Since commencing operations at Drogheda and Limerick in 1938, the company has continually invested in enhancing the quality and capacity of production to meet the demand of home and export markets. Irish Cement’s plants at Castlemungret, Co. Limerick and at Platin, Co. Meath are well situated near large deposits of the raw materials used in cement manufacture. Advanced Methods: Production uses the most advanced, energy-efficient dry methods to create a range of high quality cements, to the highest Irish and International standards and to client specifications where required. Dedicated marketing and after-sales advisory teams ensure technical support for customers in Ireland and in the UK. High Quality: The company has an installed capacity of 3.5 million tonnes and has adopted the International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2008 which is used to continually improve the quality management system. The company’s cement products are independently certified by NSAI and carry CE marking. Best Industry Practice: The company complies rigorously with all relevant environmental legislation and best industry practice at its two plants. Both have IPPC licenses granted by the Environmental Protection Agency and have adopted the International Environmental Standard ISO 14001:2004, certified by NSAI. Top priority is given to the health and safety of employees and Irish Cement has a strong commitment to being ‘good neighbours’ in the plants’ local communities. Irish Cement is a major company within the CRH Group – one of the world’s leading building materials groups. Irish Cement is a member of Cement Manufacturers Ireland (CMI)
Each year Irish Cement recruits graduates, primarily from an engineering background, who are interested in a dynamic international career. We offer graduates a place on our three-year Graduate Programme, inclusive of an international assignment. Graduates are supported by performance management and mentoring. The graduate development programme offers ambitious candidates a challenging and rewarding start to a successful career. 1. Responsibility Hands on responsibility & ownership for areas of the plant, with support from management, gaining experience in: Technical, production & manufacturing of cement People management & influencing skills 2. Continuous Professional Development Technical: In company, off-the-job training courses or special learning assignments Post-graduate academic programmes such as Diplomas, Degrees or Masters External training programmes Internal and external performance coaching Structured e-learning External assignments and projects within the CRH group Soft skills training – Irish Management Institute (IMI) accredited by U.C.C. and the CRH International Technical Programme (ITP) for Cement. CRH-ITP Cement video Health & Safety training – Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety 3. International Assignment Exciting & challenging international roles within CRH Group Experience working in a diverse multi-cultural environment Opportunities to progress to a dynamic cross functional international career
How to apply
Submit an application: 1. Send your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2. Give details of the role applied for in subject line e.g. “Graduate Mechanical Engineer”. 3. Call: +353 (0)41 987 6000 for more information if required.