Top employers in engineering

The most popular graduate recruiters in engineering

The top employers in engineering for 2013/14, as voted for by students and graduates, are:

1. Kingspan

Manufacturer of sustainable products for the construction industry. Has 11 Irish branches based in Cavan, Limerick, Armagh, Monaghan, Down and Dublin.

2. Airtricity

Renewable energy company supplying electricity to homes and businesses in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It has 32 operational wind farms throughout Europe, with a further 13 under construction.

3. Bord Gais

Bord Gais has evolved in recent years from a gas transmission company to a major energy provider, supplying both gas and electricity to homes and businesses throughout Ireland.

4.= BMW Group

BMW Group Ireland is a wholly owned subsidiary of BMW AG operating in Ireland since 1st October 2003. Selling BMW cars and motorcycles and the MINI models through the BMW main dealer network.

4.= Electricity Supply Board

Electricity supplier operating a mixed portfolio of generation using both renewable (hydro, wind) and fossil fuels (gas, coal and oil) to generate power.

5. Jaguar Land Rover

Multinational automobile company with 17,000 employees worldwide, Jaguar Land Rover recruits Irish graduates for its pan UK/Ireland engineering graduate programme.

6. Analog Devices

A world-leading semiconductor company specialising in high-performance analogue, mixed signal and digital signal processing integrated circuits.

7. Jacobs Engineering

One of the largest providers of technical, professional and construction services. Offices in Cork and Dublin.

8. Arup

Arup, founded by Ove Arup in 1946, is one of Ireland’s largest consulting engineering practices. It provides multidisciplinary engineering services from offices in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway.

9. Eirgrid

A state-owned commercial company, Eirgrid is Ireland’s leading energy business supplying electricity to consumers across the country.

The Ireland's 100 leading graduate employers survey is part of the European Student Barometer and is conducted by Europe's leading graduate research firm, trendence.