Dairymaster has launched a bumper recruitment drive for 2016 with 60 new, high-end jobs coming on stream next year.

The roles in the dairy equipment manufacturing company will be based in Kerry, the UK and the US.

Speaking at the launch of its latest recruitment drive, Dairymaster CEO Dr Edmond Harty said that Dairymaster has ambitious plans for 2016.

“With this new recruitment drive we are very keen to get the right people into the right jobs to help us drive the company.

“We are renowned for innovation and technology in our products and we can only continue to do this with the support of our staff.

We are creating over 60 new jobs in a variety of exciting areas such as; design, software, production, electronic engineering, mobile app development, service and installation and sales among others.

“These are top-quality jobs with great prospects for the right people. This is our third annual recruitment drive and our biggest yet,” he said.

Traditionally, we target experienced professionals returning home for Christmas and we will be doing that again this year while also looking to the Irish jobs market, Harty said.

According to Dairymaster, 2016 promises to be a big growth year for the company as it targets the US and UK dairy markets to grow its presence in each.

The company has customers in over 40 countries worldwide and produces dairy equipment technology including milking parlours, feeding equipment, manure scrapers, milk cooling tanks and health and fertility monitoring systems for farms of all sizes.

Dairymaster currently employs 360 people in roles ranging from manufacturing, sales through to engineering, software and much more in its global headquarters in Kerry and in regional hubs in the UK and US.

Many of the positions are currently live on AgriRecruit our recruitment portal.

For further information on the different positions being advertised and application forms please visit the Dairymaster website. Applicants can apply immediately and closing date for all applications is Friday, January 15, 2016.