Dunbia is set to attend one of the largest career events in Northern Ireland for young people showcasing the opportunities available within the company.

Speaking at the launch Johanna Donaghy, Training Manager at Dunbia said “from apprenticeships in electrical and refrigeration, to opportunities in the award winning Butchery Academy Dunbia has a wide range of career prospects for young people. We are excited to showcase all we have to offer at Skills NI and to really highlight that Dunbia is an excellent career choice for all levels of entrants.”

Johanna continued: “Dunbia thrives on seeing young people excel which we why we place such emphasis on creating opportunities in our dynamic and growing industry. We look forward to welcoming a large number of young people to our stand at Skills NI where we will have current employees ready to discuss their career paths and experiences to date, as well as some interesting and interactive activities.”

Skills NI is on 18th and 19th October at the Titanic Exhibition Centre Belfast, and is described as an extraordinary careers, jobs, skills and apprenticeship event.

Dunbia is located on stand 55.

Pictured from left; Daniel Rowntree (Maintenance Training Manger), Gemma Loughery (IT Business Analyst), Steven Dobson (Master Butcher, Butchery Academy Manager), Ryan Law (Head of Agriculture) and Johanna Donaghey (Transformational Training Manager).



Working across key areas such as supply chain, animal welfare, and sustainable agriculture, you will get involved in all aspects of the agriculture and research and development areas within the business.


This varied role will provide you with an opportunity to get involved in all aspects of the Environmental department and participate in continuous improvement projects within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment.

Human Resources

As your skills and knowledge develop over time, you will get involved in all aspects of HR within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment and your responsibility will increase.

Retail National Account Management

This exciting role will see you gain a wide range of business experience skills, providing support to major UK retail supermarket customer accounts. 

Operations & Commercial

Work in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment gaining a hands-on experience across all aspects of operations, production and commercial with a focus on continuous improvement. 

New Product Development

You will be involved in supporting and managing the NPD process to ensure new and re-developed products are launched successfully. 

Livestock procurement

An exciting opportunity to learn about all areas of livestock procurement within the business, gaining a full understanding of production and operations.

Food Safety & Quality

A hands-on opportunity to understand and impact on food safety, quality and animal welfare across a fast-paced food manufacturing environment. Ensuring legislative compliance, customer excellence and continuous improvement.

Mechanical Engineering

As an engineering graduate you will be hands on and, on the go, working in a fast paced, busy environment overseeing electrical, mechanical and automation projects in a food manufacturing business.

Accounting & Finance

Gain a robust understanding in all aspects of the Finance Function with support at every step of the way to attain the professional qualifications needed to become a finance leader of the future.