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.

We asked Barry Kelly from Lidl to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Barry Kelly

Merchandising Manager

Lidl

Read more...

  Barry Kelly

To have great patience, to be very organized, to be a good leader, excellent communication skills, hard working, drive to succeed, customer focused, good people person and interested in retail.

Close

Investigative?
Investigative 
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
Career Interviews
Career Sectors
College Videos
Undergraduate Courses
Leaving Cert Subjects
Study Skills
Other
   
CV & Interview Preparation
School Work Experience
What employers want

Industry Sectors

Science & Engineering 
 
Company Profiles 15
Sector Information
Building, Construction & Property
  STEPS
Chemical, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  PharmaChemical Ireland
Earth Science & Environment
  Sustainable Energy Authority
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  STEPS
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
  STEPS
Physical & Mathematical Sciences
  Smart Futures
Space Science and Technology
  ESERO Ireland
 
Information from National Skills Bulletin 2009, compiled by FAS and the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs
Science Occupations 
Engineering Occupations 
IT Professional Occupations 
Construction Professional Occupations 
Construction Craft Occupations 
Other Craft Occupations 


 

Building, Construction & Property 

   Working in the planning, building, selling or management of construction projects (housing estates, roads, warehouses etc.).

Chemical, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences 

   Creating high quality drugs or chemicals, testing them to ensure they are effective and safe, and monitoring their effect on people and the environment.

Computers & Software 

   Working in the manufacture, sales or support of all forms of computers and computer systems, or in the creation and development of software.

Electrical & Electronic Engineering 

   Designing or manufacturing electronic or telecommunication devices, or being involved in the generation and supply of electricity.

Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing  

   Working in the design, use, maintenance and control of all forms of mechanical devices, e.g. in construction, manufacturing, aviation, automobiles and related areas etc.

Physical & Mathematical Sciences 

   Researching and investigating aspects of the physical universe, or using Mathematics to solve complex issues in science or business.

Earth Science & Environment 

   Work with technologies that monitor and predict changes in our environment, with the development of renewable and sustainable energy sources and on the protection and conservation of natural resources.

Medical Devices 

   Work on the development of technology that enhances the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, and treatment of diseases and disabilities.

Space Science and Technology 

   Exploring and developing the technology used to build satellites, space vehicles and the instruments and experiments that they carry.

Featured Interview

Name:
Occupation:
Jonathan Pugsley
Energy Manager

Jonathan Pugsley is the Energy Manager for Masonite Ireland. He holds an Honours Degree in Metallurgy from Brunel University. His main task is to continually improve any system within the company as part of a Lean Six Sigma culture.

Jonathan Pugsley, Energy Manager
Go to interview Go to Interview
  
 

 

Choosing STEM Videos

9 Sectors

Loading
Loading Videos

Related Career Videos


Damien Mason -
Mechanical Engineer
    

Peter LaComber -
Consulting Engineer
    

Marie O'Donovan -
Environmental Officer
    

Ray Harli -
Architect
    

John Smith -
Engineer - Process
    

Jason Ruane -
Computer Programmer
    

James Ryan -
Engineer - Chemical
    

Brian Macken -
Science Communicator
    

James Stewart -
Science Communicator
    

Caitriona Jackman -
Planetary Scientist
    

Eduardo Macias -
Business Development
    

John Oliver -
Engineer - Development
    

Angie O'Keeffe -
Materials Engineer
    

Marc Doyle -
Application Developer
    

Pio Condon -
Senior Executive Planner
    

Enda Collins -
Environmental Technician
    

Denis Canty -
Electronic Engineer
    

Fergus O'Connell -
Quality Officer
    

Justine McCosh -
Accountant
    

Natasha Ibanez  -
Mechanical Engineer
    

John Traynor  -
Development Analyst
    

Claire Hanrahan  -
Auditor
    

Brian Kelly -
Science Entrepreneur
    

Louise Lynch -
Structural Engineer
    

Shane Callanan -
Electronic Engineer
    

Karl Stanley -
Software Engineer
    

Rose Griffin -
Network Technician
    

Sinead Kenny -
Design Engineer
    

Jonathan Pugsley -
Energy Manager
    

Chloe Kinsella -
Engineer - Carbon
    

John McDonagh -
Construction Manager
    

Lorraine O'Leary -
IT Support
    

Ivan Magee -
Property Manager
    

Rebecca Tighe -
Process Engineer
    

Darryl Day -
IQ Engineer
    

Ann-Marie Holmes -
Factory Manager