Process Engineer- Donegal | Collins McNicholas

Process Engineer- Donegal

  • Reference: SJ43951
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Derry, Donegal, Sligo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Our client, a leading manufacturing company in Donegal, is looking to hire a Process Engineer.


  • Work closely with Production Managers to resolve ongoing production issues.
  • Assist Manufacturing and R&D personnel in developing new products and processes with hands on involvement.
  • Lead process optimization and continuous process improvement activities.
  • Assist in transition of new equipment installation to manufacturing facilities including training of production and maintenance personnel.
  • Establish and maintain best practice operating procedures.
  • Work with Maintenance to ensure safe, continuous operation of extrusion equipment.
  • Work with design engineering staff to improve equipment performance and reliability.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects with Manufacturing, Sales and R&D teams including statistical analysis, customer support and technology transfer.
  • Reduce cost of existing products through process enhancement and variation reduction.


  • Prior experience in polymer extrusion preferred.  Plastics experience (Injection / Extrusion) / Extrusion experience (Rubber, etc) / Medical device process is preferred.
  • 4 yr. Engineering Degree, preferably Mechanical Engineering.
  • Able to understand and document a process accurately.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, able to handle multiple projects.
  • Project management skills.
  • Continuous improvement, Kaizen, SPC, and TPM experience.
  • Team environment and independent working experience.
  • High degree of proficiency with computer databases, DOE and statistical analysis (Six Sigma experience highly desirable).

For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Whelan on 071 914 2411 or email,

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