DePuy to create 38 new jobs in Co CorkMonday 09 December 2013 16.46
Medical devices firm DePuy is to create 38 new jobs as part of an expansion of its facility in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork.
The company, which is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, said it had already begun hiring for the positions and is primarily looking for candidates at masters and PhD level.
The jobs are being created as part of an $36 million investment, which will fund a new research and development programme focusing on areas including new materials development.
DePuy Synthes Companies specialises in orthopaedic, spinal and neuroscience devices such as replacement joints.
It is one of a number of companies in Ireland that is owned by Johnson & Johnson, which employs around 1,900 people here.