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Kerry Foods 2019 R&D Graduate Programme

Career Function Research and Development

We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

In a few words:

R&D create and develop concepts, take customer briefs and then manage all products through to launch. From sourcing new ingredients, amending processing conditions and working with new equipment. The end result is a great new product to market

Get ready to:

Work with every function of our business to ensure products are launched successfully. Experience different roles from packaging redesigns of existing products, customer facing project management or launching new products.

Choose it because:

There is always a lot happening and it is fantastic to see a product you helped create appear on a supermarket shelf!

It’s perfect for you if:

You’re a good problem solver with good communication skills and like working with others. You love food and have an interest in the consumer market.

You'll Be Based:

You may have a number of rotations within our sites throughout UK and Ireland- so mobility is really key!

Joining us means being supported by, and learning from, talented people who really care about what they do. You’ll get bags of responsibility early on, and we’ll be open to your ideas. And because we’re always looking to the future, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Our current CEO joined us as a grad. How far will you go?

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