BellTime Magazine Spring 2018 BellTime 9-5 - Page 6

BellTIME WHAT IS ABP FOOD GROUP? ABP Food Group is one of Europe’s leading food processors, providing quality beef to thousands of customers across the world. We employ over 10,000 people across the group, and have developed a global reputation for quality, efficiency and innovation. These values run throughout the company, and have been essential in making sure that we are able to deliver exactly what our customers need. Our core business – ABP Beef – is supported by our renewables, pet food and proteins divisions, which ensure that the value of our by-products is maximised, and that our environmental impact is minimised. 10 BellTIME My name is Sh ane Brennan and I am a Pro curement Gra duate in ABP Clones. I’m from nd I n Dodd , a n io Newtowncashe fh il o a am C l in Co Longfo Food rd. Hi I I come from a g with ABP farming their am workin ith ABP on w d background, m e rt ta s y father is a fu Group. I ll time farmer an Graduate a d that kind of le Production ompleted d m e on to where I am e, having c m m ra g Ag College in ro to day. I started in P Mount Bellew, in Animal then Agricultura lor Degree e h Galway, did 2 c port the a B l C ol lege mend it to years there an ve the sup lo I . D C ould recom U d w I I in went on and di . e e c n m Business Deg ie n c e S giv volved d a Level 8 ree in GIT in G mme has nts to be in ra a g w ro alway. .. d p n The career p a te a rd gradu rospects in A s Since I to work ha BP are excelle ABP Food broad area, th o is willing h h it w w e g n in n o s t. y s It n ere are so m ’s such a a gre r that any different Procurement, mpany. Pro reer ladde o a c c g e in th ar w n ea e ro Quality Assu s like e in a g rance, HR all is hugely re I have s areas so they those kind of sn’t end, it working he e are always lo n o e d e t b s e ju v t a h oking for staf e tha looking for g age of 18 f and always raduates to st and it is on here at the in to ts in ABP art at the bott e is x m their way up. e o c have whole way om and work ade it the al. People n m o e ti v a a v ti h a o y m the radu te n of the G chool and o s ti f le o p t u m o o t c y straigh iring. On m roup Sales is truly insp it , p oted to a G to m e ro th p really s a w ice. That’s ently I ff c O re d e a e m H m r Progra le to see ased in ou which is b n, to be ab io le it o s R o t p s a ly a g An u are startin pany. If yo when you hin a com it w re tu important fu u b ild ur d to see yo you want to n , it a in re y tu ta fu s P the ing for AB you want to company I love work e y h th w e y v is lit lo t a a u th n, Q ithin it and Kelsey Robso ith them. at ABP r career w te u a o u y d ra g e future w g e c u h a e e Assuran s can because I Ireland. work Robson and I Hi, I’m Kelsey in ance. I grew up in Quality Assur y Bachelor’s Seattle, I did m versity and I y ttle Pacific Uni D in Food Safet Degree at Sea Masters in UC y m do Colm McCabe to nd came to Irela My position is Hea sis. lth & Safety and Risk Analy Graduate in ABP C lones. I come d Group from Leitrim and ha with ABP Foo as well rs to ve en Starting out a small m y o, m farming backgrou about a year ag el P fe B A e in m d e te ad nd ar there; we have I st up m ates in the gro a suckler herd. I st showed me ey th as the gradu t, u o ud g ied Health & an would h didn’t expect Safety Systems in ey welcome, we Th . o d to at Galway… My role owed me wh in Health & Safety knew here with ABP is ve around and sh ep by step till I st e m ok ry hands on, I am to d an ng hi I yt e er constantly out on felt lik floor, in the abatto the me to know ev uple of days I co ir, st th fir e e bo th nin r g fte hall or cold stores ing. A ex an tre d g. m it’s in what I was do ely important that safe keep go ty is upheld throug I felt like I could hout the factory… In ABP could fit in and Foods managem ent have a clear of where you co vision uld go and they s tr y to nurture yo ith ABP Food talent or respon w ry ed lv ve el vo ur fe in u g sibility in your ro Bein Programme yo le to tr y and brin along, and hope BP’s Graduate g you d it an fully into a manag n io at ic un Coming into A m m co ement position in of fu ts tu lo re , . ck to ba g ed in the fe is go involved, lots of you are doing at h w e a lik ld o el h makes you fe e doing does . What you’r ed er b em e )))ɔ))ل)䁅)ѡ(