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We always welcome hearing from people interested in a career in the timber processing sector. To enquire about current vacancies, email careers@glennonbrothers.ie

Since 1913, Glennon Brothers has been manufacturing high-quality timber products and is now the premier name in the Irish and UK timber processing industry. Through Glennon Brothers plants in Longford and Fermoy, and Windymains Timber and Adam Wilsons in Scotland, we supply both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. We also supply timber frame and engineered roof trusses through Dempsey Timber Engineering in Ireland and Alexanders Timber Design in Scotland.

Products include kiln dried graded carcassing, pallet and packing case material, CLS for the timber frame manufacturing industry and machined whitewood for the garden shed industry. In addition, we offer Glendeck timber decking and Glenfence fencing for outdoor use.


Group Human Resources Manager

Glennon Brothers (www.glennonbrothers.com) is a leading timber processor in the British Isles, with over 460 employees and plants in Troon and Edinburgh in the UK, and Longford, Fermoy and Arklow in Ireland. Glennon Brothers supplies both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. It also manufactures timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses for the house building sector. Its people, a commitment to service, and ongoing investment in new technology are core to the business. As the company prepares for continued growth and investment in the UK and Ireland, it now requires a Human Resources manager for the group.


Reporting directly to the joint Managing Directors, this person will be responsible for developing an employee centred, high-performance culture across the Group. They will develop and realize the Group HR strategy covering talent management, people development, change management, performance management and reward, and employee relations and engagement. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for ensuring human resource services are provided that align with business needs, and support line management in the realisation of the Group’s strategy.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Guide and support organisational development across all group sites.
  • Lead change management processes to develop a high-performance culture.
  • Develop effective internal communication channels to engage with staff.
  • Safeguard good relations with employees and where applicable, social partners.
  • Establish effective group wide recruitment and training programmes.
  • Implement standard performance appraisal and reward processes.
  • Standardise and maintain HR policies and contracts across the Group.
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of the Group’s strategy.

    Candidate Profile

    This position would suit an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who has strong personal credibility with the ability to build trusted relationships. The ideal candidate will have a HR degree or relevant equivalent qualification, be Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualified and have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a HR role, at least 1 year at a senior level. Experience of HR in a heavy manufacturing industry sector, preferably in an international context would be an advantage. Evidence of driving change, good knowledge of Irish and UK labour legislation and experience of industrial relations are required. Excellent communication skills are essential, as well as advanced interpersonal, collaborative, negotiation and influencing skills.

    An attractive package is available for the right candidate. Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV by email to: mike.glennon@glennonbrothers.com


    Mike Glennon, Glennon Brothers, Sawmills, Dublin Road, Longford, Ireland


    General Operatives - Fermoy - immediate vacancies

    We have opportunities for energetic, self motivated operatives to work in our modern manufacturing plant in Farran South, Fermoy

    Previous experience in a similar position is desirable. Excellent communications skill are essential. Manual handling cetificate or Forklift licence will be an advantage.


    Please send CV to:

    Glennon Brothers (Cork) Ltd

    Farran South


    County Cork


    Log Procurement Manager - Windymains Sawmill

    With sawmills at Windymains and Troon, Glennon Brothers are in the process of a major expansion drive across their UK business activities. As part of this planned development an exciting long-term career opportunity now exists for a Log Procurement Manager at Windymains Sawmill to supplement the existing forestry team.

    Reporting to the Forestry Manager, applications are sought from highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are keen to develop their career with a very progressive and dynamic business. You should have good IT skills, sound commercial acumen and be willing to travel extensively throughout the country in support of our raw material requirements.

    With a diploma/degree in forestry and a minimum of 5 years operational experience, the ideal candidate will have the necessary drive and determination to make an immediate and lasting contribution to the business.

     An attractive salary and benefits package await the right candidate.

     To apply, please email with covering letter and full CV to:



    All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

    Closing date 31.08.2018