EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Dublin; Southern and Eastern
Location of affected unit(s): Dublin


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
Number Employed: 300

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-10-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2022
Foreseen End Date: 01-10-2024
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Spanish pharmaceutical multinational company, Grifols has announced it will create 200 new jobs in Ireland within the next two years. The expansion is due to the company's new specialist plant in Dublin which will triple the annual filling production capacity of the company’s flexible container, the Albutein FlexBag. Grifols will be hiring for entry-level and specialist roles in manufacturing, logistics and packaging. Current roles on offer in Dublin include QC microbiologist, validation engineer, manufacturing filling process technician and maintenance automation engineer.

Grifols currently employs 300 people in Ireland, at its global manufacturing and supply hub in Dublin. The company has been operating in Ireland since 2012.