Position Summary                                                              

KD Group are seeking Qualified Industrial Plumbers in the West of Ireland for Immediate Start.

The role will be Permanent with 2 years of work secured in this area and the opportunity to remain and progress within the company.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pipe bending, pipe joining, pipe fitting, inspection and testing, fault diagnosis.
  • Identification of materials, rothernberger brazing, installing and maintaining; fuel storage and distribution systems, fire control systems, natural and LPG systems, cold water storage tanks, heating systems, sanitation systems, cold and mains water services, watermains, hot water cylinders and calorifiers, hot water services flues and verification, compressed air systems, steam pipework
  • Pre-commissioning of plumbing and mechanical services, pre-commissioning of air handling units
  • Knowledge of industrial and process gases and liquids, medical gases, electrical controls for central heating and air conditioning systems, hot and cold-water services, plumbing systems, solid fuel and oil fired boiler/ burner units pumps, air conditioning systems, roof work
  • Reading drawings and specifications, planning, basic electricity, bracket fabrication, oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, bronze welding, soldering, manual metal arc welding, tungsten inert gas welding, setting out, measuring, transferring levels, use and care of tools, safety, scaffolding, rigging.
  • Position is based in the West of Ireland
  • Opportunity to work additional hours, On-Call Services

Selection Criteria / Person Specification

  • Relevant Trade Qualifications and Training Certs
  • Industrial Experience preferrable
  • Full clean Driving Licence

Benefits & Remuneration

Salary – Excellent package for the right candidate

  • Company Vehicle
  • Future Training
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Working hours

Production Manager

Product Owner

Marketing Operations Executive/ Digital Analyst.

We are looking for a talented scrum master to join our team.

Senior Quality Engineer, Be part of an innovative and progressive company in the West!


The Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of the Quality Management System for ÉireComposites, as well as deputising on their behalf when required.

ÉireComposites based in Connemara, is an innovative design, manufacturing and testing company, involved in lightweight, high-performance fibre-reinforced composite materials, with an international blue-chip customer base of over 70 companies in the aerospace, renewable energy and automotive sectors. ÉireComposites has established accredited aerospace composites manufacturing and testing facilities in Galway, Ireland and has significant intellectual property in manufacturing and tooling for composite materials. Remote work is not available for this position.

Please submit your own C.V. format.  Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all CVs received, we will regret all short-listed candidates from interviews only.  All our job descriptions are available in full in both English and Irish on www.eirecomposites.com, where you will also find out more information about our business.


Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Execution of Internal Audits for AS9100 and ISO17025 standards, as well as aerospace

auditing requirements.

·        Preparation or external audits, including NADCAP and INAB.

·        Quality System management and maintenance of the Quality Manual and Procedures

·        Inspection and approval of incoming materials by confirming specifications, conducting visual

and measurement tests and rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.

·        Approval finished products by confirming specifications, conducting visual and measurement            tests.

·        Performing cure-cycle and cleanroom inspections

·        Execution of lean and six-signa projects

·        Ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction and standard of materials & product is

always maintained.

·        Managing customer correspondence, complaints, and queries

·        Maintaining a clean and neat working environment, ensuring high standards of housekeeping.

·        Deputising on behalf of the Quality Manager as required

·        Cross training/Versatility within team and organisation

·        Performing other duties as necessary.


Qualifications & Experience:

·        At least four years track record in a quality technician / engineering role.

·        Diploma/Degree in Quality / Engineering/ Manufacturing related qualification on the

National framework or a combination of proven experience thereof.

·        Experience in ISO standards, EN AS9100 and QMS desirable

·        Internal auditor qualification and or experience desirable

·        Experience in Aerospace OEM quality control systems desirable


Skills and Abilities:

·        Proficiency in the English language, maths, and computer skills.

·        Excellent attention to detail.

·        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

·        Ability to work as part of a team, cross functional teams and on their own initiative.

·        Excellent communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills.

·        Quality Documentation Management and quality procedure writing.

·        Positive can -do attitude and self-motivated.

·        Open to ongoing learning, development, and cross training.



Easily accessible – 25 mins from Knocknacarra
On-site parking & Canteen
Work wear provided
Wellness and Team events/initiatives
Death in service/life assurance.
Pension / PRSA deductions.

We are looking for a talented and passionate head of product.

We are looking for a talented and qualified front end developer for our team.

A busy rapidly growing pharmaceutical company in Loughrea, Galway is seeking two Accounts Payable Administrators to join their rapidly growing team.

One role will be a permanent, full-time role.
The other will be a 6 month, fixed-term contract.
Ideally the company are looking for someone with one years’ experience in a similar role, but they will consider newly qualified suitable candidates who can prove that they are ready to take on the challenge, learn and hit the ground running. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic accounts payable team with fantastic career progression opportunities.

Do you think you are ready for the challenge?

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Controller, the successful candidate will;

  • Work effectively as part of a team working to achieve the goals of the Accounts Payable team
  • Ensure all supplier invoices are processed appropriately using the correct channels to route/process invoices
  • Ensure all stock invoices are matched correctly to GRN’s
  • Ensure non-stock invoices have an appropriately approved purchase order generated
  • Ensure creditor reconciliations are completed on a timely basis and that reconciling items are resolved timeously
  • Provide cover for fellow colleagues in periods of absence
  • Effective communication with business stakeholders and/or suppliers regarding invoice status, approvals, discrepancies and expected payment dates
  • Liaise with colleagues in the Procure to Pay chain to resolve issues, provide feedback on anomalies and identify opportunities for improvements
    Work cross-functionally with other finance colleagues to streamline the Procure to Pay process
  • Ensure there is no manual circumvention of controls, that the Delegation of Authority is followed and that any instances of non-compliance are investigated and loopholes closed off
  • Provide training and constant feedback to other business users as to the correct procedures to be followed for invoices to be processed
  • Actively identify opportunities to streamline the workflow process and reduce the administrative burden
  • Adhoc tasks as requested by management.


  • Organisational skills, personal efficiency, time management skills and the ability to prioritise competing demands are key communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others is vital
  • Being able to understand company finances, resourcing and ultimate aims of the business is important role-modelling
  • Demonstrate and lead on the values, initiatives and culture of an organisation
  • A strong working knowledge of best practice processes, change management implementation, coaching and mentoring
  • Demonstrated ability in prioritising key initiatives, driving growth and setting targets and KPIs to monitor the performance
  • Positive and proactive person who is energised by having great responsibility
  • Practical, action-orientated approach to managing priorities


  • Relevant 3rd level qualification
  • Ideally one (1) years + experience in a similar role, ideally pharmaceutical/healthcare multi-currency, multi-company experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office

JWR Employment Specialists are recruiting an energetic and enthusiastic Engineering Manager to join our client’s Medical facility in Galway.

Our client’s medical facility designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart. Their pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. They work with doctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond.

The Galway facility focuses on balloons and catheters.


The Engineering Manager has responsibility for the management of the manufacturing engineering team & supporting R&D to introduce new products through the design cycle into manufacturing. Building motivated, competent and results focused engineering team, developing a culture of continuous improvement within the department, fostering cross-functional relationships and develop key performance metrics for the department.

You will have responsibility for delivering on key performance metrics, introduction of new technologies and improvement to existing processes to meet the company strategic objectives. Champion structured approach to problem solving using lean tools and 6 sigma principals within the organisation facilitating investigation, trouble shooting and reporting on process/technology failures. And ensure that manufacturing equipment and processes are validated, maintained, calibrated and documented in accordance with our client’s quality system.

The Engineering Manager will work closely with production to help grow the site capacity and ensure our client can meet customer’s needs.

As Engineering Manager you also will support R&D projects, during the development phases and introduction to commercial, and provide support to the sales, production, quality and technical functions.

Other responsibilities are:

  • Understand current processes and technology, taking a hands-on approach to understanding how these can be improved to deliver production, technical, financial and quality requirements across all production departments.
  • Project manage the introduction of new technology to meet business objectives.



  • Primary degree in Engineering;
  • The Engineering Manager must have a minimum of 5 years People Management, preferably with six sigma process experience of fostering a culture of pro-activity and problem resolution.
  • Minimum of 8 years medical device manufacturing / R&D related experience including at least 3 years in an engineering department.
  • A strong understanding of Balloon Catheters and delivery systems is essential.


  • Understanding of the revenue generating aspects of small business and the cost implications of providing engineering solutions, in a timely manner;
  • Practical level-headed individual, who is prepared to actively participate as a member of the management team;
  • Energetic and driven self-starter, with good communication and influencing skills and the ability to effectively and simultaneously manage a wide range of diverse activities.


  • Once a quarter to US to discuss product transfers and future transfers.