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Genzyme to add 52 Waterford Jobs

26 April 2007 | Ireland | 4 Responses by paul savage.

Yesterday, Massachusetts-based, Biotechnology company Genzyme ( announced plans to create 52 new jobs in their Waterford Plant. This equates to a €270 million investment in their Irish manufacturing plant. And it will bring their Irish workforce to 411 people in Ireland, and more than 9,000 worldwide.


Genzyme in Waterford produces Renagel, a medicine used in the treatment of chronic kidney disease. Because of the increase sales of the drug (up 16% in the first 3 months of 2007), Genzyme has decided to expand operations.

4 Responses

  1. john vereker said on 12 Feb 2008 at 4:27 pm

    looking to work in a biotechnology envoirment as i hope to eventually study medicine.
    Genzyme is highly desirable

  2. Genzyme Pharmacutical in Waterford to add new jobs | Irish Job News - News on Jobs for Ireland said on 2 Apr 2008 at 10:00 am

    […] Last year we mentioned that Genzyme in Waterford had plans on expansion. Genzyme ( employs around 10,000 people in the United States alone. They are a Massachusetts based company, based out of Cambridge near Boston. Producing drugs since 1981 to fight rare genetic disorders, kidney disease and cancer. […]

  3. Conall Donegan said on 28 Apr 2008 at 12:51 pm

    dear sir, how do I go about applying for a job in genzyme in Waterford?

  4. paul savage said on 28 Apr 2008 at 1:14 pm

    Come on Conall, have you looked at their website ?

    if you need help finding out how to apply then maybe you are not the right candidate for the job.

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