R&D Engineer | Collins McNicholas

R&D Engineer

  • Reference: LK45834
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Cork, Nationwide
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Title:  R&D Engineer

Location: Clare/ Limerick


One of Irelands largest Electronics companies are looking to hire a talented R&D Program Manager. An excellent opportunity to be part of one of Irelands major success stories.


The Job:

The R & D Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support for the Company’s Fire and Gas Detection products and systems.


  • Implement and originate design changes that will improve existing device quality, performance and efficacy. 
  • Generate technical reports, test reports, design history files, and OEM specifications for existing products
  • Support manufacturing related yield/efficiency improvement opportunities. 
  • Support interactions with standards bodies as required with engineering input for design related submissions and renewals post initial release of devices to market. 
  • Support the post market analysis and testing of devices in terms of competitive performance and reliability.
  • Provide engineering input and support for the investigation and resolution of Non-Conformances associated with devices post release to market.
  • Liaise with R&D and NPI Development teams to ensure the effective transfer of new devices into manufacturing
  • Lead value engineering activities within cross functional teams


  • Hold an Honours degree in a relevant technical discipline
  • Have a good working knowledge of the technical concepts involved in the products and processes
  • Have 3+ years relevant experience in an engineering, manufacturing, or R&D environment
  • Display a high level of enthusiasm, drive and energy
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


To apply for this role please forward your CV to ben.forde@collinsmcnicholas.ie or for a confidential discussion please call 061 512270.

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