Plaster and plasterboard manufacturer Gyproc, part of the Saint-Gobain group, has announced the creation of 14 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in Kingscourt, Co Cavan. The announcement of the new jobs in the Border Midland and Western (BMW) Region comes as Gyproc moves to a new four shift operation, meaning the company now has the capability to manufacture on a 24/7 basis.
10% increase in the overall number of employees
Recruitment for the 14 positions, which represents a 10% increase in the overall number of employees at Kingscourt, was completed in October and with the additional shift coming into effect on Monday 6 November.
Move to a four-shift pattern
“We are delighted to announce details of these 14 new positions,” said Brian Dolan, Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Construction Products in Ireland, “which marks a key step in the continued growth and development of Gyproc in Ireland. The decision to move to a four-shift pattern and recruit these additional employees will help us meet increasing demand from the construction sector as it continues to gather pace.”