Join the Kerry graduate programme 2021
We are Kerry, the global leader in taste and nutrition for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors
Our graduates typically enjoy international assignments and direct client relationships early in their time at Kerry and thrive with the responsibility and support.
With sales in more than 150 countries and over 130 manufacturing locations, our team of 26,000+ employees across multiple disciplines help combine the science of nutrition and the art of taste to bring innovative, creative and sustainable solutions to consumers. Every day, over one billion products that contain a Kerry solution are consumed across the globe.
Help us solve global food challenges
At Kerry, we’re obsessed with food and we’re developing a better way to inspire and produce food that’s healthy, tasty and sustainably produced. We’re a community of innovators, working across all disciplines to solve global food challenges with a fresh approach. Our aim is to provide 1 billion people access to more sustainable nutrition, and we can’t do that without talented people like you.
Learning by doing from day one
If you’re an ambitious team player, have a global outlook and are looking for meaningful challenges from early on, then a place on our graduate programme could be right for you. With roles in a wide range of functions including operations, research and development and supply chain to engineering, sales, finance and IT, there are so many ways to build on your skills and meet your career ambitions.
Real roles, real challenges
With 130 manufacturing locations, Kerry gives you great exposure to a truly global working environment, nurturing and supporting graduates to become future leaders and develop exciting, fulfilling careers. We take future talent seriously and we focus on early exposure to real business challenges; it’s exciting, demanding and will stretch you, but the support we give you, together with our accredited leadership development programme will set you up to succeed.
Nourishing natural talent
Our graduates typically enjoy international assignments and direct client relationships early in their time at Kerry and thrive with the responsibility and support. Flexibility is central to our programmes: you’ll be ready to take opportunities at short notice, and you’ll benefit from the chance to shape your own career and to work flexibly, trusted to deliver what you need to.
Accelerated career development
Completing the programme is only the beginning. You can look forward to on-going development as a natural part of your career path through a growing company and through a personal leadership development programme with the Irish Management Institute (IMI).
Are you the missing ingredient?
As you might be able to tell; this isn’t a 'typical' graduate programme. All across our business our alumni are in senior leader and board member positions, including our CEO Edmond Scanlon, who started with us as a graduate. You could be the next. So, whether you're a flavour scientist, test chef, line operator, manufacturing engineer or accountant, if you want to help solve the food challenges of our time, find out more and apply now at www.kerrygrads.com
We have opportunities across our regional footprint of Europe in:
- Accounting and Finance
- Project Management
- Supply Chain
To be eligible for the Kerry Graduate Programme 2021 you'll need:
- A minimum of a 2:1 or equivalent in the relevant degree specified on the job advert
- The right to work in Europe
What Kerry will offer you:
- Permanent job
- 2 year graduate development programme with IMI
- Early access to senior leaders
- Exciting project work
- Fast track development
- Real job with real responsibility
- Competitive salary that will be reviewed three times during the 2-year programme
We also have programme opportunities in the US and APMEA.
Apply now to be part of our diverse team. Your career starts here: kerrygrads.com