The Dawn Meats Group was established in 1980, with its headquarters located in Waterford, Ireland. It is one of the largest suppliers of Irish beef, Irish pork, Irish lamb, British beef, British pork and British lamb. It is one of Europe's largest food processing companies and forms part of the Queally Group, Irelands largest privately owned agri-business.
Our Experience / Expertise:
The group processes in excess of 500,000 cattle & 1,000,000 lamb per year, from which it produces 200,000 tonnes of added value meat products, including 55,000 tonnes of consumer packs which are delivered daily to Europe's leading retail outlets.
Working closely with our farmer suppliers through Accredited Farm Assurance Schemes, we can ensure that we have access to a plentiful supply of Quality Assured livestock that can be matched with the requirements of our customers all year round.
Career Opportunities & Training:
Our Graduate Training Scheme is a 1 year rotational programme where you will be exposed to the full business cycle. This involves working on projects which could include man management, process improvement and sales.
Graduates receive the relevant technical training, health and safety and food hygiene. It is a rotational programme which will lead into a commercial position which could be junior account manager or site sales
What we look for:
We are looking for commercially minded graduates who have an interest in working in the meat industry. We want graduates with strong communication skills and a drive to work in sales. The training will be hand on so we are looking for people who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty!