What an amazing month this has been for the economy. March is the month to celebrate all things Irish with Seachtain na Gaeilge trad sessiuns and ceilis popping up all over the country in preparation for St Patrick’s Day festivities as the nation celebrates being Irish. But this year we have a lot more to celebrate with so many job announcements, equating to over 900 new jobs across the country!
Yesterday the most recent job announcement was made by BRE Global as they are set to transfer their CE marking business to a new Dublin base creating 15-20 jobs for local engineers, scientists and technicians. This has been the latest in a spate of positive news stories on the jobs front this month.
Plans are also underway to create a new test laboratory in Dublin later this year which will employ 15-20 local engineers, scientists and technicians to test a range of construction and fire protection products. The facility represents a €3.5 million investment by BRE who see strong growth indicators in the global marketplace for independent testing, certification and CE marking, of construction and related products and materials.
Welcoming the announcement by BRE Global, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Ms. Heather Humphreys TD said “I am delighted that BRE Global has decided to establish a new office in Ireland as a new base for its European activities and CE marking work, which will lead to the creation of quality jobs for Irish engineers and scientists. Our skills base in key technical areas will help BRE move onto a new chapter of its expansion. Ireland will be an exciting new base for the company and I look forward to BRE developing Ireland’s reputation as a location for world-class and internationally recognised testing and certification work.”
Other Job announcement made this month include . . .
- 231 Jobs announced in eight high growth companies in Dublin.
Most of these jobs are in the technology sector. A lot of these companies need software engineers, sales and some roles in business and accounts. Find more information here
- Edwards’ Lifescience – 600 Jobs for Midwest.
This is a California based medtech company specialising in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, Edwards Lifescience are locating a new manufacturing plant in the Midwest. The company expects to employ 600 in various roles in the coming years with 60 jobs coming on stream this year. Read more here.
- Pilz announces 70 jobs for Cork
Pilz, a leading global automation technology company, has opened a new €7.4 million software development centre in Cork, The company is actively recruiting, with 70 new jobs in total planned by 2023. To find out more click here.
If you are in the market for a new job you might like to check out the Jobseekers page on careersportal.ie Here you will find some valuable tips on CV and interview preparation as well as up-to-date information on current job vacancies. Click here for more information.
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The CareersPortal Team