Mallinckrodt to create 45 jobs at new Dublin centre
Pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt has reported it is to create 45 high-skilled jobs at its new medical device engineering centre in Blanchardstown in Dublin. The jobs will be in a range of areas including product design, software development and electro-mechanical engineering.
The company’s new centre in Blanchardstown has been set up to consolidate its global device research and development activities. An investment of €95 million has been made in the centre and the latest project is being supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Mark Trudeau, the company’s president and CEO, said that Mallinckrodt has had a significant manufacturing and business presence in Ireland for almost a quarter of a century. “This new global device engineering facility allows us to centralise our device R&D skills and expertise in developing the next generation of products for a number of important and rare conditions to make a significant difference to the lives of patients,” Mr Trudeau added.
Mallinckrodt has also said it has formed a new corporate partnership with the Coolmine Therapeutic Community. Coolmine provides day and residential services to men and women with problematic substance use and their families in Ireland. Mallinckrodt is granting initial financial support of €15,000 to Coolmine.