Good news in Co Dublin this morning as 100 new jobs are to be created in a new food plant in Lusk in North Co Dublin by Ballymaguire Foods.
The new positions are estimated to be worth just over €4m a year to the local economy.
The company currently employs 150 people in Lusk and is the largest producer of chilled ready meals for retailers in Ireland.
The company, part of the Country Crest Group, said the new plant will treble production for the UK market.
A further 100 jobs will be generated in the construction of the new plant, which will take nine months to complete.
Joe Robbins is co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment. A graduate of the University of Limerick (Degree in Business Studies, 1985), Joe worked in the UK for five years where he specialised in materials management, production management and plant management for a number of companies.
He returned to Ireland in 1992 to become Operations Manager for a Cork-based start-up, FMC Automotive Division which was subsequently taken over by Snap-on Equipment. Joe managed the business re-location of this company to Shannon in 1997 before setting up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999.
He is a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid-West region, and a former Director and Vice President of the Shannon Chamber of Commerce. Joe is former Chairperson of the Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and current Chairperson of the Clare County Camogie Board.
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