Kerry Group

Multiple industries


We believe in better

The past five decades have seen extraordinary changes in the way people live their lives. Kerry’s 50 years of experience means we rise to the challenge of developing solutions that meet evolving tastes and providing sustainable nutrition for generations to come. We have grown from strength to strength to become the world leader in sustainable nutrition for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets.

Expanding Horizons - Born into an age of possibility, we are driven by science, imagination and courage to protect people and planet.

We are a team of over 22,000 people who are united in our vision to be our customers’ most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition.


Our values, our culture

Our Purpose: Inspiring Food, Nourishing Life

The aim to shape the future of food might seem ambitious to some, but to us in Kerry it's all in a day’s work.

Kerry is dedicated to helping create better-tasting, more authentic and nutritious food and beverages. We produce safe, quality products that help feed millions every day.

At Kerry, we believe in giving talented, curious people the opportunity to make a difference.

We work as a team, searching for the best ways to inspire food and nourish life.

We’re a community of innovators, working across disciplines to solve global food challenges with a fresh approach. We want you to achieve whatever you put your mind to.

Our Values underpin everything we do

Our aim is to help shape a sustainable future for everyone, everywhere, through better taste and nutrition. This guides and defines us.


We speak up and inspire one another.

Enterprising Spirit

We think big and act boldly.


We’re accountable. We care about the business as if it were our own.


We see strength in diversity.


We’re curious, which drives us to innovate.

Required profiles and skills for candidates

Nourish your future

Here at Kerry we’re leading the charge to solve one of humankind’s greatest ever challenges – delivering sustainable nutrition to over 2 billion people, while protecting the planet. It’s a big ask, so we need ambitious graduates who are ready to show what they’re made of and bursting with solutions to real world problems. If you’re an agile, collaborative team player, we can offer a career that gives you the chance to make a real difference and that will help secure all our futures.

We have 59 roles across Europe on our nine graduate programmes for those looking for responsibility and exposure to meaningful opportunites –

  • Research Development and Application (RD&A)
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Quality, Safety, Health and Environment (QSHE)
  • Information Technology (ICT)
  • Finance and Accounting
  •  Human Resources

Do you have what it takes? 

You’re ambitious, curious and can’t wait to put your talents into action.

You’re a graduate or a soon-to-be graduate.

You’re fluent in English.

You speak the language relevant to the location you’re applying to.

You’re eligible to permanently work in the location you’re applying to.

You’re open to travelling or even relocating.

You own a clean driving license (if the programme requires it).


Each of our 2 year graduate programmes comes with all the ingredients to fuel your leadership skills and knowledge:

  • Rotational placements.
  • Mentoring and coaching from our brightest stars.
  • Real-world, on-the-job experience.
  • Support of a senior leader sponsor on a live project .
  • 360 view of the business.
  • Share your ideas and get feedback from senior leaders.

Recruitment process

Thinking of applying for a Kerry graduate programme?

Here’s what you need to know:

1. We offer nine graduate programmes. Check them out and decide which is for you.

2. Competition is high. So you’ll need to have a real interest in what we do.

3. You can only apply for one programme per year. Make it count.

4. Check that you meet all the entry requirements.

5. Applications close once we’ve had enough applications. Get yours in early.

6. The whole application process is virtual. And there are four stages to complete:

  • Application form
  • On-line assessment
  • Video interview
  • Virtual assessment day