We are very excited to have the renowned Merit Medical exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway. Register for our FREE careers fair today and meet their recruitment team on 16th Febraury at the Galway Racecourse.
“Medtech Company of the Year”
A recipient of the 2018 Medtech Company of the Year Award, Merit Medical is undoubtedly leading the way for medical device manufacturing in Galway. This global company makes and manufactures devices used in diagnostic & interventional cardiology & radiology procedures.
History of Merit Medical
Commencing operations in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, Ireland in 1993 with 22 employees manufacturing single-use inflation and hemostasis devices. Today, Merit’s European operations are headquartered in Galway City. Since then company has enjoyed steady and significant growth including the opening of its second facility in Parkmore Industrial Estate in 2012. Each year Merits workforce has expanded rapidly now reaching almost 1,000 employees.
The Galway plant is considered as the centre of excellence for the development and manufacture of a number of the company’s key products. Furthermore, the on-site R&D team are continuously striving for innovative solutions to meet customer needs. Their total sales support 30% of global revenue.
A great work environment
Merit Medical’s achievements are accomplished by engaged, skilled and committed workforce. Employees enjoy many benefits at Merit which include an on-site fully subsidised canteen, well-being programmes, a sports and social club, as well as free parking. They offer a dynamic, diverse, and high-performance workforce with the opportunity to work on highly technical & continuous improvement projects. Merit medical is passionate about fostering employee development and productive learning. They are delighted to say that over the past two years over 50% of hires have been internal promotions. In addition, the company offers work experience opportunities, apprenticeship programmes and placements each year for college students. This year has also seen the launch of Merit Medical’s first ever graduate programme!
The Galway facility produced over 15 million devices last year. This has improved the lives of 9 million patients around the world, and Merit continue to grow and expand. With this growth, comes opportunity! Merit Medical Ireland is focused on people development. They believe that if they provide a platform on which to perform, the space to be creative and the ability to surprise, then anything is possible.
Are you Merit Medical material?
Merit Medical Ireland is a great place to work! They have an energetic and dynamic culture as well as a supportive and collaborative environment. Merit Medical is always seeking talented, team-oriented individuals who share the company’s vision to be the most customer focused company in healthcare. Merit Medical hire and develop people that are determined to build something special through hard work, team building, innovation, empowerment, and commitment. If you are proactive and passionate about your work, Merit want to hear from you!