The company, which is focused on innovations for heart disease and critical care monitoring, plans to hire around 60 people in Ireland this year in various functions including production staff, engineering, and management.
Staff will initially work at a site located in the Shannon Free Zone, while the company builds a purpose-built manufacturing facility in the Mid-West.
Once the new facility, which is expected to be completed by 2020, is fully operational, the company expects to employ approximately 600 people.
“This is a very welcome regional investment and it is a fantastic endorsement of the talent and technical expertise of people living in the region that these types of highly-skilled roles can be filled here”
Joe Robbins (Director, CareerWise Recruitment)
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives.
People interested in applying for a position, can submit applications directly www.edwards.com/irelandjobs
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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