Senior Project Engineer | Collins McNicholas

Senior Project Engineer

  • Reference: CJ43461
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Munster, Waterford
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing


Job Description

Self-motivated Manufacturing/Projects Engineering with excellent communication, organisation and co-ordination skills to lead and or support the initiation, planning, execution and monitoring/control of assigned projects and provide engineering support to production through continuous improvement methodologies.

Accountabilities includes

  • Lead or participate in projects to successfully initiate, plan, execute, monitor/control and close significant cross-functional projects in accordance with company project management policies and procedures.
  • Delivering engineering projects to scope, schedule and cost baselines.
  • Participate in group brainstorming sessions to feed new project pipeline.
  • Manage the Asset Lifecycle for new equipment (URS/RQ/IQ/OQ/PQ/PPQ).
  • Full budget responsibility for project capital and expense spend.  
  • Assist both Engineering Group Leader and other group members in the preparation and completion of the following;


  • Undertake in-depth feasibility studies to support new project business case, SOW and funding for the procurement of capital equipment.
  • Carryout out design verification and process validation in accordance with company, ISO and FDA standards.
  • Generate and seeks approval of product and process MVP, IQ, OQ, PQ & PPQ validation protocols and reports.
  • Negotiate with functional managers to acquire project team members.


  • Deliver continuous improvement projects through Root Cause Analysis methodologies, A3 problem solving, Kiazen events and value stream mapping.
  • Support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of the company.
  • Create and maintain Device Master Record (DMR) Documentation through the order entry, and ECO process
  • Influence innovative qualification methodologies to apply appropriate statistical and validation techniques based on failure model and overall risk.
  • Develop strategic collaborations across functions, business units and geographic boundaries to achieve effective outcomes over the long-term.




  • College graduate with degree in Engineering, level 8 or higher.
  • 5-10 years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Sigma Green Belt or higher
  • Project Management (PMP or equivalent) an advantage


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Kaylie O’Brien 021 4809118 or email kaylie.obrien

For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website

Follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our Recruitment Consultants to discuss the latest jobs, our job searching tips & videos!

Firstname (required)

Surname (required)

Your Email (required)

Your phone

Upload CV (required)

Security Code captcha


Contact Consultant

  • Kaylie O'Brien
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • 021 4911064
  • Connect with Kaylie
Request a Call Back

How to Get the Most out of Psychometrics in HR

Caroline Ward speaking at CIPD event 1, Cork, Oct2016
Last Wednesday morning Collins McNicholas in conjunction with the CIPD had the pleasure of co-hosting an event focused on the topical area of Psychometrics in HR. A large crowd gathered at the splendid Maryborough Hotel for a very informative presentation. CIPD Chairperson Margaret Collins began proceedings before introducing Rory Walsh, Regional Manager of CollinsMcNicholas Recruitment […]
read whole article

Budget Basics 2017

Scales with money
Tuesday afternoon, Ministers Noonan and Donohue presented the budget for 2017 to the Dail. It included a number of expected measures, along with some interesting talking points. It’s very easy to get lost in the stats, but what implications does this really have? At a breakfast briefing this morning, hosted by RBK, Ulster bank and […]
read whole article

Job Seekers Guide

Everything you need to know to find a job, including; how to prepare a CV and cover letter, how to prepare for a job interview, how to navigate the modern job market, and much more.
view more