Work Opportunities for Engineers in Ireland

Engineering Skill Shortages in Ireland:

Whilst overall unemployment remains high in Ireland – there are shortages of skilled staff in several areas requiring engineering skills

Production and process engineering (automation (e.g. computer numerical control, computer aided design and manufacturing, programmable logic control (PLC)), process safety and system control)

Quality and validation (e.g. Computer Validation Systems (CVS))

Product development and design (in the areas of chemicals, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, ICT, food and medical devices)

Precision engineering (tool making and design for automotive, pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors)

Energy (power generation and transmission)

Telecommunications (mobile telephony)

Project management and production planning.