Relocating to Ireland to Advance Your Engineering Career with SL Controls – What You Need to Know

Relocating to Ireland for work is a major topic right now. The drive for this is the result of a range of factors including:

  • The strong economy and jobs market which makes Ireland an attractive place to live and work.
  • Skills shortages in many areas, including in a range of different engineering disciplines. One of the ways companies are responding to these skills shortages is to actively recruit outside Ireland.

Should You Relocate?

You will need to consider a range of factors when thinking about this question including the work-life balance you currently have, your current career prospects, the level of job satisfaction you currently enjoy, and your salary.

Your Options for Relocating to Ireland with SL Controls

Ireland has strong and well-established industries in a range of sectors. This includes the sectors that SL Controls is most actively involved in, i.e. pharmaceuticals and MedTech. This means there can be a considerable choice of companies to work for, depending on your skills and field of expertise.

At SL Controls – There is also a choice of locations you can move to in Ireland. This includes Dublin, one of Europe’s great capital cities, the wider County Dublin area, and Dublin’s surrounding counties.

While there are undoubtedly opportunities that exist in Dublin, and there are major benefits of living in the Dublin area, this isn’t your only choice when thinking about a move to – or back to – Ireland with SL Controls.

This is because Ireland’s regions also have strong economies and well-established industries. Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, for example, are not just based in Dublin. Instead, there are significant regional hubs with SL Controls throughout the country including in Limerick, Galway, and Sligo.

The West and Northwest of the country are also regarded as being regional hubs for the IT, software development, and ICT industries.

If you work in or have experience in any of these industries, you will find there is already an ecosystem in place if you choose a location like Dublin, Galway, Limerick, or Sligo.

Why not check out the engineering vacancies that currently exist at SL Controls – your next career move could be with us!