Applications are invited for the following TEACHING POSITIONS which may arise in a Part-time / Fixed Term /Fixed Purpose capacity, in the 2024/2025 School Year in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board.

Vacancies are subject to the post(s) not being required for the Department of Education Redeployment process.

Teachers are appointed to the staff of Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board and may be assigned to any of the Board’s Schools or Centres, as circumstances require.

Qualifications, salary scales and conditions of service as per Department of Education guidelines and Memorandum V.7.

Application Form and further details for the above post can be downloaded from our website at www.msletb.ie

Please refer to application form note for precise instructions on application procedures. Only MSLETB application forms will be accepted.

Client Profile: Accountancy Practice, Mayo 

Our client is a high-profile accountancy firm based in Co Mayo. A medium sized firm, they support clients in the SME, professional, and high-net-worth sectors. They provide each client with support on accounts preparation, taxation, and general business advice. As a firm they are progressive and offer scope for upward progression, a good work/life balance, friendly environment, and competitive salary. This role represents an excellent opportunity to join a progressive firm offering strong “upward” career opportunities and an excellent remuneration package.

Role: Practice Accountant

They wish to recruit a Senior with a number of years’ experience in practice to join the firm. Reporting to the Partners, the role will offer the successful candidate exposure to a variety of clients from medium size companies to sole traders and high net worth individuals.

This role will include:

  • Handling year-end accounts preparation assignments to Partner review stage
  • Small company audit
  • Personal and corporate tax returns
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Consultancy and project assignments

The role is challenging, and the existing Partners are keen to recruit a candidate who can contribute to the development of their firm.

Candidate Profile

Successful candidate should have qualified with a quality accounting firm and have a focus on developing a long-term career in practice. Additionally, they should be able to prepare year-end accounts and tax returns to Partner review stage and be capable of working on their own initiative. In addition to an excellent remuneration, the role offers excellent “upward” career development opportunities.

Interested in this Position? 

Contact Brian Fowler, FCCA Managing Director, Accountancy Solutions

brian.fowler@accountancysolutions.ie

Our client is seeking a Packaging Specialist/Technician to join their esteemed company based in County Mayo.
You’ll collaborate with relevant stakeholders and suppliers to set packaging specifications for new packaging, including all critical quality requirements. This is a plant based in Co. Mayo & reports to the Process Quality Assurance Manager.

  • Daily Duties:
  • Packaging Quality Assurance: work cross-functionally with suppliers, customers, and other plant stakeholders to set critical quality specifications for safety, to optimize OEE, supply chain, and regulatory compliance of packaging.
  • Compliance: monitor, conduct, and update the packaging inspection and testing plan to verify the compliance of the packages received with the defined technical specifications.
  • Organize and lead meetings with packaging suppliers to optimize efficiency.
  • Development and Optimization of Packaging: develop and approve, in accordance with Company’s quality standards, new packaging and packaging suppliers to guarantee and improve the quality of the services and raw materials supplied to the Company whilst considering sustainability.
  • Stakeholder Support: support packaging issues investigation or troubleshooting, identifying root cause and corrective actions, making changes as needed (training, specification update, equipment changes).
  • Lead Packaging Supplier Development & Technical Visits including audits as required.
  • Support Commercial Product Supply (CPS) Packaging Network by providing Subject Matter Expertise: share technical expertise, participate in global projects and packaging initiatives with other sites within the Commercial Product Supply.
  • Operational Excellence drive, manage and embed a continuous improvement culture within the team to deliver improvements through lean principles and systems.

 

Work experience and Education requirements:

  • University bachelor’s degree in science or engineering for example Packaging, Polymer, or related field is preferred.
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of Quality Systems & Tools (problem solving, pareto analysis) and Packaging Technology & development.
  • Technical knowledge and skills in project management, packaging development, approval, and quality control of packaging for food products is required.
  • Knowledge of packaging regulations for food contact and the transport of hazardous materials (UN Certification).
  • Auditing proficiency and formal qualification in food safety auditing would be an advantage.
  • Be Competent in IT applications for example Power BI, SAP, Office, Flowcharting)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to work to deadlines.

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment 087 1897611

Summary:

The facilities systems engineer will be responsible for managing and maintaining facilities systems including Trello request system, Calibration management and Facilities PM’s. This will include managing/liaising with contractors, facilities team members and representatives from other departments.

The role will report to the Facility Lead and will support the wider facilities team’s day to day tasks.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate and report on Facilities day to day work requests.
Planning, scheduling, and coordinating calibrations with internal and external stakeholders.
Managing calibration certification and documentation
Managing and coordinating third party vendors/contractors
Management, scheduling and reporting on facilities preventative maintenance (PM) routines.
Identify & implement ongoing process improvements and cost reduction opportunities in the facility area.
Support and preparation for internal and external audits (MDSAP, ISO9001, ISO14001, FM Global etc.)
Ensure safety compliance within area of remit and supporting safety compliance and improvements across the site.
Support the implementation of the Hollister Production system (HPS)
Contractor management
Deputizing for the facilities engineering team as required.
Other duties, as needed and required.

Educational requirements:

Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical, Electrical, Energy or Building Services Engineering

Skills/Technical Knowledge

Experience with computerized calibration and PM systems (Blue Mountain preferred)
Experience working as a team to achieve department and site goals
Experience liaising with other departments to schedule/coordinate work
Experience with regulatory compliance ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO50001 preferred.
2D/3D CAD skills (AutoCAD or equivalent preferred)
Project management skills

Summary

The Controls Engineer will provide automation support for new and existing processes / equipment. The role is pivotal in ensuring long term viability of manufacturing at Ballina site, supporting in the development and delivery of controls solutions to reduce manufacturing complexity.

Key responsibilities of the Controls Engineer Role will include:

Project Support:

  • Developing, tracking & communicating project plans for all control tasks in assigned projects.
  • Equipment Qualification – support / lead qualification of new production equipment / processes and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.
  • Design & Implementation of testing protocols for new machines, testing that the machine vendors code and logic performs in line with User Requirement Specifications
  • Safety/ Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance of control hardware/software, and supporting both conduction and timely closeout of risk assessments

Process Support: 

  • The position will provide specialized technical support in the day-to-day operation of the assigned manufacturing processes, specifically supporting the various control systems.
  • Troubleshooting problems encountered in the daily operation of the equipment
  • Implementing corrective measures to machine issues and propose preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ability to explain an issue and communicate the path forward toward resolution to value stream technical support staff.
  • This position may, from time to time, involve out of hours support occasionally.

Qualifications:

  • Primary Degree in Engineering discipline, preferably Electrical / Electronic / Controls / Programming
  • PLC machine control & Operator Interface
  • Electrical controls – maintenance & design
  • 2D/3D CAD skills – elect drafting/ panel design
  • 3 to 5 years post qualification experience in batch type process, preferably in the medical devices / healthcare / pharmaceutical industry.
  • Commissioning & Debug of highly automated equipment

Maintenance Supervisor

Reports to: Site Maintenance Manager

Direct Reports to position: Reliability Engineer (s), Maintenance Planner and team of Maintenance Craft Personnel

Travel: 10%

 

Summary:

The Maintenance Supervisor contributes to the profitability, continuity, and growth of Hollister Incorporated and lead a Ballina plant maintenance function to the world class maintenance performance.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintenance: Management of maintenance team ensuring that a productive work environment is in place to allow for the development of a best in class maintenance team. Proactively work to resolve issues as they occur ensuring that team are able to ‘Live The Legacy’.   30%
  2. Manufacturing Machines Maintenance: Ensure the Plant is maintained in a manner, which serves the functional requirements and projects a favorable image of the company. Manufacturing machines runs at the world class level and all maintenance or upgrades will be carried using Maintenance Pool (Engineers, Fitters) and/or Contractors, Electricians as appropriate. 15%
  3. Maintenance Strategy: Support the development and execution of Maintenance strategy which will deliver to the best-in-class site performance. Working with the Plant Leadership Team and other functions to implement and sustain planned maintenance strategy. 10%
  4. Preventative Maintenance (PM): Manage and Control the PM System so that all equipment has an effective PM schedule to prevent unscheduled breakdowns, and which are completed to exceed the target completion level according to the schedule using the resources in the Maintenance Pool (Engineers, Fitters and Electricians) and Maintenance Assigned to Cells. 10%
  5. Process Spares & Tooling: Ensure that the Process Equipment are serviced with suitable level of spares & tooling to avoid any unscheduled downtime, while ensuring that there is a close control on Inventory value, with an inventory reduction program in place. 5%
  6. Safety: Is fully familiar with the application of the Company Safety Statement and Health & Safety Legislation applicable to Manufacturing and ensures that all Maintenance Craft across the floor including the direct reports are trained in and apply the safe working practices per these requirements. 5%
  7. Environmental: Implement and Maintain Systems to comply with the ISO14001 Legislation. 5%
  8. Maintenance Development: Evaluate Personnel requirements within the Maintenance area and co-ordinate with Human Resources on recruitment. Identify training programs to meet the training needs of new and existing employees. Review the Training Progress of these trainees and evaluates performance t specified intervals. 5%
  9. Industrial Relations: Advise Plant Leadership on the Industrial Relations matters pertaining to the TEEU. Support as Management Representative where appropriate and take proactive approach in dealing with any issues and in Negotiations with local and National Union representatives of the TEEU. 5%
  10. Department Expenditure: Work within defined Spending Limits for Maintenance Overhead Budget and lead a spending reduction program to eliminate costs. 5%
  11. Support HPS Improvement Program: Act as support and be a team member on the projects which is related with the HPS system. Act proactively to support and drive the HPS in area of responsibility. 5%

 

Qualifications:

Academic/Credentials/Certifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other related discipline is required
A Professional Engineering certification and experience on leading Maintenance group would be an advantage.

Length of experience

8 years experience in a progressive manufacturing environment with a proven track record of performance management, including supervisory level experience for a minimum of 5 years.
Strong track record of managing change in a high volume manufacturing environment through the hands-on application of lean tools, maintenance best practices and employee engagement techniques gained over a minimum of 5 years

Specialized skills/technical knowledge

An ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of modern, effective production processes.
Excellent interpersonal skills along with an ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization.
Practical knowledge and experience of the application of maintenance planning / scheduling, preventative and predictive maintenance and SMED are required for the role.
Knowledge of the Maintenance hierarchy and the practical application of the techniques is required.
Specialized skills and technical knowledge in high volume flexible manufacturing process using mechanical / electrical / electronic and pneumatic technologies.
Practical Experience of working in a unionized environment.

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a growing manufacturing company in Mayo to recruit a Financial Accountant to join their team.

This role, reporting to the Financial Controller will work as part of a larger finance team and will take a hands-on role in the accounting and operations and financial reporting of the Mayo facility. This role is for a motivated self-starter with strong accounting technical skills, excellent organisational skills and has the ability to work independently as well as collaborate with different departments within the organisation. In return, the role is offering an attractive salary as well as health insurance and pension. This role is based onsite in Castlebar, Mayo.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

General Ledger & Fixed Assets

 

·       Contribute to month-end close and related duties.

·       Bank reconciliations.

·       Debt analysis and reconciliation.

·       Maintain intercompany schedule and related interest charges.

·       Analyse G&A allocations to other cost centers.

·       General account analysis, investigation, and reconciliation, as required.

·       Prepare journal entries for approval and posting.

·       Maintain fixed asset master, reconciliation to GL, and prepare depreciation expense.

·       Provide and review inventory cost reports and assist in the inventory cycle counting process and related reconciliation back to the general ledger.

·       Provide support for other corporate entity transactions.

 

Financials & Internal Controls

·       Facilitate the preparation of monthly financial statements in accordance with Accounting Standards.

·       Coordinate with FP&A and assist on forecast, budget preparation and analysis.

·       Perform monthly financial statement analysis and change causal investigations and communicate on such matters as needed.

·       Collaborate in financial consolidation file maintenance and enhancements.

·       Continuously assess the accounting system effectiveness and drive improvements.

·       Create, test and maintain internal controls and related documentation.

·       Liaise with financial statement auditors, prepare client schedules, and provide requested supporting documentation.

Tax Reporting

·       Facilitate preparation of tax returns.

·       Provide external tax accountants with tax return supporting documentation, as requested.

Purchasing & Other

·       Review purchase requisitions to ensure appropriate GL coding and verify larger purchases have been accessed by Senior Management.

·       Ad hoc projects and reporting, as required.

·       Prepare and submit grant applications.

·       Prepare and submit CSO returns & other required returns.

 

Qualifications, Education & Experience

 

·       Qualified ACCA/ACA/CPA.

·       Ideally 3-5 years post qualified experience in a manufacturing industry related role.

·       Financial and Management Accounting background.

·       Experience in analysing financial data and report preparation & presentation, knowledge of Irish GAAP.

·       Intermediate to advance Excel skills.

·       Strong accounting knowledge of AP, AR, Inventory & GL, and month-end close.

·       Critical and effective problem solving and decision-making skills with the ability to work on one’s own initiative to resolve competing priorities and with minimum supervision.

·       Excellent verbal & written communication and organizational skills.

·       Excellent attention to detail and ability to adapt to change are key to this role.

·       Be a strong team member with the ability to identify and drive efficiency improvements.

·       Experience in D365 would be an advantage.

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a large Mechanical Engineering company in Mayo to recruit an Operations Manager. The role will provide strategic management and leadership to the organisation and to ensure the smooth running of the business on a day-to-day basis. The role will also be responsible for driving quality standards and ensure that all projects are executed smoothly, are on time and in budget.

If you are a motivated individual with excellent leadership and motivational skills as well as a deep understanding of the construction process, then this would be a fantastic role for you.

Main duties and responsibilities include;
·      Review and improve operational management systems, processes, and best practices.

·      Oversee the planning, execution, and completion of construction projects, ensuring they are finished on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards

·      Management of QEHS across the company and all sites.

·      Ensure all operations are carried out in an appropriate, cost-effective way.

·      Prepare and manage budgets and forecasts.

·      Monitor and oversee the labour requirements, recruitment, training, and supervision of staff.

·      Negotiate contracts with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors, ensuring clear communication of expectations and deliverables.

·      Manage the financial aspects of construction projects, including budgeting, billing, and the procurement of materials and labour.

·      Facilitate communication among project stakeholders, including clients, construction teams, and external consultants, to ensure a cohesive and collaborative work environment.

·      Develop and implement innovative construction techniques and strategies to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and minimize environmental impact.

·      Sign off on weekly reports from Site Staff.

·      Reviewing project cashflows/histogram/P&Ls prepared by CMs/PMs/Site Engineers.

·      Liaising with design team.

·      Submitting weekly status reports to Managing Director.

·      Procure new business in line with agreed budgets.

·      Liaising with existing and new clients.

·      Finalise rates, value engineering options, prelims etc. on all tenders with Estimating Manager.

·      Produce support documentation for tenders and prequalification submissions.

·      Attend client tender review meetings, resolve issues and close out deal.

·      Review and negotiate client contract tenders.

Skills, education and experience required.
·      5+ years’ experience in similar management role in construction industry

·      Qualification or Equivalent in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, or similar discipline

·      Excellent industry knowledge

·      Proven track record of overseeing delivery of large-scale construction projects within budget, specification, and timescale

·      Excellent knowledge of EHS requirements within Irish construction sites

·      Excellent IT skills and knowledge with quality and safety management systems (ISO)

·      Strong people management and leadership skills

·      Excellent communication skills

·      HVAC or mechanical experience an advantage

Applications are invited for the following permanent position:

Reference No: GVPD24
Grade: Grade V (Pensions) – Permanent
Initial Location: To be confirmed

Qualifications, salary scales and conditions of service as per Department of Education guidelines.

Application Form and further details for the above post can be downloaded from our website at www.msletb.ie

Please refer to application form note for precise instructions on application procedures. Only MSLETB application forms will be accepted.

This is a nationwide position for our Mayo Client.

Duties:

Develop sales strategy for company.
Procure new business in line with agreed targets.
Developing relationships with clients.
Identify the key decision makers with new clients and turn this into new business.
Identifying and reporting on business opportunities in target markets.
Identifying sales channels globally either direct or distribution.
Identifying sub-contractor to install globally to be used as partners.
Manage all customers quotation and pricing in timely manner with the help of take offs from Engineering Department.
Increasing business opportunities globally through various routes to market End users/Consultants/Contractors etc.
Accurately forecast monthly/quarterly sales and deliver this sales revenue forecast to the CEO/MD on monthly basis.
Recruiting and training sales staff when required.
Monitor sales team’s performance and motivate them to reach targets
Compiling and analysing sales figures.
Collecting customer feedback and market research.
Contribute to product and market analysis and research by providing effective feedback to the CEO/MD.
Assist in developing the marketing strategy and sales promotion plans for the company.
Assist in identifying and managing social media channels and implement social media plans for marketing, new projects, and events.
Represent the business at conferences, trade fairs and networking events.
Review customer satisfaction surveys and address any issues that arise.
Carry out full due diligence on all new customers and develop a customer approval process.
Monitor on-going credit terms with all customers and liaise with credit controller on an on-going basis.
Attend monthly management/sales meetings.
Account manage projects for variations onsite.
Account manage projects from startup handover to engineering and be involved on all kick-offs start meeting internally and externally (internal contractors and external contractors).
Project manage & plan sub-contractors to negotiate pricing.
You may be required from time to time to attend onsite meetings to represent company.
Manage and create P&Ls for all projects.
Any meetings must be minuted and minutes issued to the compnaies management team and follow up meetings if required for action.
Submit a weekly status report and monthly reports to the CEO/MD.
You will be expected to travel internationally as business requires
Requirements / Background /Qualifications

1. Background dealing with technical buyers, especially engineering executives and end users. Selling to or having sold consulting engineers will be a very good advantage.

2. A technical qualification, ideally in engineering/ construction / building services and / or you have developed a high level of technical capability through proven experience in an industrial setting.

3. Proven business development skills, selling to senior technical (engineering) stakeholders, executives and decision-makers.

4. Experience in a technical sector, ideally construction / building services related.

5. You need to be able to work independently and take ownership of making sales happen.

6. Experience working / selling outside of Ireland, especially in a technical environment is an advantage and / or working with or in the multinational sector.

7. Selling a margin-based product is an advantage, as is a background selling in an environment where margin can be defended and increased.