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Download our Opportunities Bulletin with information on all current Waterford jobs, Education, Training and Scheme opportunities here: Jobs and Opportunities 11.02.2020

Health and Safety Personnel - ABP Ireland, Waterford

Updated 14th February 2020

APB are looking for a number of Health and Safety Personnel to join their growing team. They have a number of vacancies available across the group. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate. You will receive in house training working closely with a Health & Safety Manager. Your ability to learn and perform within this role, will be progressed by offering qualification opportunities through external training bodies & third level institutions to develop your skills and competencies.

Candidate Requirements
· A positive “can-do” attitude.
· Attention to detail
· Good Communication skills
· The drive, confidence and resilience to get things done.
· Problem solving skills & new ideas
· Establish a good working relationship with colleagues
· IT competent
· Confidential

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Warehouse Operative -Egeplast Ireland – Waterford

Updated 14th February 2020

The Role / Responsibilities
A friendly, exciting and clean working environment
Ideal for an outgoing person
Ideal for a person looking for a change in careers
Permanent Position -Start Time 8:00-9:00 – Finish 4:00-5:00 Mon-Fri -No weekend Work
Position Available Immediately

Experience working in Civils, Building or Plumbing – Required
Forklift Driving License – Advantageous
Electro Fusion/Butt Fusion Welding experience – Advantageous

Minimum Skills Requirements
Familiarity with picking, packing & dispatching procedure
Health & Safety / ISO Awareness / Manual Handling / Forklift Driving
Experience with working with watermains / Plumbing fittings
Familiarity with the utilities industry
Familiarity with Ductile Iron or Polyethylene

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Sales Assistant – Centra, Portlaw, Waterford

Updated 11th February 2020

Main purpose of the role:
Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction is the number one priority. Interact with each customer with great pride, passion and care and inspire shoppers through knowledge and expertise.

The ideal candidate will have/be:
– Excellent communication skills
– Ability to engage with and prioritise customer needs
– Strong attention to detail, organised and flexible
– Ability to use own initiative and work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
– Customer driven
– Previous customer service experience is an advantage.


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Horticulturist – Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Updated 10th February 2020

Key Responsibilities -Garden Centre
Show that performance matters by maximising the sales potential of the garden centre and garden products
Maintain control of all stock to ensure a fresh offering to the customer
Since first impressions count ensure that all garden centre displays are immaculate and appealing to the customer
Assist the Manager to maintain high standards in the garden centre and branch

Key Requirements & Skills
A Qualification in Horticulture
Minimum 1-2 years relevant retail Garden Centre experience
Knowledge and interest in the retail gardening industry
Ability to multitask and to consistently deliver high standard quality work in a busy environment
Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
A friendly outgoing personality, excellent customer service skills and ambition to deliver beyond customers’ expectation
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent team work skills as well as the ability to work on own initiative

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Manufacturing Team Member – Fill Finish – Sanofi, Waterford

Updated 10th February 2020

The manufacturing team member is critical to the delivery and success of Fill Finish operations within Sanofi Waterford. In this role you will be an integral part of a highly engaged and functional operational team who are aligned with site business objectives.

Please note these are 23-month fixed term opportunities. This position is a on a 24/7 rotation which consists of days and nights.

Key responsibilities:

To ensure products are manufactured with quality and safety guidelines
Operate equipment as part of the production lines to achieve the required level of output
Maintain and support scheduled adherence to production and OEE
Complete as relevant SOP’s and training
Adherence to aseptic practices and procedures
Adhere to all relevant dress requirements with respect to cGMP’s and PPE rules

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Office Administrator / Receptionist - Waterford Hearing Services, Waterford

Updated 10th February 2020

A fantastic opportunity for a Receptionist/Admin based in Waterford City near the wonderful surroundings of the Peoples Park.

The Role
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Office Administrator is the first person that customers and potential clients meet on arrival. It is a vitally important role and the successful candidate must display a friendly and professional image at all times.

Operation of the reception desk to include management of VOIP phone system, and to meet, greet and welcome clients
Arranging couriers/post for all orders, repairs and customer requests as required.
Management and coordination of the dispensary diary for all appointments, testing, fittings and follow ups.
Providing support any additional administrative tasks and ad-hoc requirements.
With suitable training, be able to perform simple repairs and testing of digital hearing aids.

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Window and Door Fitter - O'Driscoll Glass and Glazing, Waterford

Updated 10th February 2020

Job Description:
Experienced Window and Door Fitter required for small long-established Glass and Glazing Company in Waterford.

Experience in accurate measuring, removal and fitting of windows and doors, carpentry and plastering skills etc.

Ideal candidate would be also have glazing skills to assist in day to day glazing of shop fronts, household, mirrors, balcony’s etc.

Must have clean driving licence.
Full time position.

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Support staff for Healthcare clients in Waterford - Noel Group Healthcare

Updated 04th February 2020

Noel Group Healthcare are recruiting across the Waterford City & County. The ideal candidates will have experience in a similar role and preferably in a healthcare setting.

The ideal candidates will have a keen interest in working as part of their local community, be passionate about achieving high standards and they will be flexible & ideally have their own transport.

Candidates with their own transport will be able to increase their hours if they are flexible to work in other locations.

Rates of pay from €13.39 per hour plus night, Sunday & Public Holiday premiums, average shifts ranging from 6 to 11 hours per day this is a great opportunity for the right candidates.

The types of roles we can offer are;

Catering & Domestic Assistants

Health Care Assistants

Key Requirements;

Candidates must have at least one year’s previous experience preferably in a healthcare setting.

Certificate in Manual Handling & Food Safety will be required for Catering & Domestic staff.

Additional qualifications & training will be required for Health Care Assistants.

Be available to work part or full time hours, which may include days, evenings & weekends.

Certain immunisations will be required for work in the healthcare sector.

All staff will be required to complete Garda Vetting for work in the healthcare sector.

All staff will require 3 references from previous employment, academic or groups with whom you have volunteered.

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Shift Supervisor / Specialist Manager - Emerald Contact Centre Waterford City

Updated 04th February 2020

Emerald Contact Centre are currently recruiting for a permanent full time Shift Supervisor / Specialist Manager within their team.

Job Responsibilities:

Call Quality, Call Observation and Feedback:

Monitoring and observing each CSS job performance on a regular basis

Coaching and Development:

Providing feedback to CSS’s regarding their work to help the employee become more knowledgeable and proficient, making use of all available systems, tools, training, and reference materials.

Agent Performance and Schedule Adherence:

Review of historical and/or real time reports from the call management system on a daily basis to manage schedule adherence for their team

People Management:

Deals with occurrences of absence & punctuality whenever they occur. Liaising with the management team regarding appropriate action.

Ensures open lines of communication across the business and informs employees, where appropriate, of changes within the business as directed by management.

Report Review

Reviews reports on a daily basis and signs off on exceptions as required according to establishes guidelines.

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CNC Machine Operator - Milling or turning – Schivo, Waterford

Updated 21st January 2020

Main purpose of the job: **
Responsible for looking after and taking responsibility for the production of product and the setting of Repeat Product on any particular Machine Tool that he/she is trained to operate. Also responsible for on machine Programming, Setting, and Proving out new Products. You are expected to achieve defined set up times and cycle times and in cases where this is not achieved work with manufacturing engineering to close the gap. Responsible for creating and contributing to the creation of work instructions so that each process can be handed back to machine operators for repeat work.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Experience: CNC Operator: 3 years (Preferred)

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Manufacturing Team Member – Jabil (Nypro), Waterford

Updated 16th January 2020

Perform Direct Fulfillment manufacturing processes to ensure on time shipments of a quality product. To work in an efficient manner and maximize output.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Manually assemble a system using torque drivers and hardware, to a predetermined volume.
Functionally test a completed system according to work processes.
Pull necessary material from flow racks and bin locations.
Perform back flush operations on the computer operating systems.
Conduct physical inventory in the designated area.
Maintaining 5S order and cleanliness at all times. -New Product Development – ETC

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Front House Team Member – KFC, Waterford

Updated 10th January 2020

KFC Waterford are looking for full time front of house team members.

Day to day you will support those you work with in various different ways; taking & packing orders, cleaning the Front of House area & toilets and bringing our People Promise to life by Being Your Best Self, Making A Difference and Having Fun!

You will be responsible for ensuring the front counter, restaurant and toilet areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.

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Window & Door Installers - Cresthaven Ltd, Waterford

Updated 10th January 2020

Cresthaven Ltd required Window & Door Installers

Due to the continued success of Cresthaven Ltd, they are currently seeking applications from experienced person interested in joining their team of highly skilled installers.
Term: Permanent / Full-time

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Apprentice Electricians – all grades - Cross Electrical – Waterford

Updated 2nd January 2020

Cross Electrical are currently looking for apprentices of all levels to work at their many sites nationwide.

The ideal candidate will be:
Hard working
Safety conscious
Able to work as part of a team
Problem solver with a will to learn
Hold current safe pass and manual handling training certificate

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Customer Solutions Specialist – Waterford Business Park, Cork Rd, Waterford

Updated 1st January 2020

Emerald Contact Centre (ECC) are recruiting Customer Solutions Specialists who are responsible for providing quality customer sales and service via phone by utilizing exceptional communication skills.

Job Responsibilities:
•Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard customer inquiries; receives instruction, guidance and direction from others as needed;
•Navigate through appropriate customer service systems and tools in a timely manner while servicing the customer (CRM application is the primary tool);
•Maintain quality scores and call centre metrics;
•Inform customers of promotions and new or upgraded products;
•Explain product options and related charges clearly and concisely;
•Maintain a high level of first call resolution and quality assurance.

Requirements & Competencies:
•1-2 year’s prior customer service experience – essential
•Leaving Certificate (or equivalent)
•Strong verbal communications skills including diction, grammar and tone – essential
•Ability effectively and clearly communicate with customers under circumstances requiring tact and diplomacy
•Self-motivated, upbeat, consultative demeanour, combined with a high energy level
•Ability to handle confidential information
•Ability to navigate multiple applications / systems in several environments.

They have PART TIME & FULL TIME positions open and offer a competitive salary to the right candidate.
Hours of work for full time roles will be across 5 days ranging from 1pm start to 12am finish. Part time roles are available and can be across 3-4 days per week.

To Apply: Please send CV’s to

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Tradesmen/General Operatives – ENCON, Waterford

Updated 1st January 2020

Due to continued expansion within the South East Region of Ireland. ENCON are currently looking for sub-contractors and direct employees in the following areas:

External Insulation Installers
General Operatives

Qualified tradesmen with a minimum two years in relevant occupation required.

To Apply: No phone calls or direct messages. Please email CV or register interest via