Manufacturing engineering jobs in Ireland

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Manufacturing engineering jobs in Ireland

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Our recruitment experience in manufacturing engineering jobs

Whether you’re just starting out in an entry level manufacturing engineering role or looking to progress your career at an executive level, we’ve got the right job for you.

Our industry expertise and expansive employer network enables us to bring you roles of a high calibre that will both challenge and satisfy you. 

The manufacturing industry is having to adapt rapidly to changing customer demands, technological advances and disrupted supply chains. To keep up with the pace, organisations desperately need skilled professionals - like you - to keep their operations running smoothly. 

We’re ready to connect you to a range of roles that you won’t find anywhere else. Our unique insights, exclusive relationships and on-the-ground experience make it easy for you to navigate an increasingly complex and evolving jobs market. In short, we can become your lifelong partner in manufacturing. 

Our specialist manufacturing consultants at Hays have experience placing passionate people in organisations both in the private and public sector, and on projects across aerospace, automotive, aviation, FMCG, food and beverages, pharmaceutical, chemical engineering, new technologies, medical devices and general manufacturing.  

We hire a range of roles across multiple disciplines, such as design engineers, production shift managers, operations engineers, quality engineers, process engineers, AI engineers, automation engineers, robotics engineers, design engineers and maintenance engineers. Our experience placing manufacturing professionals in the right roles is unparalleled. 

Take a look at our extensive manufacturing engineering jobs.


Manufacturing employers we recruit for 

We work with a range of organisations across the country seeking manufacturing talent. From smaller companies to international firms, our network covers a wide range of locations, giving you unlimited access to incredible roles within manufacturing, as well as a range of unique regional insights that will help you find your ideal opportunity. 

We place one of our candidates in a new role every 2 hours in Ireland


The manufacturing industry continues to be beset by supply chain challenges, so we can expect an increased use of digital supply networks and data analytics as a response to the disruption.

The increasing importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is also leading manufacturers to up their focus on delivering against net zero or carbon neutral goals, and voluntarily complying within a complex network of reporting regulations and disclosure frameworks. 

There is a severe ongoing skills gap in manufacturing, which is likely to limit productivity and growth. As a result, demand for experienced manufacturing professionals is extremely high.

To attract and retain talent, manufacturers are pairing strategies such as reskilling with a new articulation of their employer brand. This is being done with the aim of shrinking the industry’s public perception gap of the manufacturing industry and making manufacturing jobs a more desirable entry point.  

We hire for senior positions across the manufacturing industry, including engineering managers, general managers and project managers. We also recruit for a range of skilled engineering positions, including planning engineers and design engineers.