Kirby Group Engineering has announced plans to create 300 new jobs as part of a significant expansion to meet the demand for its services in Ireland and across Europe.
The family-founded, privately-owned company says the new jobs will include engineering, commercial, operations and administrative staff, with recruitment for many of these roles already underway. As part of this recruitment drive, Kirby is looking to attract almost 100 people to be deployed across its hugely successful apprenticeship scheme and graduate programme.
Kirby has also announced a significant structural investment, comprising a €2m plan to upgrade its company headquarters in Co Limerick. The company currently employs over 1,200 people, with 200 new employees having joined during 2020.
ACEI Secretary General appointed to the board of European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations
The European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations (EFCA) has appointed Sarah Ingle, Secretary General of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI), to its board of directors.
On this year’s International Women in Engineering Day, Engineers Ireland is calling on Ireland’s female engineering talent to take centre stage as role models to inspire future generations of engineers.
Apprenticeship Council launches ‘R U OK?’ wellbeing and mental health initiative for apprentices in Ireland
The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Pat O’Doherty, CEO, Apprenticeship Council, have launched a new initiative to encourage apprentices to talk more openly about their mental health.
Kirby Group Engineering has achieved ‘platinum’ accreditation from the ‘Investors in People’ programme. This follows a highly rigorous assessment process for the Irish firm, in which it scored among the top 2% of organisations who have been assessed so far.
Mercury has announced that it has renewed its pledge to set carbon-reduction targets based on climate science under the Low Carbon Pledge programme, which is overseen by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI). They are one of a group of 60 of Ireland’s largest companies to vow to reduce its carbon footprint significantly.
Dornan Group is currently seeking experienced professionals to join its ambitious team as it eyes up opportunities in the rapidly growing pharmaceutical sector. With long-standing expertise in this sector, Dornan is placing a renewed focus on its European pharmaceutical operations wing, further strengthening its capabilities to provide innovative solutions to existing and future clients
Eve Cassidy from Kirby Group Engineering would love to see more women in her industry. Here, she shares her experience to mark Engineers Week 2021.
ACEI Conference told revised NDP must be delivered through a climate lens
– Minister McGrath commits to doing all in his power to address PII issues
– ACEI launches its Sustainability Vision
Engineers Ireland took the opportunity of International Women’s Day 2021 to formally launch the Engineers Ireland Women in Engineering Group with a virtual panel discussion attended by over 130 delegates.