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About Irish Distillers

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Who We Are

Irish Distillers is Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys.

Led by Jameson Irish whiskey, the world’s best-selling Irish whiskey, our brands are driving the global renaissance of Irish whiskey and are exported to over 130 markets.

At the core of everything we do is a passion for our craft, a commitment to sustainability, and an ambition to create drinks that can be enjoyed the world over. Irish Distillers is part of Pernod Ricard, the no.2 worldwide producer of wines and spirits. We employ over 600 people across our operations in Cork, Dublin and Belfast.

Our Culture & Values

At Irish Distillers, we live and love whiskey. We’re proud to be part of the Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard family because special things happen when Real, Remarkable and Responsible people come together. Our culture is a blend of curiosity and conviviality. As makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, each of us has a role to play in creating magic moments through our portfolio of brands. The spirit we share gives us purpose and makes life at Irish Distillers special. And what’s life without a little spirit?

We are real

Being Real is the basis of what we do here in Irish Distillers. We are a company that is built on people – warm, friendly, respectful and inclusive people.

We are remarkable

Being Remarkable is what sets us apart from other brands and companies. We transform water and cereals into the world’s leading Irish Whiskey and work tirelessly to ensure our products are on every shelf around the world.

We are responsible

We are Responsible in everything that we do. Our business is only sustainable if we are all Responsible. The choices we make today will shape our business for the next generation.

Why join us?

At Irish Distillers, we understand that our people are the special ingredient. We believe that when we work together, we can distil something truly special.

Our health & wellbeing Programmes, alongside our unique benefits will make you feel secure, recognised and valued for your contribution to our shared success. We will offer you the opportunity to grow, learn and collaborate in a positive, friendly work environment.

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Your Development

Our goal is to enable you to become our future generation of Supply Chain Professionals by offering you a Graduate Training Programme that fuels your ambition. Our supportive and structured learning programme offers you technical, professional and personal development. Our Learning and Development philosophy is based on the 70:20:10 model. 70% is on the job learning, 20% learning through feedback and observation from managers and 10% is formal learning. 

This includes:

  • On-boarding
  • Structured rotations
  • Mentor and buddy framework
  • Technical skills development
  • Professional skills development
  • Project work  

Engineering Graduate Programme

The Jameson Engineering Graduate Programme offers bright and ambitious engineers the opportunity to begin an exciting career with the world’s leading producer of Irish whiskey. Our ambition is to support you to become our engineers of the future.

Graduates will work alongside a world-class whiskey production team in a structured and challenging placement that offers real responsibilities, planned learning, defined rotations and project work.

This year, our two-year programme offers opportunities at Midleton Distillery, Cork where the world’s best-selling Irish whiskeys are created.

You will work with innovative processes and state-of-the-art technology, while drawing on the legacy of our great whiskey makers. From process improvement, automation and sustainability projects, there has never been a more exciting time to join Irish Distillers.

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Supply Chain Graduate Programme

The newly launched Irish Distillers Supply Chain Graduate Programme offers bright and ambitious Supply Chain graduates the opportunity to begin an exciting career with the world’s leading producer of Irish whiskey. Our ambition is to support you to become our future generation of Supply Chain professionals.

Graduates will work alongside a Supply Chain team in a structured and challenging placement that offers real responsibilities, planned learning, rotations and project work. This 2 year programme offers opportunities at our busy, fast paced Supply Chain function based in Dublin 22 , where the world’s best-selling Irish whiskeys are bottled, packaged and distributed to 130 markets around the Globe.

You will work to build out our processes, drive continuous improvement and help us leverage our technology to deliver best in class results. From supply planning, demand planning and transformation projects, there has never been a more exciting time to join Irish Distillers.

What we look for

We are looking for Level 8 or Level 9 Graduates of Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Transport, Business, Commerce, Business Information Systems or related discipline.  Applicants should also be self-starters who are ambitious, solutions focused, analytical and most importantly, have the desire to turn a job into a passion as they uncover the vast opportunities to grow long term in the Irish whiskey industry and globally within Pernod Ricard.

Please note: All applicants must be Stamp 4 visa holders or EU passport holders

Please note: Applicants must be fully eligible to work in Ireland

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IT Graduate Program

The newly launched Irish Distillers IT Graduate Programme offers bright and ambitious IT graduates the opportunity to work with the world’s leading producer of Irish Whiskey.

Graduates will partner and support the Irish Distillers business, working as part of a wider European based Pernod Ricard IT Solutions team. Based in Dublin 4, the IT Solutions team are responsible for the design, development and deployment of technology solutions that drive business effectiveness and innovation. Our IT team work in an agile and fast paced environment, partnering with internal business customers to develop, enhance and maintain IT solutions that are critical to the efficient operation of our business. Working on the latest platforms and technologies, Graduates will get the opportunity to shape and apply technological solutions to real world business problems. 

Our structured and challenging 2 year Programme offers real responsibilities, planned learning, rotations and project work. You will develop the soft and technical skills required to become a future leader, while getting exposure to business-critical projects and access to deep expertise.  

You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in a variety of areas, such as: project management, digital sales and marketing, software development, platform management, IT architecture, business intelligence and business engagement.

Our committed mentors and experienced team come from a diverse range of backgrounds and will help you thrive in our fun and welcoming environment

Please note: Closing date for the IT Graduate Program is Tuesday November 30th 2021

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Our Internship Programme

Our paid Internship Programmes offer you the opportunity to bridge the gap between University and a real work environment. Irish Distillers internships are designed to give you the opportunity to get actively involved in project work and day to day activities in a warm, collaborative, supportive environment.

We engage with a number of Universities across Ireland every September and October. In 2021/2022 we are offering Internships in Supply Chain ( Dublin ) and Process and Chemical Engineering ( Midleton, Cork ). Please contact your University Careers teams for more information on what is available in your area of interest.

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