Diageo Apprentice Fitter in St James Gate, Ireland




Reporting Location:

St James Gate




Supply Operations

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External Job Description:

Closing Date: 20 th Sept 2017

About Diageo

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry.

Helen Cummings (Cardhu Distillery), Arthur Guinness, Alexander Walker and all those many talented people that followed in their footsteps, cared deeply about the people and businesses they fostered, and the communities in which they operated. Today we stand on the shoulders of these giants and act with the same entrepreneurial spirit.

Diageo is an equal opportunities employer and we believe a diverse workforce is essential to our success as a multi-national, multi-cultural business. Our aim is to foster a culture that provides opportunities for all, through the variety of different personalities, experiences and perspectives, creating a stimulating and rewarding working environment.

By creating a truly inclusive workplace that recognises difference and diversity of thought, feelings and actions, we can allow our people to unleash the power of being themselves, always, to enable them to Celebrate Life, Every Day, Everywhere .


The Guinness Dublin Brewery is the home to the world famous “black stuff” and we are passionate about everything we create.

Beer is an exciting and dynamic industry and we are keen for anyone who has an interest in the brewing industry, beer, or having a long term career with Diageo to apply for an apprenticeship with us.

If you are successful in securing the position of Apprentice Fitter with us, we will support you for 4 years through your first step onto the career ladder. Our apprenticeships run in conjunction with SOLAS, the National Training Authority and this will be successfully completed once you have completed 208 weeks service including time within Diageo and time at college, which will also be graded.

Diageo are committed to providing our apprentices with the best possible training and will make sure you are supported throughout the full 4 years

Purpose of the Role

We are currently looking for an Apprentice Fitter to join our team at St James’ Gate brewery. You will become a part of the Engineering department, whose purpose is to maintain the plant and make sure every drop of Guinness leaves the brewery on time and to the highest quality.

During your apprenticeship you will learn specific skills and complete college courses within your relevant subject.

During the phases based on site, you will provide assistance to team members of the Engineering Department in their day-to day duties and maintenance of the plant, by applying skills gained during both college and on the job training.

Qualifications and Experience Required

Minimum Entry Requirements

Completed Leaving Certificate, or equivalent, with 5 Ds (including Maths & English)

In addition, the following qualities are required:

An interest in and aptitude for the field (i.e. Electrical or Mechanical engineering).

The ability to work well as a member of a team.

The ability to adapt to change and develop skills to meet these changes.

The ability to extend their skills base beyond a single discipline.

“Embracing diversity, including gender, sexuality, ethnicity, experience, skills and capabilities is not only the right thing to do, but makes good business sense”

Mairead Nayager, Global HRD

External Job Title:

Apprentice Fitter



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