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Brian Cadigan

Primary School Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

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Don't just go into teaching because you are looking for long holidays. To teach everyday you need to like children, be very patient and understanding. However I feel it is one of the most rewarding jobs out there.

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11 Jobs for North Dublin with SMK Corporation

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11 Jobs for North Dublin with SMK Corporation

Thursday, April 09, 2015 

11 Jobs for North Dublin with SMK Corporation

SMK Corporation, a multinational electro-mechanical component manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is to establish a new European Headquarters in Dublin as part of the Government's ConnectIreland initiative. The new European HQ will be located at Northwood Business Park, Santry, North Dublin. 11 Jobs will be created with the move.

SMK designs and produces a wide range of products for the electronics sector including connectors and switches, remote control units and touch screens. Demand for SMK products is driven by the requirements of a new generation of communications devices such as smart phones, tablets, Pay TV Services and ever-increasing electronic content.

SMK was introduced to Ireland through ConnectIreland, the company delivering the Government’s Succeed in Ireland initiative in association with IDA Ireland.

Founded in 1925, SMK has 13 manufacturing facilities and design and sales offices worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, it serves a global market, manufacturing more than 50 million original equipment manufacturer remote controls annually.

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