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Our areas of expertise

We have almost 50 years of experience matching the right candidate to the right job. No matter your experience, our specialist consultants will help guide you towards your next career move. 


Life Science

Senior Appointments



Kenny-Whelan is a leading supplier of engineering personnel. 

With a mix of exciting start-up, and long-term rolling site project opportunities available. We cover a diverse range of engineering roles including conceptual design, construction, and C&Q, through to project and operations support. 


Design, develop, and implement automated systems and processes throughout various industries with our clients in multiple sectors. 

Automation Jobs

Cost Engineering

Reduce losses in major projects throughout Ireland in a cost engineering role. View our current vacancies today. 

Cost Engineering Jobs

Mechanical Engineering

Design, analyse, and improve mechanical systems and devices across Ireland, as a mechanical engineer with Kenny-Whelan. 

Mechanical Engineering Jobs

Technical Operations

Technical operation employees look after the necessary technological systems and processes in an organisation. We hire for a wide range of technical positions throughout Ireland’s engineering sector. 

Technical Operation Jobs


Play a critical role in ensuring compliance and quality within regulated industries in a validation role with Kenny-Whelan.

Validation Jobs

Functional Leads

We hire for multiple functional lead roles within different sectors throughout Ireland. These including process, mechanical, piping, electrical and instrument and civil engineering.

Functional Lead Jobs

Process Design

Work in a variety of sectors and environments as a process designer. At Kenny-Whelan we have multiple clients throughout several specialised sectors in need of process design professionals.

Process Design Jobs


Most production roles work with the products and services of an organisation. They ensure that everything produced meets quality standards.

Production Jobs

Site / Project Administrators

A site and project administrator oversees the running of a site or project’s administration. These roles are integral to efficiency. 

Site / Project Administrator Jobs

Supply Chain Management / Procurement

Supply chain and procurement managers are involved in the production and distribution process of an organisation’s goods, they keep track and update inventory. 

Supply Chain Management / Procurement Jobs


Provide crucial support for projects throughout Ireland by inspecting and improving equipment, and facilities and in a commissioning role with Kenny-Whelan.

Commissioning Jobs

Project Engineering

Drive innovation and assure accuracy on some of Ireland's largest projects.

Project Engineering Jobs

Project Controls

Utilise your expertise in planning, budgeting, and risk management in a project controls role with Kenny-Whelan. 

Project Control Jobs

Project Management

These professionals bring a unique blend of technical expertise and project management skills to successfully lead and execute complex projects. 

Project Management Jobs

Process Chemical Engineering

Design, optimise, and troubleshoot chemical processes to produce products efficiently and safely in varied projects.

Process Chemical Engineering Jobs
Life Science


Kenny-Whelan is a trusted partner and preferred supplier of quality and laboratory operations personnel to global clients based in Ireland. 

We have access to long-term contract vacancies nationwide for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life sciences roles. We are affiliated with higher education programmes co-designed by industry, academic, and clinical leaders.

Document Control

Document controllers are necessary to inform workers of documents such as procedures and reports. They make sure that others can do their job safely and correctly. 

Document Control Jobs


Laboratory professionals hired by Kenny-Whelan are based in laboratories across Ireland. Their main duties usually include examining and analysing using high-precision lab equipment.

Laboratory Jobs

Quality Assurance / Quality Control

As a quality professional, your role is to ensure that products and processes meet quality standards. We have a range of clients throughout the life science and engineering sectors looking for qualified quality professionals. 

Quality Assurance / Quality Control Jobs

Quality Assurance and Validation

Ensure that products and processes fulfil quality standards. We have a network of clients looking for qualified quality and validation professionals.

Quality Assurance and Validation Jobs

Research Development and Applications

RD&A roles are essential in the life sciences sector to allow for innovation. RD&A professionals use business strategies and align their innovation with business goals. 

Research Development and Application Jobs

Technical Writers

Technical writers are invaluable as they create manuals, guides and other documentation that educates people in their workplace. 

Technical Writer Jobs

Manufacturing Engineers

Manufacturing engineers ensure products, systems and processes are carried out to a standard to produce the highest quality.

Manufacturing Engineering Jobs

Production Assistants

Production assistants monitor and manage products in manufacturing facilities. They’re an essential part of the quality approval process.

Production Jobs

Quality Engineers

Quality engineers work to guarantee the overall quality of manufactured products. These professionals are needed throughout multiple industries. 

Quality Engineering Jobs
Executive Search

Senior Appointments

We’re committed to hiring professionals that will transform and secure future success.

We have been working to match senior professionals to world-class teams for almost 50 years. 

Human Resources

Human resources are the epicentre of an organisation. They are personable and helpful and play a crucial role in the reputation of a company. 

HR Jobs

Environment, Health & Safety (EHS)

Become responsible for creating and enforcing a culture of safety within organisations. With responsibilities differing in every role, environmental health and safety engineering can be an extremely fulfilling career. 

EHS Jobs


IT roles can range considerably in any organisation. IT professionals design, develop and maintain computer-based systems. The technological world is ever-evolving, and organisations count on IT professionals to help advance their business. 

IT Jobs

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