CNC Project Engineer | Collins McNicholas

CNC Project Engineer

  • Reference: LK44791x
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Limerick, Tipperary
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a CNC Project Engineer with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a permanent position.

The following are the key requirements for the role:




  • Support key business metrics with ongoing process improvements and the introduction of new manufacturing processes and technologies. 
  • Identify and deliver process improvements through project planning, risk analysis, project implementation.
  • Design & develop tools, fixtures, and gages for manufacturing operations and new product / process introductions.
  • Identify and lead cost and technical improvements.
  • Manage cross-functional teams to ensure CI & NPI projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner and managed in accordance with the Quality Management System.
  • Engage with the appropriate personnel in the identification and resolution of corrective / preventative actions to address quality, technical and manufacturing issues.
  • Engage with customers on technical queries and requirements to include site visits to customer locations when required.
  • Project Management – Accurate planning, timely delivery and reporting for all IPC (Intrinsic Process Capability) deliverables.
  • Create and update Shop Floor Documentation, WI and Procedures to reflect current / revised practice.
  • Develops and maintains methods, operations and processes to manufacturing parts.
  • Manage production support, new product introduction and process improvement for a number of product lines across a wide range of CNC controlled and manual production equipment.
  • Development of automated CAD/CAM/CAE manufacturing systems and programming of CNC tools.




  • Degree level qualification in an engineering or science discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant discipline
  • Confident in validation requirements on new equipment introductions, processes and process changes.
  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving to deliver innovative solutions
  • Knowledge of CNC Machine Tools & NC programming
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAM/CAE computer systems
  • Knowledge of PLC and Ladder Programming would be an advantageous
  • Knowledge and understanding of quality systems and inspection tools

For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270


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