Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

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Kerrie Horan

Engineer - Process

Intel

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  Kerrie Horan

A day for a Process Engineer at Intel can range from spending all day in what we call our 'bunny suits' or space suits as most people would recognise them as or a day of juggling meetings with working on long term projects that have a quality improvement for your product or have a cost saving for the factory. The key thing is to be adaptable, be organised and be able to communicate your plans clearly and concisely. You will be your own boss in many instances as an engineer and it is up to you to get the job done and do it well, while at the same time meeting goals and challenges that are set for the factory.

The great thing about a process engineer at Intel is that much or your work can be done remotely, which means you don't have to sit at your desk all day allowing you to get in to the machines and get stuck in. One should also be aware that you will be continuously learning in this sort of environment. Because our technology is so up to date we are always making changes to make this possible. Our products will range from mobile phone chips to top of the range computer chips so we need to be able to make changes to meet the demands of what the market is looking for.

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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

Computer Applications


Code:  5M2102 CAXX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

This 1 year IT programme is aimed at those wishing to become skilled in the use of PC (Personal Computers), for pleasure, employment or to continue with further study.


Typical Modules
• Bookeeping Manual & Computerised
• Payroll Manual & Computerised
• Word Processing
• The Internet
• Spreadsheets Methods
• Database Methods
• Communications
• Information and Administration
• Work Experience
• Audio Transcription


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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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5M2102