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Edwards Vacuum

Find an exciting career with this multinational, at their sites in Blanchardstown and Leixlip!

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About Edwards Vacuum

Edwards has been engineering environments where innovation thrives for more than 100 years. The company’s vacuum and abatement technologies have enabled countless innovations, from semiconductor and industrial processes, to environmental solutions and scientific advances that help improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world. They play a critical role in the development and production of mobile phones, analytical instruments, TVs, microchips and a range of other high tech and industrial applications. Learn more about Edwards and the application of its products here.

Edwards is now entering an exciting phase in its development and is expanding its operations in Ireland to support customers in the semiconductor industry in Ireland and across Europe. This means Edwards is looking for talented people to join a diverse workforce in a range of technology, engineering and supporting roles. Edwards currently has opportunities at its Service Technology Centre in Blanchardstown, Co. Dublin and Customer Centre, onsite, at Leixlip, Co. Kildare,

To learn more about Edwards and how you can help enable the world’s innovation, visit edwardsinnovation.com

HIRING Ongoing – up to 50 roles open!

Ongoing recruitment for site based technicians for the Customer centre in Leixlip, Co. Kildare. The site is home to a team of engineers and tradespeople involving in the installation and sustained maintenance of the equipment long-term. We are currently recruiting for install technician, projects technicians, team leader, project administrator, project manager and line lead manager role. To find out more checkout the full job descriptions:

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About the roles:

  • Various levels of roles are on offer from experienced to entry-level roles (maintenance techs, field services engineers, shift engineers, project technicians to entry-level technicians)

  • 12-month full-time contract (opportunity to transfer to permanent contracts)

  • Opportunity to be extended, further opportunities possible

  • Good rate of pay

  • Shift patterns to be available

  • Dedicated Training programme provided to attract entry-level and non-experienced candidates - providing (8-12 weeks training provided onsite at the Service Technology facility in Dublin 15 and then progress to the Customer site at Leixlip

  • Opportunity to secure permanent roles

  • Opportunity to work with leading technology and equipment within a global semiconductor industry leader

  • Interviews are ongoing and the process to hire is fast

  • Open to school leavers, graduates, career changers and experienced candidates


Edwards believes “there is always a better way” and places employees at the centre of its ideas. By recruiting people with a passion for innovation, Edwards enables employees to bring ideas to life through collaboration in a supportive and inclusive environment.


​Edwards celebrates the passion, diversity and talent of its people. The company’s legacy is built on their pioneering spirit and their commitment to do the very best for their customers every day.


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Semiconductor manufacturing is essential to supporting developments in the technology, electronics, transports, scientific and healthcare sectors – all of which have been classed as critical industries during the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information on available positions at Edwards Vacuum Ireland, please contact one of our consultants. Alternatively, apply for a role below.


Cathal Herron - Senior Recruitment Consultant
Cathal Herron

Senior Recruitment Consultant


Paul Dunican - Recruitment Consultant
Paul Dunican

Recruitment Consultant


Gillian Nicholson - Recruitment Manager
Gillian Nicholson

Recruitment Manager


Mary Mullin - Associate Director - Leinster
Mary Mullin

Associate Director - Leinster


Eoghan Dalton – Principal Recruitment Consultant
Eoghan Dalton

Principal Recruitment Consultant


Kelly McGovern - HR Administrator
Kelly McGovern

HR Administrator


Get in contact with our team in Leinster if you're interested in a future opportunity with Edwards Vacuum

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