Equipment systems engineering firm SL Controls is set to grow its workforce, adding 20 jobs as it expands into Europe. The company, which currently employs 51 people, said it is looking for qualified system engineers and graduates to support the company’s growing Irish base and its expansion into Europe.
The Sligo-founded firm has set its sights on new territories in the food, med device and pharma markets. SL managing director said the company is currently in a period of rapid expansion. The company has five operating centres in Sligo, Galway, Limerick, Dublin and Birmingham. SL said its turnover is on target to grow to €4.2 million by the end of 2016, up from €3.1 million in 2015.
“The geographic spread of our business has been one of our biggest and best investments allowing us to recruit and retain top engineering talent and graduates who are keen to live near their home towns and families.”.
Keith Moran, Managing Director and Co-founder of SL Controls.
Founded in Sligo in 2002 by Mr Moran and the company’s chief technology officer Shane Loughlin, the company has developed in conjunction with Dublin Institute of Technology its own process for equipment system integration called DiVOM. SL Controls is also launching a new engineering software range. TotalLine, aimed at manufacturing clients.
Mike Morrissey has extensive knowledge of production, quality and engineering, having worked for Dell, Creative Labs and Tyco Safety Products /Sensormatic.
His expansive operational experience is grounded with training as a Six Sigma Black Belt.
As a lead auditor, he is very familiar with compliance and quality standards and has project managed the implementation of the environmental standard ISO14001. He has successfully utilised his project management and team leading skills in implementing numerous cost-saving and process improvement projects.
Since joining CareerWise Recruitment, Mike has graduated with a Diploma in Personnel Management from UCC and is a Chartered member of the CIPD.
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