Collins McNicholas

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a permanent position.


The following are the key requirements for the role:



  • Organizes and performs work within areas of responsibility. Measures and manages team performance as required.
  • Participate in cross functional teams and value stream initiatives to meet overall company goals.
  • Represents the organization in customer dealings including customer visits in a professional, positive and commercially aware manner.
  • Ensures that customer expectations are managed and met in all areas of business interaction.
  • Works with Customer Services, Sales, value stream teams to facilitate professional and timely delivery of information relating to quotes, orders, deliveries, complaints and other queries as they arise.
  • Leads Product development, new process development or process improvement projects achieving the required standard in cost management, quality assurance, health and safety assurance, productivity and sales growth.
  • Carries out day to day engineering functions including but not limited to:
    • Process characterisation
    • Production support
    • Validations
    • FMEA
    • Statistical analysis
    • Tooling management and design
    • Equipment purchase, commissioning and installation
  • Upgrade of current, and the development of new equipment and processes including tooling, jigs and fixtures.
  • Validation and development of manufacturing processes including materials and processing technology.
  • Source and manage vendors for the supply of new equipment and processes.
  • Generate and maintain quality documentation, work instructions and CAPA’s in accordance with compliance with relevant standards, ISO 13485, F.D.A, G.M.P. for medical devices, and environmental health and safety.



  • Third level relevant Degree
  • 5+ years’ technical experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Background in Mechanical Engineering would be desirable.
  • Basic Project management skills
  • Structured Problem-Solving techniques
  • Understanding of Lean Principles
  • Ability to drive projects to completion
  • Process validations/FMEA’s and protocols
  • Ability to generate and understanding technical drawing (AutoCAD/Inventor)
  • Understanding of new product introduction process


For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-51227

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