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40 jobs with opening of new Dublin tech centre

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40 jobs with opening of new Dublin tech centre

Friday, May 19, 2017 

40 jobs with opening of new Dublin tech centre

Irish Manufacturing Research has today announced the creation of 40 jobs with the opening of its Dublin Technology Centre.

The new jobs will be high tech roles in robotics, data analytics and 3D manufacturing.

The company’s new innovation lab was officially opened in Dublin by An Tánaiste, Frances Fitzgerald and Minster for Jobs and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD.

Barry Kennedy, CEO of Irish Manufacturing Research says the company are confident that the jobs will go to graduates of Irish universities, adding: "Ireland is very well postioned for the types of graduates we have coming out of universities ... Some of the types of jobs that we are creating are new to the market and we are working very closely with our university partners in terms of developing our graduates and post graduates to meet the growing needs of these emerging skills as they are emerging."

Details of current vacancies and career opportunities with Irish Manufacturing Research are available here.

The CareersPortal Team