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MAMF Apprentice

GlanbiaBelview, County KildareApprenticeshipFull-time

Tirlán, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands.

Tirlán owns leading brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Solmiko, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition.

We nurture a talented team across Ireland, the US, MEA and China, delivering annual revenues of over €3 billion, and over 2,300 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches. Our purpose is to nourish the world, while safeguarding our environment for future generations.

Role Profile

Tirlán is offering apprenticeship opportunities to current leaving certificate students and recent school leavers in Belview. Tirlán has a well-established and highly regarded apprenticeship programme, where apprentices will train for 4 years combining practical industrial experience and Solas/ETB run academic training. During this time, you’ll earn while you learn and receive mentorship from craft professionals at Tirlán. As an apprentice, you will:

• Assist senior crafts with their day-to-day duties, equipment breakdowns, and planned works across their assigned plants. Process equipment includes various types of pumps, valves, fans, centrifugal separators, decanters and packaging systems

• Work in a good manufacturing practice (GMP) environment.

• Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures, including the use of the appropriate protective clothing.

• Under senior craft supervision you will be working with equipment such as milling machines, lathes, drills, welding plants, hand tools and other portable equipment.

• Assist with fault finding on the various systems that we operate on site such as pasteurisers, evaporators, drying systems, material transport systems and utility systems as part of a team and as an individual.

• Liaise with production staff in job execution.

• Provide accurate reporting as necessary, including the use of computer maintenance system.


• Legal age limit – Candidates must be 16 years or over

• Educational standard – Grade D or higher in 5 subjects at Junior Certificate level

• Enjoys problem solving

• Team player

• Task orientated

• Takes direction well to uphold Tirlán’s robust health & safety standards

• Flexible and adaptable


• Varied work in fast paced manufacturing environment

• Career progression opportunities

• Opportunity to earn while your learn

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