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We Are Hiring!!!

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With Bolger Engineering’s continuing success in the market sectors we serve – and with our enviable list of blue-chip multinational OEM’s – we now have a number of vacancies across all areas of our facility to support our growing book of business and our #globalambition. If you want to be part of one of Ireland’s leading sheet metal fabrication companies please send your CV to hr@bolgers.com

Current Vacancies:

  • Production Supervisors
  • Mechanical/ Project Engineers
  • Mig and Tig Welders
  • Profile Operators – CNC Laser and CNC Punching
  • CNC Press Brake Operators
  • Sand/Buff Operators
  • General Operatives

We look forward to hearing from you.



Bolgers Awarded ISO 9001 & the new IATF 16949 Quality Standard

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Congratulations to our Quality Manager Gavin James, the Operations Team and all employees of Bolgers who were instrumental in Bolger’s becoming one of the first sheet metal fabrication companies in Ireland to be certified to the brand new ISO 9001 Quality Management and IATF 16949 Automotive Management standards.

Being accredited to IATF 16949 ensures that we have a quality system focused on the stringent requirements of the automotive sector.

The Bolgers Quality Management System is also appropriate to any high technology environment where reliability and quality are critical.

We strive to:

  • Meet or exceed our Customer requirements
  • Deliver our products right first time and on time – every time
  • Add value to our business through efficient processes
  • Grow our business through competitive customer partnerships
  • Protect the dignity and safety of our colleagues
  • Conduct our business with respect for our environment

Some of the methodologies and technologies in use at Bolgers are:

  • Product and process qualification through CPK analysis, FAI, ISIR, PPAP and other APQP principles
  • Risk management through FMECA studies, process maps, and Control Plans
  • Appropriate measuring capability including 3 axis co-ordinate measurement using a FARO arm
  • Continuous Improvement initiatives to challenge and improve our systems
  • Robust problem solving focused on defect elimination using techniques including 5- Why and 8D Analysis
  • Product verification systems using a Poka Yoke approach and other systems for end of line fixturing and customer pass-through-point assurance
  • Daily Direction Setting with operations team and operators

If you require a solution delivering reliability where quality is paramount please contact us to review our full service offering.

Now Hiring – Welding/Buffing Positions

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Since 1979 we have been a trusted partner to our OEM customer base. Our reputation is built on high performance, through the utilisation of our service offering of designing, manufacturing and validating high quality, high precision, sheet metal assemblies and fabrications. We offer our customers end – to end manufacturing solutions, incorporating full contract manufacturing and supply chain solution services.

Bolgers a well-known Shannon based fabrication company is looking for a MIG Welders / Buffers to join their team.

WELD / BUFF Operator


Operator required to work in Bolger Engineering’s busy Weld/Buff department.

Primary duties will be in Welding, Buffing and Sanding of mild steel components Duties include:


  • Follow Scheduling Direction set by Weld Team Leader
  • Achieve Operator Efficiency Ratings & contribute to productivity improvements
  • Sanding and Buffing of Parts in Preparation for Powder coat finishing
  • MIG Welding of 1mm to 10mm Parts
  • Participate in Training and development to improve Welding & Sanding skill
  • Follow Health and Safety procedures and conform to wearing of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ensure Housekeeping Standards are maintained
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities
  • Attend and Participate in Departmental Meetings

A test in welding and sanding is part of the interview process.

If you are interested apply for the position with a CV to Paul Collins, Production Manager, Bolgers, Smihthstown Business Park, Shannon, Co Clare

Email: paul.collins@bolgers.com

Bolgers meets with Taiwan’s Ambassador to Ireland Simon S. K. Tu

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On Friday 23rd Bolgers Business Development Manager, Paul Collins, attended a business lunch with Ambassador Simon S. K. Tu and Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey in Quin, Co. Clare. Also in attendance were Brian King from Smithstown Light Engineering and Vincent Delaney from UTS HR Group.

During the meeting there were very rich discussions on Taiwan’s manufacturing capabilities, competitiveness and quality in the area of machine building and export as well as the culture comparisons between Taiwan and Ireland.

It was also really interesting to hear, from a neutral prospective, the Ambassadors opinion on Brexit and what he thinks lies ahead.

To finish the Ambassador kindly invited us to Dublin in October to celebrate Taiwan’s national day.


Now Hiring – Laser Machine Operators – Weekend Shift

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With Bolger Engineering’s continuing success in the market sectors we serve – and with our enviable list of blue-chip multinational OEM’s – we now have vacancies for Weekend Shift Laser Machine Operators to support our growing book of business and our #globalambition. If you want to be part of one of Ireland’s leading advanced manufacturing solutions provider in sheet metal fabrication please send your CV to paul.collins@bolgers.com

Laser Machine Operator Weekend Shift:
Operate Trumpf Laser machines on our weekend shift as scheduled by your supervisor and ensure parts are cut correctly to the drawing print. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Download and select programs for production.
  • Set up laser machine for production
  • Check parts are cut correctly.
  • Work in a fast paced environment.
  • Keep work area clean and organized as per company 5S standard
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills essential
  • Team Player


  • Experience using CNC machines.
  • Background in Sheet Metal an advantage
  • Ability to distinguish material types including DC01, S275, S355, Aluminum, Stainless Steel etc.
  • Strict adherence to follow schedule
  • Ability to work unsupervised using own initiative.


Minister Humphreys leads Enterprise Ireland Trade Visit to Volvo Cars, Sweden

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Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, is leading an Enterprise Ireland trade visit to Volvo Cars in Gothenburg, Sweden today – 15 Irish companies, including Bolger Engineering, are taking part in an Irish Automotive Supply Days initiative at Volvo Cars HQ where they will exhibit to Nordic-based automakers and suppliers. Read more here http://ow.ly/GSCB309Tdj4

Bolgers team meet Mary Mitchell O’Connor – Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the Enterprise Ireland, International Markets week event, held at the RDS, Dublin recently.

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L-R – Michael Campion: DA Enterprise Ireland. – Mary Mitchell O’Connor: Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. – Terrance O’Rourke: Chairman, Enterprise Ireland. – Pat Breen: Jun Minister for Enterprise and Small business, – Ian Bolger: MD Bolgers. – Victoria Bioko: Market Advisor, Enterprise Ireland. Andrew Lynch: Head of Intl Bus Dev, Bolgers. – Julie Sinnamon: CEO, Enterprise Ireland.

Whilst attending the recent International Markets week event, hosted by Enterprise Ireland at the RDS in Dublin, Ian Bolger and Andrew Lynch had the pleasure to meet with Govt Ministers Mary Mitchell O’Connor and Pat Breen, along with senior members of the Enterprise Ireland organisation, to have a discussion around how Bolgers are working toward widening our International reach, by acquiring new customers in new territories.