With the Leaving Certificate Exams starting this week, Minister Bruton wished Leitrim students well and said the “country needs more talent in science technology.”
He said more and more companies in Ireland need qualified people in this area. He also noted that there were “too few women in this area.” He said more females need to take on ICT, maths and science.
Jonny Goodwin, Business Development Manager at VistaMed explained that there is a wide range of roles in the 125 new jobs at the company.
The company are seeking engineers, design engineers, technical engineers and people with experience in thermoplas, but they are also seeking technicians and operatives for assembly lines and building of the products. Mr Goodwin said “all skills are valuable” to produce the high quality medical products. He said of the 125 jobs announced there were 50 more roles to be filled. He said VistaMed will be at the Jobs Fair in Carrick-on-Shannon this week.