Title of Award: Graduate Employee of the Year
Awarding Body: GradIreland Awards
Location: Mansion House, Dublin.
Course: Mechanical Engineering
The winners of the GradIreland Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced on Wednesday 25 April 2012 at a gala dinner in The Mansion House in Dublin. Voted for by students and judged by an independent panel of industry experts, these awards recognise Ireland’s most popular recruiters across a range of employment sectors.
Connor graduated with a First Class Honours Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Cork Institute of Technology in 2010, thereafter securing a place on the highly selective Abbott Ireland Professional Development Programme.
Connor has completed three of his four rotations on this programme and is currently working on assignment as a global buyer in the Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain in Columbus, Ohio, the first Irish Professional Development Programme recruit to be offered such a global assignment. Connor’s previous rotations were as a process development engineer and quality engineer in Abbott Vascular’s Irish operations.