Horticulturist Mountmellick Job at Glanbia – in Mountmellick, County Laois

Job Description

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Mountmellick, LS, IE

Company: Glanbia


Horticulturist – Glanbia CountryLife


Glanbia Ireland is an ambitious, integrated agri-food and nutrition business, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands.

Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie, Glanbiaconnect.com, countrylife.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition.

It processes a milk pool of almost three billion litres from 21 counties and exports high quality dairy and agri ingredients as well as products to over 100 countries. It is the largest buyer and user of Irish grain.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Horticulturist to join our busy CountryLife team in Mountmellick. As a valued member of the team you will be essential to the success of our branch by providing customers with a first class experience, working alongside the Garden Centre Manager and Branch Manager in the running of our busy garden centre.

Key Responsibilities

Garden Centre

Show that performance matters by maximising the sales potential of the garden centre and garden products

Maintain control of all stock to ensure a fresh offering to the customer

Since first impressions count ensure that all garden centre displays are immaculate and appealing to the customer

Assist the Manager to maintain high standards in the garden centre and branch

Top Class Customer Service

Be the customers’ champion by providing top quality, fast, efficient and friendly service at all times

Build trusting relationships with our customers and provide excellent service and advice

Keen interest in and understanding of our product range and services


Find a better way and improve and develop relevant areas across the branch

Ensure that health & safety requirements are met at all times

Maintain good housekeeping of all relevant areas

Key Requirements:
A Qualification in Horticulture

Minimum 1-2 years relevant retail Garden Centre experience

Knowledge and interest in the retail gardening industry

Ability to multitask and to consistently deliver high standard quality work in a busy environment

Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise

A friendly outgoing personality, excellent customer service skills and ambition to deliver beyond customers’ expectation

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent team work skills as well as the ability to work on own initiative

Glanbia Ireland is a joint venture 60% owned by Glanbia Co-op and 40% owned by Glanbia plc. If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.

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About Company

Company: Glanbia –

Company Location:  Mountmellick, County Laois

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