Working at ABP

ABP Food Group currently employs in excess of 6,000 colleagues at a number of sites in Ireland, Northern Ireland, mainland UK and Poland. Our people are our greatest asset, and we depend upon them for the success of the Group.

In recognition of this, we make it our mission to invest in staff recruitment and development. We operate training programmes for all staff; those entering into the business at operative level, through to our graduate and management training programmes, and all levels in between.

We would like to hear from anyone interested in joining our business and developing a career with us, regardless of the level of entry.

If you feel that you could contribute to, and thrive within, a fast-moving and challenging industry, then please express your interest as follows:

To apply for operative / semi-skilled vacancies local to you, please click on the map for contact details for the site closest to you, or where you would be interested in working. It is not always possible to include all our vacancies on our website, and local personnel will be able to assist you.

We endeavour to advertise all senior and middle management, technical, engineering and office vacancies on our website. Please negotiate access to applications either by choice of location or type of vacancy. In any event, we look forward to hearing from you.

The ABP Graduate Training Programme

We offer our graduates a challenging and rewarding career in a dynamic industry.

With a combination of comprehensive practical training and regular opportunities to study for further qualifications, we aim to enhance the skills of every one of our graduates.

We’re looking for bright, motivated people from a variety of backgrounds.

Opportunities exist in:

  • Agriculture
  • Commercial
  • Technical
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Engineering
  • HR
  • Manufacturing

To find out more please email us:

Ireland enquiries -

UK enquiries -

Graduate Training 1

Graduate Training 2

The ABP UK Butchery Apprenticeship

Due to last years success in Shrewsbury and Guildford we are now pleased to be able to add Yetminster, Langport, Blackburn, Ellesmere and York to our portfolio of apprenticeship opportunities.

It’s about training for a real job, with real responsibility and real benefits.

If your interested in genuine benefits like…

  • Learning a trade
  • Getting paid to train
  • Earning a recognised qualification
  • Starting on a good salary with opportunity for quick progression
  • An Employment opportunity in an industry leading company

…then the ABP UK Butchery Apprenticeship is a great opportunity.

“I have my own mentor who helps me to achieve the targets which are set through my meetings with my development manager. I’m also surrounded by a great team of people in other departments, some of whom have come through the programme themselves.”

Jonathon Mullen – ABP Shrewsbury

To find out more please email us:

Butchery Apprenticeship

Current vacancies

Boners, Trimmers, Packers and General Operatives


Boners, Trimmers, Packers and General Operatives


Clones Co. Monaghan

Required experience

2 years minimum experience deboning beef

Calf Rearing Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our agricultural business for a position as a Calf Rearing Manager.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Increasing the existing number of calf rearing units; • Managing existing calf rearing units and visit the farms on a regular basis; • Implement and monitor the progress of our calves and the key performance indicators for our farmers; • Record and update the systems on the tablet provided. Some IT knowledge and skills required; • Working as part of a team and communicate effectively with farmers and team members.

We are looking for a candidate that:

• Has a hands on approach to work and with a genuine interest in agriculture and calf rearing; • Enthusiastic, organised and a self-starter; • Flexible and willing to travel the Cheshire/Staffordshire area to visit all the units and develop working relationships with our farmers.

Company car/van provided Driving licence necessary This is a full time position with a salary of £20 – 25k

If you are interested please contact our People Change Team via email or phone with your CV. 01217272500

Deadline: 12th October 2015