Graduate scheme

County Westmeath + 2

C&D Foods are currently recruiting hardworking and ambitious graduates from a wide range of disciplines including: Engineering, Production, Manufacturing, Finance, IT, Research & Development, Commercial, Food Safety & Quality, Supply Chain & Procurement for roles based in Ireland and across our manufacturing sites in Mainland Europe.

C&D Foods is one of the largest pet food manufacturers in Europe, offering specially-formulated cat and dog food for the private label market.

Founded in 1969, and now part of the ABP Food Group, C&D Foods has grown to become one of the industry’s leading pet food producers with eight manufacturing sites across Europe supplying quality products to customers around the world.

The C&D Foods Graduate experience:

Graduates starting a career at C&D Foods will be given responsibility from day one. Over the course of our 2 year programme you will take part in rotations across some of our 8 production sites in Europe.

You will be supported with on the job and external training, experience a number of different areas of the business and connect to mentors and other graduates across the company.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to develop your language skills allowing you to further enhance your international business skill.

  • Short term: responsibility from day one
  • Medium term: fast paced progression to managerial positions within the Group.
  • Long term: develop as future senior leader within the Group.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter / hungry to get involved. While there will be structure to your learning and prescribed projects a lot will depend on the Graduates initiative.
  • You should be eager to get involved directly rather than sitting at desk all day with a genuine interest in production.
  • A desire to pursue a long term career in the Food Industry.
  • Language skills are desirable but not essential
  • A willingness to travel and relocate to C&D Food locations in Mainland Europe

Candidates should have the relevant work rights for ongoing full-time employment.

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County Westmeath, Ireland, Europe

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