Senior Engineering Manager – Galway – Perm | Collins McNicholas

Senior Engineering Manager – Galway – Perm

  • Reference: GJ43316
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

The Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager will provide technical leadership and mentoring for the Galway Plant 2 Manufacturing Engineering Teams.


  • Promoting and driving COS principles to drive continuous improvement and stability to the businesses supported. 

  • Providing technical expertise and leadership for the Manufacturing Engineering function across the production Value Streams.

  • Ensure seamless transition of new product development projects to the manufacturing floor in line with Business and Operations objectives.

  • Contribute to Operations strategic and tactical decision-making and developing and administrating budgets.

  • Ensure compliance to Corporate, Divisional and Site procedures along with safety regulations and internal and external regulatory requirements.

  • Hire, coach and develop new and existing direct reports, promoting continuous improvement, foster team working and develop skills for career advancement.

  • Share accountability with the Plant Operations Management team for the development of a strong pipeline of talent at all levels across the organization. You will maintain operating mechanisms to review and respond to measures per the QPI’s and KPI’s.

  • Develop and foster use of strong engineering expertise, A3 problem solving methodology and project management skills for the achievement of operations goals and objectives deployed within the site.

  • Representing the Plant 2 Operations team as the value stream contact for one of the businesses supported.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Qualified person to Level 8 Degree in Engineering / Science or related discipline, Masters preferred and desirably with 10 years relevant direct engineering experience within medical device environment.
  • A minimum of three to five years direct managerial experience of engineers and a career history of demonstrated progressive management experience.
  • Dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • Strong experience in process technology and validation, proven Project management skills and team development and influencing skills.
  • Experienced manager with proven leadership skills, multi-tasking skills, process improvement tools (DRM, Six Sigma), decision making & judgment skills and influencing skills are desirable.
  • Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role/company please contact Christopher O’Toole on 091-706713 or email

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