Production Equipment Ltd return to recruit at this September’s Jobs Expo Galway

Production Equipment Ltd jobs

We are happy to have Production Equipment Ltd join us once again for Jobs Expo Galway. Their recruitment team will be looking to recruit talented individuals on 8th September at the Salthill Hotel.

About Production Equipment

Production Equipment Europe was established in 1983 by directors John Doyle and Tom Keady. The company offers a service supplying tools, equipment, safety and consumable products of the highest standard to clients in the electronics and industrial, manufacturing and services sectors. Over the years, the company has gained a first class reputation for sales and service support throughout the industry.

Today, Production Equipment employs more than one hundred staff across Ireland and Europe. The majority, having been with the company from an early stage. This core group of management have in excess of 100 years of combined experience. As a result, Production Equipment Europe has an unparalleled reputation for consistent, quality service.

Customer Focus and Convenience

Production Equipment Europe has a highly qualified and customer-orientated team of sales and service representatives. Whether based at one of their company offices or an external sales or service engineer, their team can guarantee rapid response to customer requests anywhere in Ireland or European markets.

In addition, the company has an online store offering over 35,000 products.

Furthermore, the company offers a “One Stop Shop Facility.” Production  Equipment Europe offers hundreds of different categories of tools, equipment and consumables from a single point of contact. As a result, they can dramatically reduce the amount of paperwork, goods receiving activity and validation that plague large manufacturing sites.


The Production Equipment Group is a single source supplier of product and services to industry with a client base made up of the world’s leading companies. They strive to provide service excellence to all their customers. In order to achieve this they recruit extremely talented and skilled staff. The Production Equipment team is made up of many talented individuals from around the world.


Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) set sail for Jobs Expo Galway this September

Bord Iascaigh Mhara courses

Are you interested in pursuing a career within the seafood industry? Bord Iascaigh Mhara will be exhibiting, and promoting courses, at Jobs Expo Galway. If you want to learn more about BIM, meet them on 8th September at the Salthill Hotel.

About Bord Iascaigh Mhara

BIM helps to develop the Irish Seafood Industry. They provide technical expertise, business support and funding. In addition, they offer training and promoting responsible environmental practice. Furthermore, they promote careers in the Irish catching, fish farming and seafood processing sectors. BIM offer training to new entrants and enhance the skills of existing practitioners.

BIM, as the leading provider of Training & Education for the seafood industry, has developed over 30 courses that accommodate the requirements of the sector. These courses range from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) Level 3 courses for beginners to QQI Level 6 Awards covering Safety Managements Systems for the seafood processing sector. BIM operates the National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI) from locations in Greencastle, Co. Donegal and Castletownbere, Co. Cork and provides locally delivered training on the BIM mobile Coastal Training Units.

 Training with BIM

BIM’s Training Strategy 2018 to 2020 looks to provide SKILLS Development Services that will deliver a structured career path through the provision of life long, accredited learning to create a professional, educated talent pool for the sector. The long-term viability of the Irish seafood sector relies on attracting and retaining a highly-trained and educated workforce. It needs to increase its attractiveness to new entrants and provide a structured lifelong career path will attract and retain talent.

The following key initiatives are available in BIM’s strategy to professionalise the sector, including:

  • Create a structured, lifelong career path in order to attract and retain key talent in the Irish fishing, aquaculture and seafood processing sector.
  • Disseminate knowledge, skills and business leadership using a combination of internal expertise and collaboration with external partners.
  • Provide targeted training, access and funding where needed to drive skills development at all levelsin the sector.
  • Provide business mentoring and leadership to the sector using both BIM experts and access to specialist training.
  • Promote best practice regarding safety and working conditions.
  • Protect the Irish seafood sector’s reputation through training, to deliver high standards of seafood safety management.

BENEFITS accruing to the seafood sector will mean

  • An investment in training will create an increasingly skilled and more professional workforce that creates value.
  • The sector becomes attractive as a career at all levels.
  • High levels of seafood safety management are essential to mitigate against risk to our reputation.
  • The sector is equipped with the knowledge and skills to take advantage of market opportunities and create value.




Keep an eye out for Transitions Optical at Jobs Expo Galway this September

Transitions Optical jobs Ireland

We are excited to see Transitions Optical return to Jobs Expo Galway. The Photochromic lenses producer is looking to recruit in areas of IT, marketing and operations. Their team will be exhibiting on Saturday 8th September at the Salthill Hotel.

Transitions Optical’s Photochromic lenses

Transitions Optical was the first company to commercialise as well as manufacture plastic photochromic lenses. These are also called adaptive lenses as they automatically darken when in ultraviolet light. When there is no UV, such as indoors and at night, the lenses fade back to their original state.

Overview of Transitions Optical

Established in 1990, Transitions Optical is a pioneer in light management. The company’s innovative lenses help people by enhancing their vision and the way they perceive light. The company’s research and development professionals aim to create a better experience for anyone who wears spectacles.

The company’s adaptive eyewear comes in the widest selection of designs and materials. Transitions Optical does this through partnerships with leaders is the optical industry. Furthermore, the company is applying its technology to areas such as sports and leisure through partnerships with brands like Nike, Oakley and Lazer. Consequently, Transitions Optical make the number-one recommended photochromic lenses worldwide.

Transitions Optical jobs

Transitions Optical has a centre of excellence in Tuam and its global marketing office in Dublin. The company is recruiting for roles in research and development, engineering, marketing and other disciplines.

The company offers an attractive benefits package as well as great opportunities for personal and professional development. In addition, employees have opportunities for career growth in an agile and collaborative environment that values ideas and diversity.

Transitions Optical has consistently scored at the top end of the scale for employee engagement. For four consecutive years, the company has won a Gallup® Great Workplace Award.



Industry titans, Ericsson, join Jobs Expo Galway

Ericsson jobs

We are excited to have Ericsson exhibiting at our upcoming Jobs Expo Galway event. Meet the global IT company on Saturday 8th September at the Salthill Hotel.

About Ericsson

Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through their networks. They enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services. These features are easy to manage making their customers successful in a fully connected world. For more than 140 years, Ericsson’s ideas, technology and people have helped changed the world.


Ericsson’s portfolio

  • Networks – They develop, deliver and manage telecommunication networks by providing hardware, software, and services to enable the full value of connectivity. From 5G and IoT to virtualization, they are supporting digital transformation for the next generation of mobile services.


  • Digital Services – Digitalisation is a powerful driver of change, transforming all aspects of business. Ericsson help service providers to embrace this change with network management and operations (OSS), revenue and customer management (BSS), communication services, core network and network functions virtualization (NFV), infrastructure, and application development and maintenance (ADM).


  • Managed Services – With managed services they create real value and business differentiation by taking an integrated approach covering all aspects of our customers’ businesses. By managing and optimizing telecom networks and IT operations with highly industrialized processes and a truly global delivery model, we enhance operators’ ability to meet – and exceed – consumer expectations.


  • Emerging Business – The company’s global team of researchers and developers are constantly improving today’s technology, working with leadership across core and emerging business areas. They build a continuous pipeline of opportunities by supporting, fostering, and incentivizing innovation in their incubation and business labs.

Career opportunities

Ericsson have lots of opportunities for undergraduates, graduates and for people early in their careers. In every case, the message is the same: connect with Ericsson for a fantastic development experience. Whether you join for an Internship or on one of the organisation’s more advanced Leadership Programs, they’ll help you grow and fulfill your potential.

As a business, Ericsson are constantly exploring new technologies, new industry sectors, new areas of innovation. In many areas of the organisation, they’ve already gone beyond telecommunications, evolving into ICT, broadcasting, 4G IP and broader business consulting. It’s an exciting, intriguing proposition, not just for the customers but for their employees too.

Ericsson careers in areas such as engineering, computer science, IT, human resources, sales, marketing and much more.


Award-winning pharmaceutical company, Chanelle Group, return to Jobs Expo Galway

Chanelle Group jobs

We’re pleased to announce that Chanelle Group have joined Jobs Expo Galway. The firm’s recruitment team will be exhibiting on 8th September at the Salthill Hotel. They will be talking to attendees between 10 am and 4 pm, looking to hire talented candidates.

About Chanelle

Chanelle is a leading provider of generic human and animal pharmaceuticals worldwide. Headquartered in Loughrea, Co Galway, Chanelle has operations in over 80 countries and currently employs 400 people.

Chanelle has over 1700 animal health licenses registered in the EU as well as 500 animal health licenses registered around the globe. Consequently, they have the largest number of registered veterinary licenses of any company in Europe. Furthermore, Chanelle is the largest indigenous pharmaceuticals manufacturer in Ireland.

The company has a consistent and rapidly growing customer base. They have key markets in the EU, Australia and New Zealand, as well as Japan, South Africa and the Middle East.

Chanelle has four dedicated R&D operations, three located in Ireland as well as one in Jordan. The company also has sales offices in Galway, Ireland, Hungerford, UK and Mumbai, India.

An award winning company

Chanelle has received a number of industry awards for the company’s growth and innovation in recent years. In 2015 they won the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. Furthermore, in 2016, they won the following awards:

  • Animal Pharm’s Visionary CEO of the Year (Michael Burke)
  • Irish Exporter of the Year
  • Lifescience Exporter of the Year
  • Innovation of the Year (Rheumocam® (Meloxicam) Granules)
  • Pharma Project of the Year (Rheumocam® (Meloxicam) Granules)

Careers at Chanelle Group:

Due to continued growth, the Chanelle Group are currently seeking motivated individuals in the following areas:

  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Engineering
  • Business Development
  • Supply Chain

Considering making a return to education? GRETB will be taking admissions for their courses at Jobs Expo Galway

The Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB)

If you want to up-skill, take an apprenticeship and partake in adult education then don’t miss this great opportunity to talk to GRETB. The Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board will be exhibiting at the Salthill Hotel on 8th September for Jobs Expo Galway.

Introducing GRETB

The GRETB Training Centre is one of the largest training facilities in the West of Ireland. They offer a wide range of full-time day courses and evening courses, as well as apprenticeships. In addition, GRETB offers community training programmes and blended learning.

QQI, City & Guilds, Microsoft and Cisco as well as other industry-recognised awarding bodies accredit their courses. All GRETB courses include work placement. As a result, their graduates are job-ready.

Full Time Courses

GRETB’s full-time day courses include information technology, engineering and quality assurance courses. They also offer on bus driving as well as HGV Rigid and Artic truck driving, plus cleanroom and packaging operations, logistics and distribution, and warehouse operations. Furthermore, there are day courses on subjects such as sports and recreation, beauty therapy and healthcare support.


GRETB is responsible for administrating the apprenticeship programme for Galway and Roscommon. Apprenticeship is the means by which people train to become craftspeople in Ireland. SOLAS has statutory responsibility for the management of the apprenticeship programme.

Evening/Weekend Courses

Evening and weekend courses take place at theTraining Centre as well as in a facility in Roscommon. These are fee-paying courses and they are suitable for anyone who wants to upskill for personal or professional development. In addition, unemployed clients are eligible through the local DSP/Intreo Office.


The training centre facilities consist of:

  • 9 fully equipped computer rooms
  • State of the art cleanroom facilities and classroom
  • 2 fully equipped welding workshops
  • State of the art electrical instrumentation workshops
  • Fully equipped workshops for apprenticeship classes in carpentry and joinery, as well as electrical and motor
  • Meeting rooms
  • Canteen facilities

The Training Centre is conveniently located on bus routes from Galway City. There is also ample car parking for all students.


Global recruitment specialists, Kelly Services, return to Jobs Expo Galway

Kelly Services jobs

We are delighted to see Kelly Services join us again for our next Jobs Expo Galway event this autumn 2018. The company recruits talented and skilled workers within a wide array of sectors. Find out what opportunities they have to offer 8th September at the Salthill Hotel. Their recruitment team will be meeting candidates between 10 am and 4 pm.

History of Kelly Services: From 2 to Industry Leader

William Russell Kelly opened Kelly Services from a small office in Detroit, Michigan in 1946. The company began with two employees and the vision to treat every customer like the only customer. William Russell Kelly was a pioneer. He helped shape the way for the modern staffing industry. More than six decades later, the company philosophy of treating every customer like the only customer is alive in everything Kelly do. As a result, the name Kelly is a trusted, respected and renowned in workforce management solutions.

Commitment to Best Practice

Did you know? Kelly was the first UK and Ireland recruitment and HR consultancy to gain ISO 9002 accreditation. Their consultants have the highest levels of training in the industry. Hence, the high standard and top rate service for clients.

In addition, Kelly also uses the latest skills search technology. At the touch of a button, Kelly Services can identify people with the skills and talents required in any field, anywhere in the UK and Ireland.

The company also employs proactive marketing and career counselling of candidates seeking work, rather then relying on just reactive placement.

Finally, Kelly abide to an equal opportunity culture and positively discourages discrimination. They actively promote the placement of people with disabilities.

A Business Partner

Small local businesses to blue chip multinationals use Kelly Services. The company also works in a variety of markets, from accounting and finance to hospitality and human resources.

Kelly Services has market-specialist consultants. They have first-hand experience and knowledge of the sectors they represent.

In addition, Kelly uses site visits and face-to-face briefings so that they have an in-depth understanding of every client. As a result, they can accurately match employees to vacancies, both in terms of skills and personality.

Kelly’s experienced consultants work alongside companies to establish their aims as well as create innovative HR solutions.

Strategic Workforce Solutions

Kelly recruits for a wide range of jobs, from scientists to secretaries. They also work for clients with different needs, from temporary positions entire staffing requirements.

Furthermore, Kelly provides a full range of services from on-site human resources management, to off-the-shelf computer software training and industry advice. This includes employment law and salary scales as well as local employment conditions.


Tandem Project Management to recruit at Jobs Expo Galway in September

Tandem Project Management jobs

We are pleased to announce that Tandem Project Management will be on the look out for new talent to join their team at Jobs Expo Galway. Bring your CV and meet them face-to-face on 8th September 2018 at the Salthill Hotel.

About Tandem Project Management

Tandem Project Management provide collaborative, end-to-end consultancy services to life science, food, industrial and commercial clients. They work with clients in Ireland as well as the UK and Europe. They deliver projects from concept through to completion, and as a result, ensures that at each phase they understand and deliver their client’s needs.


Tandem’s Recruitment Service offers clients as well as candidates a superior quality recruitment service. Their recruitment arm evolved from their long-standing relationships with their clients. Therefore, they understand their technical requirements and their culture. In addition, they understand  the challenges their clients meet when it comes to recruiting the right people for their organisation.

For candidates, Tandem offers a discreet as well as professional service, taking time to understand their career aspirations and goals. Tandem’s values of integrity, professionalism and customer service to both candidates and clients offers a unique quality of service.

Tandem have several vacancies across all engineering disciplines. These include the following roles:

  • Commissioning and Qualification Lead
  • Validation Manager
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Project Process Engineer

Recent clients

Tandem work with a range of multinational as well as local companies, including:

  • Sanofi
  • Medtronic
  • Lilly
  • Pepsico
  • Pfizer
  • Eirgen Pharma
  • Glanbia
  • Bausch + Lomb
  • Merck
  • Amgen
  • Astellas
  • Alexion

Pharmaceutical specialists, AbbVie, join Jobs Expo Galway

AbbVie jobs

We are excited to reveal that global pharmaceutical innovators, AbbVie will be recruiting talented candidates at Jobs Expo Galway. You can chat to their recruitment team on Saturday 8th September at the Salthill Hotel.

About AbbVie

AbbVie addresses some of the world’s greatest health needs. AbbVie has the expertise of a pharmaceutical leader, as well as the focus and passion of an entrepreneur and innovator. Consequently, the company has the ability to discover and reach all corners of the globe with treatment options that can enhance people’s lives.

Innovation is the foundation of AbbVie’s business as a global biopharmaceutical company. The company concentrates on developing medicines that can provide strong clinical performance and measurable patient benefit as well as economic value. They work particularly in areas where there is significant need. These include hepatitis C, neuroscience, immunology, oncology and chronic kidney disease as well as women’s health.

Company history

AbbVie began as the pharmaceutical leader, Abbott, which was founded in 1888. Abbott evolved and became a global healthcare leader. On 1 January 2013, AbbVie was founded as a global biopharmaceutical company. They have the focus and capabilities to address some of the world’s greatest health challenges.

AbbVie in Ireland

In 2013, the company seized a rare opportunity: to build on Abbott’s 125-year experience and heritage in health by infusing the agility, passion and focus of a start-up business.

AbbVie in Ireland delivers world-class discovery, production and supply of critical medicines. They focus on novel and breakthrough therapies for tough-to-treat diseases and unmet medical needs, with a reputation for quality.

The company creates new medicines for chronic, serious health issues by combining advanced science with deep knowledge of diseases. They harness Irish expertise in complex chemical and biological research. In addition, they test discoveries as well as manufacture medicines and delivery devices. As a result, Ireland contributes to every part of the medicine discovery process.

AbbVie has five sites in Ireland. Alongside three manufacturing facilities in Sligo and Cork, they also have two offices in Dublin.


Merit Medical return to recruit at Jobs Expo Galway this autumn.

Merit Medical jobs

We are delighted to have Merit Medical on board again for Jobs Expo Galway. The healthcare company will be exhibiting, as well as recruiting on the day. Meet the team Saturday 8th September at the Salthill Hotel.

Established in 1987, Merit Medical’s objective was to build the world’s most customer-focused healthcare company. They did this by understanding customers’ needs, as well as innovating and delivering a diverse range of products. As a result, they improved the lives of people, families, and communities throughout the world.

Merit Medical Products

Merit Medical has a comprehensive contribution of products used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease as well as many other non-vascular therapies. Merit’s primary products consist of:

  • Inflation devices used in angioplasty and stent placement
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic catheters used for various procedures in cardiology and radiology
  • Diagnostic and hydrophilic products used to manage and monitor the administration of contrast media and other fluid solutions
  • Thrombolytic catheters and fluid dispensing systems
  • Embolotherapeutic products for the treatment of uterine fibroids, hypervascularised tumours, and arteriovenous malformations
  • Procedural trays, packs, and kits

Merit perpetuates a diverse, multi-campus manufacturing footprint in North America and Europe with a true global distribution network focused on delivering their products and technologies to their customers.

A career at Merit Medical

A career at Merit Medical means being part of a customer-focused company in healthcare. Their aim is to hire and develop people that want to build something special through hard work, team effort, innovation, empowerment, and commitment.

Merit offers competitive salaries and benefits. Furthermore, they’re created a friendly work atmosphere that rewards hard work.

Culture and Values

Merit embody an intense, fun, results driven, team oriented culture. They strive for the highest standards in customer experience. Therefore, they are passionate about proactively meeting the needs of their customers while building trust and loyalty to increase future value. Customer centricity demands constant innovation, evolution, and reinvention. Consequently, Merit innovates in all things.


NUI Galway will be promoting their courses at Jobs Expo Galway this September

NUI Galway

Are you interested in furthering your education? Looking to up-skill or a career move? Meet the NUI Galway team this September 8th at the Salthill Hotel. The university will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Galway.

About NUI Galway

As one of Ireland’s best high education institutions, NUI Galway ranks amongst the top 2 per cent of universities in the world. The university has a commitment to research as well as quality teaching. As a result, NUI Galway attracts over €50 million in direct research income annually.

The university opened in 1845 as Queen’s College, Galway. The following year it became part of the Queen’s University of Ireland. It became a constituent college of the new National University of Ireland in 1908. In 1997 it became known as the National University of Ireland, Galway.

NUI Galway has around 17,000 students as well as about 2,500 staff. The university teaches over 60 disciplines across 16 Schools and five Colleges. In addition, NUIG is home to a number of internationally recognised research centres and institutes.

The campus is set in Galway’s buzzing city centre. Galway is world-famous for the city’s vast variety of cultural and sporting events and festivals.

Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development

NUIG’s Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development offers an extensive range of professional, part-time and evening courses. These affordable and flexible part-time courses cover a variety of subject areas such as Business & Management, Science & Technology, Arts & Social Sciences, Community Education, Early Childhood Studies and Training & Education – as well as short courses, CPD courses, Springboard courses and online courses.


Pursuing a career in healthcare? Check out Abbott’s opportunities at Jobs Expo Galway

Abbott jobs

We are looking forward to having global healthcare leaders, Abbott, exhibit at our upcoming Jobs Expo Galway. They will be recruiting for great positions at the Salthill Hotel on September 8th, 2018.

Who are Abbott?

Abbott are a diverse, global healthcare company. They discover, develop, manufacture and market diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. The company currently employs nearly 99,000 people in over 150 countries. Abbott’s objective is and always has been to stimulate and nurture human potential.

Abbott Ireland

In Ireland, they employ almost 3,000 people across 9 locations. The company runs manufacturing facilities in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo. It has commercial and support operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals, and has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

A career with Abbott

Abbott offers an energetic environment for its people. Within the company you have great opportunities to learn and nurture your strengths. They offer meaningful work that allows you to connect with people and cultures from across the globe and make an impact in their lives. The organisation values and promotes diversity within the workplace. There are perks and rewards for the hard work put in by employees that illustrates Abbott’s appreciation of their staff.