Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

  • Moderation of workshops to introduce and implement the P-FMEA methodology in the local organisation and where needed in an international environment.
  • Co-operation in the coordination between D & P-FMEA.
  • International responsibility and further development of the P-FMEA.
  • Presentation of the P-FMEA Methodology to the customer in projects
  • Moderation of the update of the P-FMEA.
  • Health and Safety of self and others.
  • Any other duties as assigned by your Supervisor / Manager.


Process Support:

  • Development of the FMEA methodology and management/administration of P-FMEA Software tool.
  • Regular communication with mentors in other entities within the global organisation.
  • Participation and coordination of the PFMEA methodology and requirements within the organisation.



  • Operational project tasks/Software handling.
  • Leadership and coordination of FMEA Team.
  • Creation of FMEA modules.
  • Participation within the team responsible for maintaining of a PFMEA platform across to global organisation.


Role Requirements:


  • Degree in Mechanical or Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline (NFQ Level 8).
  • Post Graduate on FMEA methodology an advantage.
  • Qualification in quality assurance an advantage.



  • Minimum of 2 years FMEA Methodology, moderator and presenting experience.
  • Several years’ experience in the production/planning/quality assurance of automotive suppliers industry.
  • Dealing with international teams an advantage.



  • Established knowledge of P FMEA methodology (AIAG, VDA) and preventive QS methods.
  • Qualified FMEA moderator an advantage.
  • Excellent English, willingness to travel and multi-cultural tasks.


Personality Requirements:

  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work on own initiative, to lead a team and to work as part of a team.
  • Strong leadership qualities with the ability to coordinate & mentor the cross-functional P-FMEA teams both nationally & internationally.
  • Excellent communication skills with abilities to persuade others.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Highly organised individual.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer O’ Callaghan on 021 4911061 or email

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