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A world without landfill! Turmec. By executing this vision through all levels of our organisation, we are recognised as the market leader in recycling solutions in the world.

If you feel like you also want to be part of this… check our careers’ opportunities below and send your CV to with the position you are applying for in the subject.


Financial Planning and Analysis Manager 

Turmec have an opportunity for an ambitious qualified accountant to join its Finance team in the role of Financial Planning and Analysis Manager.  Whilst the role will sit within the Finance team, the person will work closely with the CEO and the management team developing strategy, co-ordinating financial and resource planning, and taking the lead project management role on special projects such as acquisitions and other major margin enhancing projects.

The role will be based in Rathcairn, Co Meath but may involve some international travel and provide an opportunity to work remotely for part of the time.

 Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Building and testing the strategic plan
  • Developing business and financial models to support strategic and tactical decision making
  • Work closely with Production, Engineering, Site Engineering and Sales to ensure that customer demand is met through ownership and maintenance of production schedules.
  • Critically review company activities and performance and identify areas for improvement
  • Develop and implement an Activity Based Costing monthly reporting process
  • Develop and establish inventory costings to support the pricing of contracts, financial reporting, and the appropriate valuation of materials, WIP and finished products.
  • Develop and establish system capabilities to track, review and report on direct materials, direct labour and fixed and variable manufacturing overhead information
  • Develop and establish reporting for key areas including product costing, material usage, costed bill of materials, purchase price variances, factory yield, volume + rate variances, stock counts, margin variance.
  • Prepare job variance reports for all jobs within the review parameters and compile and present weekly and monthly closed jobs variance reports. Highlighting any data integrity issues for review.
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement, including contributing to and supporting product development, new business development and purchasing and operations objectives. Be fully involved in instigating and manage cost saving projects
  • Assisting in the Financial Reporting process as required.

Key Attributes

  • Intelligent, analytical, energetic, driven qualified accountant with a minimum of c.2 years post qualification experience
  • Comfortable working in multi-disciplinary teams and working to tight deadlines
  • An understanding of activity based costing in a manufacturing environment an advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Should have excellent  Excel skills and be proficient at PowerPoint – must be comfortable with data manipulation and presentation and be able to work with large and complex volumes of data
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    Electrical (Project) Manager

    The electrical (project) manager will be responsible for overseeing the design, installation, and delivery of electrical control systems on turnkey recycling plants.

    Day-to-day duties will include the drawing  up of schedules, allocate time, resource and budget as well as manage staff / sub contractors to ensure work is completed on time, to a high standard.  

    Job Description

    • Lead projects from concept stage to completion (element of projects i.e., HV, LV, distribution & Automation) in compliance with local regulations ensuring all building and electrical design standards and regulations are adhered to.
    • Defining the technical requirements of a project 
    • Creating Technical tender packs to allow the company to obtain competitive tenders from sub contractors
    • Developing step-by-step project plans, outlining timescales, costs and resources needed to design and deliver an electrical scope of individual projects. 
    • Work closely with clients and project engineers to define project requirements and develop technical solutions
    • Ensure each project follows strict health and safety guidelines  
    • Develop electrical design standards within the organisation
    • Developing a multi-disciplinary project team
    • Negotiating with designers, engineers, contractors, and suppliers 
    • Liaising with staff and other departments at every level 
    • Attending company & client meetings, sharing regular progress reports with the client and management 
    • Overseeing several projects at the same time 
    • Ensuring each stage of the project happens on time, on budget and to a high standard 
    • Prepare tender, construction and as-built design drawings using “AutoCAD”
    • Resolving any issues or delays 
    • Creation of installed drawings and O&M Manuals
    • Working onsite when required particularly during commissioning of projects
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    • 3rd level qualification in electrical engineering / building services engineering
    • 5 to 6 years design experience specific to plant automation environment
    • Some experience of working on waste plant sites desirable but not required
    • Site Supervision/Management/Project Management experience of projects
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Ability to focus and prioritise tasks
    • Strong organisational and planning skills
    • Good communicator – both internal and external
    • Knowledge of ETCI, CIBSE, IEC, BS, IS, EN, AS/NZS, UL and CSA standards.

      Lead Design Engineer

      Turmec have a new opening for a Lead Design Engineer within our design department, this is a new position working closely with our Engineering Manager.

      The successful candidate will have overall day to day responsibility for delivering the detailed design of large-scale recycling and engineering projects.  Leading a highly experienced design team, the successful applicant will continue to improve our product and our processes.

      Main Duties and Responsibilities

      • Day to day management of the design team.
      • Motivate design team to work together
      • Report on project progress against agreed schedules.
      • Maintain time schedule logs against jobs to be used to assist in future pricing.
      • Assist in project scheduling based on project requirements and design capacities.
      • Work across all departments within the company to improve the flow of work from design to production and through to installation.
      • Co-ordinate the completion of all project documentation such as ALM’s, Risk Assessments and installation drawings.

      Key Attributes

      • Relevant third level qualification/Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
      • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
      • Experience using CREO or similar 3D design software
      • Excellent analytical skills with experience in application of problem-solving techniques, to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.
      • Excellent Interpersonal Skills – able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas.
      • A proven track record of delivering complex and challenging projects to tight deadlines.
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      Design Engineer

      We are looking for a Design Engineer to support the design requirements of our engineering team providing high quality solutions within the engineering and recycling industries. The successful candidate will be motivated, driven and be capable of working effectively in a pressured and fast paced team environment.

      Main Duties and Responsibilities

      • Design plans in coordination with clients’ needs and specifications
      • Translating concept designs from sales drawings into drawings suitable for manufacture
      • Design large components and assemblies using CREO
      • Design of material handling equipment such as conveyors
      • Design of structural support work
      • Design review process, product integrations, product and process value engineering
      • Managing various engineering projects in terms of specifications, planning, deployment and close out
      • Customer interaction, supply chain & production system design
      • Conduct detailed models and 3d drawings

      Key Attributes

      • Relevant third level qualification/Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
      • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
      • CREO/Solidworks experience desirable
      • AutoCAD an advantage
      • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and strong interpersonal skills
      • Self-Starter, work under your own initiative whilst also working as part of a team is essential to this role
      • Ability to work to tight deadlines
      • Must be flexible
      • Strong intellectual, analytical and thinking skills
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                Accounts Assistant

                We  have an immediate requirement for a confident, friendly, and enthusiastic individual, to work within a close-knit team-oriented finance department. Successful candidate will preferably have previous experience in a fast paced, high-volume environment.

                You will be responsible for providing financial and administrative assistance to the finance team to ensure effective, efficient, and accurate financial and administrative operations.

                Reporting to the finance manager, and responsible for but not limited to, the operating Weekly Payroll, control of the Purchase Ledger, filing of relevant payroll submissions to Revenue.


                • Purchase Ledger control including the below:
                  • Processing of supplier invoices
                  • Monthly supplier reconciliations
                  • Preparing monthly payment run and remittances for monthly supplier payments including foreign currency payments
                  • Weekly ad hoc payments when required
                  • Compilation and processing of accruals
                • Assist with Debtor Invoicing and credit control including the below:
                  • Invoice preparation
                  • Issuing statements of account
                  • Credit control
                • Process Weekly Payroll including the below:
                  • Liaise with line managers with regards to signoff of weekly hours
                  • Process weekly payroll and submit payment files to Bank
                  • Process wage and pension journals monthly
                  • File submission to Revenue
                • Monthly bank reconciliations
                • Monthly Journal postings to GL
                • Liaise with suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism.
                • Assist with Fixed Assets Register
                • Assisting in year in audit
                • Ensure all files are accurately maintained
                • Preparation and filing of VAT returns
                • Preparation and submission of VIES, INTRASTAT returns where needed
                • General accounting administration
                • Other Ad hoc duties to be performed as and when required


                • Minimum of 3+ years previous experience, in Payroll and Accounts Payable within a medium/large company environment
                • Account Technician/IPASS qualifications desirable or quantifiable relevant experience
                • Experience with Exchequer and Payday Software’s desirable
                • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with strong Excel skills essential
                • Excellent attention to detail, with an ability to use initiative and always maintain confidentiality
                • Ability to work well under pressure
                • Fluent English with excellent oral and written communication skills
                • Self-motivated and capable of recommending improvements in internal processes
                • Must be a self-starter who can critically analyse and assess information
                • Ability to work in a team environment and support team colleagues
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