Graduate scheme

County Dublin

Duration: 2 years

Start Date: Sept 2023

Closing Date : Oct 31st, 2022

Location: Clondalkin, Dublin 22 (serviced by Luas Red Line & buses from Dublin City Centre)

Work type: Hybrid (3 days on site, 2 days where you work best)

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About Irish Distillers

Irish Distillers is Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and makers of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys. Led by Jameson, our brands have driven the global renaissance of Irish whiskey and are exported to over 130 markets across the globe. We are located across 5 locations in Ireland and are based nationwide across Cork, Dublin and Belfast. Recently, we proudly became a top 10 global spirit brand , distributing over 10 million cases across the globe. As part of Pernod Ricard, the no.2 worldwide producer of wines and spirits, Irish Distillers has an extensive global distribution network.

Our Business Graduate Programme

The Irish Distillers Business Graduate Programme offers bright and ambitious Graduates the opportunity to complete a two-year programme at our bottling operations and warehousing facility, located in Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

In 2021 over 10 million case equivalent bottles of Jameson were bottled, labelled, packaged and shipped to over 130 markets across the globe. With a team of over 250 people and teams across NPD, Purchasing, Warehousing, Blending, Packaging and more, our mission is to achieve and maintain World Class Manufacturing through highly motivated and skilled people . During the Programme , our ambition is to support you to gain the leadership, operational and people skills to become Leaders of the future. You will get involved in continuous improvement, technology, and sustainability projects, across our Bottling, Warehousing and Purchasing departments.

Starting in 2023, we are looking for Level 8 or Level 9 Graduates of Food Business, Business, Management or Engineering Management. Closing date for applications is 31st of Oct 2022.

Your Training & Development

Our goal is to enable you to become our future generation of talent by offering you a Graduate Training Programme that fuels your ambition. The blended learning programme we have in place will help you develop both your technical and leadership skills through a combination of theoretical learning and on the job experience. Our committed mentors and experienced team come from a diverse range of backgrounds and will help you thrive in our fun and welcoming environment

Our supportive and structured learning programme offers you technical, professional and personal development. This includes:

  • On-boarding
  • Structured rotations (3-to-9-month rotations)
  • Mentor and buddy framework
  • Technical skills development
  • Professional skills development
  • Project work

What we look for

We are looking for a mindset, as well as a skillset.

  • Level 8 or 9 in Engineering Management, Food Business Management or Business-related discipline
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to communicate at all levels in the business
  • Ambitious, self-starters, who are collaborative, curious and agile team players
  • We are looking for graduates who will cultivate innovation and embrace nimble learning
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland

What we offer

We understand our people are our special ingredient. We treat our employees with respect and offer an environment that is engaging, supportive and collaborative. We want to make you feel recognised and valued for your contribution to our shared success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Profit share: An annual profit share scheme to reward your contribution to the company’s success
  • Allowance: An annual allowance to spend on our portfolio of products and merchandise, for you to enjoy responsibly
  • Smart Working: Under our Smart Working model we offer a blended working arrangement of up to 2 days a week working where you work best
  • Defined Contribution Pension: Matched up to 10% employer contribution
  • People Development: Outside of the Grad Programme, we enable continuous development for our people at every stage of their careers through our people development, online learning, and leadership training programmes
  • Health & Wellbeing; Our Wellbeing Programme “THRIVE” supports employees across the three main pillars: Life, Body and Mind
  • Charity Days: Up to 2 days paid leave every year to volunteer at a registered charity
  • Laptop & Mobile

Like a well-blended whiskey, we believe that diverse perspectives make us better and we welcome people from all backgrounds and experiences to create together the spirit that makes us great.

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