineering
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Manufacturing and production


  • €36,400


  • Private employee medical
  • Insurance
  • Company pension after one year’s service
  • New office facility with free parking
  • On-site gym and canteen
  • Initial training and ongoing development
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression

Degrees sought

  • All degree disciplines


  • Republic of Ireland

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