Modular Automation announces 30 new Shannon engineering roles
07 April 2015
Modular Automation has announced a €2 million expansion plan along with 30 new jobs for its facility in Shannon, Co Clare.
The indigenous Irish company, that designs and builds equipment for some of the world’s largest medical device and ICT companies, announced that the €2 million plan will almost the double the size of its current Shannon facility.
It currently operates from a 25,000ft² factory at Smithstown Industrial estate, with the planned expansion set to add a further 22,000ft² The investment demonstrates Modular Automation’s continued commitment to the Shannon region. Every machine developed by the company is designed, built and tested at their Shannon facility.
The project will deliver a state of the art Automation Innovation Centreand will generate 30 new high skilled positions. The new centre will deliver best in class automation and robotics solutions for Modular Automation’s growing customer base.
Martin Dolan, Modular Automation commercial director, explained that the company is experiencing a period of rapid growth that has seen its staff numbers increase by 50% in the past two years.
“We now employ 94 people. We want to maintain this momentum and to support this we plan to recruit a further 30 high skilled engineering positions over the next two years.
“It has been a busy month for us, we were delighted to be named as one of the Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme which was held in Dublin on 6 March,” added Dolan.
Construction is expected to commence in May with final completion due in late 2015, subject to planning.Modular Automation are currently recruiting and have a number of opportunities, ranging from apprenticeships to junior and senior level engineering roles.http://www.engineersjournal.ie/2015/04/07/modular-automation-announces-30-new-shannon-engineering-roles/http://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Modular-Automation.pnghttp://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Modular-Automation-300x254.pngNewsautomation,Clare,jobs,manufacturing