Careers at DPF

Be Part of A Winning Team

DPF is a progressive, fast-moving company and we need people who share our drive to succeed and our passion for quality. We continuously invest in our equipment to offer both our customers and our team the very best in class tools and machines for each project. We also invest in training and personal development by offering apprenticeships and mentoring. Our management team have mostly been trained in-house and have progressed their careers within DPF.

Learn With The Best

The high level of knowledge and experience in DPF is what has propelled the company from humble beginnings to a global supplier in under 10 years. This expertise is shared through on-the-job practical training and on emphasis on Continual Professional Development.

Live Life Your Way

At DPF we understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible hours, shift work and the option to work from home in some roles.


Our location in Carlow offers the ideal combination of proximity to city life with Dublin – the vibrant, buzzing capital – just over an hour’s drive away, and all the benefits of country living with easy commutes, a lower cost of living, excellent schools and third level education facilities and a community atmosphere.

Discover Your Talents Through Apprenticeship

At DPF Engineering we understand the importance of growing our own talent to sustain the future of our business. We offer apprenticeships on a yearly basis and our aim is to progress our talented young people through the system to fill operational, technical, and managerial positions with the company into the future.

An apprenticeship allows you to earn money and become qualified while you are learning on-the-job as well as opening exciting and rewarding careers prospects.

At DPF, we are always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join our team. Even if you don’t see a role listed that matches your skills and experience, we encourage you to submit your CV and tell us more about yourself.

We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences make for a stronger and more innovative company. So whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, we want to hear from you.

Maintenance Fitter

Position:  Maintenance Fitter. Reports To: Engineering and Maintenance Manager Overall Definition of Role:  To have responsibility for identifying, conducting and…

Apprentice Toolmaker

Reports to: Manufacturing Manager.NQA Level 6 Qualification, The Job: Learn the trade of a highly skilled Toolmaker Learn how to…


Reports to: Manufacturing Manager. The Job: Assist Toolroom staff with the manufacture of tooling, repairs and jig and fixture requirements.…

CNC Operator / Setter

Reports to: Manufacturing Manager. The Job: Perform efficient set up of CNC Machines to run medium to large volume batch…

Technical Sales Executive

Reports to: Sales Manager Overview: The Technical Sales Executive will maximize customer and order acquisition in line with company strategy.…

Application Engineer

Reports to: Engineering Manager Overview: For DPF, the customers profile, technology requirements and operational requirements are changing and becoming more…

CNC Application Engineer

  Reports to: Engineering Manager. Duties & Responsibilities: · NPI & technical transfers. · To provide solutions for the development…

Process Engineer

Position:  Process Engineer Reports To: Engineering and Maintenance Manager Overall Definition of Role:  To identify progress and implement process, plant,…