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We asked Damien Mason from CRH plc to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Damien Mason

Mechanical Engineer

CRH plc

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  Damien Mason

If you are really interested in people and have good interpersonal skills, you will find this job very rewarding.

Like a lot of jobs, you will not be using all the theoretical knowledge you gained in University or College, but you will develop significant management potential and the environment is stimulating and rewarding.

As an engineer, you will probably spend about 50% of your time in the office, and the other 50% out in the plant.

You should also expect that you may be asked if you are willing to travel abroad. This would be very attractive to most people, and a definite means to gain great experience, but it may not suit everyone.

You should ideally be a balanced person, someone with a good deal of technical knowledge, but also a good ability to deal with people.

Responsibility and challenges will be given to you from day one, and if you can handle the pressure, you will gain more and more responsibilities, ultimately leading you to gain invaluable experience, and undoubtedly onto a successful management position.

With the global nature of ICL's parent company CRH, this could be yours in Ireland or one of many countries worldwide.

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DT365
Business and Management

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This course takes a scientific approach to business, marketing, and management, with a broad foundation in year 1.

Students may specialise in one of the following: human resource management, marketing, accounting and finance, enterprise, or logistics. Students also have the opportunity of studying abroad in year three.


 
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The following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:

Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5 qualification which must include:
B20029or5N2066orC20139or5N1833or LCE Maths at OC3, AND
B20001or5N1348orB20151or5N1350


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Graduates of the programme will have an exciting variety of career options in general management and its specialised management functions. Research with current students and analysis of graduate placement data identify career paths are in the following areas:

Accounting & Finance, Financial Services including in Banking, Money Markets and the Stock Exchange, HRM, Enterprise including the option of starting one’s own business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Management Consultancy and Marketing.



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