Germany’s largest semiconductor maker Infineon announces 100 jobs

The new hires will bring the manufacturer’s head count in Ireland to 300

(Left to right) Michael Lohan, CEO, IDA; Thomas Boehm, SVP and general manager of automotive microcontrollers, Infineon; Tánaiste Micheál Martin; and Thomas Mende, VP of microcontroller research and design and chip development, Infineon. Picture: Infineon Technologies

Infineon Technologies, the German semiconductor manufacturer, has announced plans to expand its operations in Ireland with the creation of 100 jobs.

The new engineering roles, split evenly between the firm’s research and development sites in Dublin and Cork, will bring Infineon’s Irish headcount above 300.

In a statement, Martin O’Keeffe, managing director of Infineon Ireland, said that the company was committed to expanding its presence even further in the “vibrant Irish engineering ecosystem”.

The company, ...