DPS Awarded Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard

DPS Awarded Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard

18 February 2016 at 09:26

DPS Engineering has been awarded the Engineers Ireland CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Accredited Employer standard. The multi-disciplinary engineering and project management company recognises the importance of CPD in attracting, retaining and developing people in all areas of the business. It enables the global organisation to continuously improve its processes, to achieve business objectives and prepare for future challenges.  

With a current focus on the life science industry including pharmaceutical & biopharmaceuticals and advanced technology sectors, Irish owned DPS Engineering provides professional services in process engineering design and project management spanning multiple sectors. Over the last three years the company’s workforce has grown by 50% and turnover has increased by 35%.  DPS has driven expansion of its operations across the European, Irish and the US market and employs over 900 personnel across its many locations.

At the parchment presentation, Caroline Spillane, director general of Engineers Ireland congratulated DPS on achieving the accredited standard and said, “DPS Engineering has experienced impressive growth in recent years and its continued expansion is dependent on a highly skilled, creative and agile workforce. The company’s culture of ongoing development, learning and knowledge sharing has undoubtedly contributed to its success. As a global business experiencing rapid growth, I believe DPS will benefit significantly from the strategic approach facilitated by the CPD Accredited Employer Standard.”

John Daly, Group HR Manager for DPS commented, “We have invested heavily in CPD and this accreditation is a strong endorsement of our commitment to CPD. We understand that investment in people is required to drive innovation as a competitive advantage. We are confident that the Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard will help us to further improve our activities and synergies across our international business in future.”

The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard is a strategic framework which enables engineers and engineering employers raise competence levels and deliver tangible business benefits by investing in engineers through continuing professional development.

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Niall Dillon (President, Advanced Technology Group, DPS), Brian Donohoe (Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director Europe Life Science Projects, DPS), Caroline Spillane (Director General, Engineers Ireland), John Daly (Group HR Manager, DPS), Cathal Farrelly (Group Engineering Director, DPS).