Collins McNicholas

Our client, a leading manufacturing company in Letterkenny, is looking to hire an Extrusion Process Engineer.


  • Designing and installation of new equipment.
  • New product launch activities.
  • Researching available technologies with the objective of improving product quality, reducing cost and/or increasing capacity.
  • Participating in cross-functional projects with Manufacturing, Sales, R&D, Safety and Quality teams including statistical analysis, customer support and technology transfer.
  • Leading/participating in root cause investigation of customer complaints, and quality audit findings.


  • Degree in Engineering or Science (Materials, Chemistry, Mechanical, Polymer)
  • Prior experience in plastics, (Polymer extrusion/ Injection/ Blow moulding)
  • Knowledge of material testing methods, e.g. Tensile, DSC, DMTA, FTIR
  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving & communication skills; Team and autonomous working abilities
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects
  • High degree of proficiency with computer databases, DOE and statistical analysis (Six Sigma experience highly desirable)
  • Experience in Continuous improvement, Kaizen, SPC, and TPM  

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

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