ABP Careers

How to apply

Online application

Browse our current opportunities below, find a posting that suits your skillset and email us your interest via our get in touch page or email the contact specified. If you are successful, we will then invite you for an interview.


The interview, which may have one of two stages, is an opportunity for us to find out more about you and for you to find out more about us. We’ll ask about your skills, your work history and your personal goals.

Graduate recruitment

As part of ABP UK’s Talent Academy, we offer a wide variety of programmes across all departments in our business, recruiting for graduate, apprentice, and industrial placement (under graduate) positions.

For more information, please contact talentacademy@abpbeef.com.

Current opportunities

HSET Assistant

Closing date: 22/06/2018
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Division: Health & Safety

Training and Environmental Requirements:

  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Competent I.T knowledge particularly experience of Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Ability to work and communicate across all levels of the business
  • Experience of audit advantageous but not essential

This is a new role and an exciting opportunity to join the team and help shape the Health & Safety, training and environmental culture of our business. In this varied and dynamic role, you will work towards achieving departmental objectives and audit outcomes.

Please send a full CV with a covering letter to: Emily Browning, ABP WA Turners, Broadwater Lane, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5RD
Or by email: Emily.Browning@abp-waturner.com

NDP Technologist

Closing date: 22/06/2018
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Division: New Products Development


  • Strong interpersonal skills, proven ability to develop effective, collaborative and influential working relationships with a ranger of organisations, partners and direct reports
  • Numerate with the ability to analyse information to support and present decisions
  • Demonstrate flexibility as on occasion work may be required outside office hours or at weekends
  • Dynamic, high energy, pro-active approach, target driven
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Pro-active approach to problem solving, ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure within a high performance, fast moving environment
  • Ability to commit to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Database Management
  • Ability to multi-task across a number of projects and prioritise work accordingly
  • Enthusiasm and passion for food products/ genuine interest in the industry

A NPD Technologist is required to formulate, direct and deliver commercial product development in line with Category Plans and Food Business strategy.

Please send a full CV with a covering letter to:
Keilley Peters, ABP Eatwell, Unit 7 Randles Road, Knowsley Business Park South, Knowsley, Liverpool, L34 9HX
Or by email: keilley.peters@abp-eatwell.com

HSE Manager

Closing date: 22/06/2018
Location: Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Division: Health & Safety and Environmental


  • Working knowledge of health and safety legislation within the workplace.
  • Computer Literate
  • Ability to work cross functionally.
  • Proactive, dynamic and motivational with the ability to deliver results in a fast paced, pressurised environment.
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is an essential
  • IEMA Associate Certificate in environmental Management is a desirable requirement.

This role is an integral part of the management team in championing and promoting health, safety and environmental awareness, ensuring a safe working environment is created and maintained.

Please send a full CV with a covering letter to:
Fay Gavigan, People Manager, ABP Wessex. Dale House, Leeming Bar Industrial Estate, DL7 9UL
Or by email: fay.gavigan@abpwessex.com

Summer Jobs – Production Operatives

Closing date: 29/06/2018
Location: Ellesmere, Shropshire
Division: Operations

The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic and be able to commit to working between June and September. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential, as full training will be given.

We are recruiting for summer/holiday period operatives to support our existing workforce. This would be an ideal opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience within the Food Manufacturing sector.

Please send a full CV with a covering letter to:   Lynda Walford, People Manager, ABP UK Ellesmere, Hordley, Nr Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 9BL
Or call 01939 272 000 Or email ellesmere.people@abpbeef.com

Electrical Multi Skilled Engineer

Closing date: 29/06/2018
Location: Perth, Scotland
Division: Operations


  • The successful candidate should be apprentice trained with a minimum of 5 year experience
  • Experience of working in a food manufacturing environment is beneficial or in a similarly demanding working environment
  • Proven experience of planned maintenance systems, breakdown maintenance and installations and knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • It is essential to be a multi skilled engineer, electrical skills would be beneficial
  • Experience in fault diagnosis in a production/manufacturing environment
  • 17th Edition Qualification is desirable but not essential

We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Multi Skilled Engineer to join our Perth Engineering team. The candidate will be used to working in a fast paced and hands on position, be well organised with the ability to maintain attention to detail whilst working under pressure in a busy working environment.

Please send a full CV with a covering letter to:
Sonia Riveiro, People Manager, ABP Perth, Inveralmond Industrial Estate, Perth, PH1 3XB
Or by email: sonia.riveiro@abpbeef.com

Butchers, Semi Skilled and Skilled

Closing date: 06/07/2018
Location: Yetminster, Dorset
Division: Operations

The ideal candidate will have some butchery experience gained in a comparable environment preferably with Lamb or Pork/Beef and;

  • Must be reliable and a team player
  • Good communicator
  • Must be physically fit
  • Able to follow detailed operating procedures with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Food Safety Level 2 qualification is desirable but not essential as training will be given
  • Qualification in Butchery i.e. NVQ Level 2 – Butchery
  • Excellent knife skills
  • At least two years experience in butchery

You will be working as part of the team within the Boning Hall responsible for ensuring that the quality and end product meets customer specifications at all times whilst ensuring Food Safety and Hygiene standards are met.

Please send a full CV with a covering letter to: Katrina Dell, People Manager ABP Yetminster, Chetnole Road, Yetminster, Dorset, DT9 6HQ Or by email: recruitment.yetminster@abplamb.com

Environmental Officer

Closing date: 06/07/2018
Location: Yetminster, Dorset
Division: Sustainability


  • The ideal candidate will need to be familiar with ISO 14001 and waste water treatment. Desirably come from an environmental role or background with a passion and appreciation for the natural environment.
  • Technically minded
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Qualified to an IEMA Environmental Course level or similar
  • Numerate, comfortable working with figures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail

As Environmental Officer you will control site Waste Water Treatment Plant [WWPT], along with managing the site’s Environmental Strategy.

Please send a full CV with a covering letter to:
Katrina Dell, People Manager ABP Yetminster, Chetnole Road, Yetminster, Dorset, DT9 6HQ
Or by email: recruitment.yetminster@abplamb.com

We aim to create an environment where every employee feels properly welcomed and rewarded.