Technical & Engineering JobsManufacturing Engineer

  • SJ50423
  • Permanent
  • Sligo

Collins McNicholas


  • Support Project teams to ensure effective execution of project/product implementation.
  • Maintain close collaboration with the Engineering Group when:
    • Identifying and implementing improvement opportunities
    • Providing prompt resolution to on-going efficiency detractors
    • New equipment is being introduced for new & existing processes
  • Support the Installation Qualification of new equipment.
  • Troubleshoot systems and processes, providing operationally effective robust solutions and improvements.
  • Drive innovation and cost effectiveness through strong problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement and process optimization throughout all manufacturing areas, instigating changes to improve work environment and systems, continuously seeking ways to reduce costs.
  • Advocate and influence improvements, passionately driving process excellence and continually striving for ‘Breakthrough Improvement’ in all projects.
  • Assist with identification of improvement initiatives throughout the business, and provide leadership for associated projects.
  • Influence senior management decisions to implement optimum solutions.


  • 3rd level Engineering Degree. (Process, Mechanical, Mechatronics preferred)
  • 3-4 Years Relevant Engineering Experience in a manufacturing environment including project management skills.
  • Must possess a sound knowledge and understanding of the mechanical functionality of equipment, as well as electro-pneumatic principles.
  • Experience in designing Jigs, Fixtures, Tooling. (Proficient in SolidWorks/Solid Edge)
  • Knowledge of Lean Principles and execution of same beneficial
  • Proven track record in a similar role.
  • Experience of the introduction of new plant/cost reduction initiatives within manufacturing environments.
  • Good understanding and experience of current manufacturing technologies and methodologies used in general assembly manufacturing.
  • Experience of problem solving techniques.
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 / ISO 13485 beneficial.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to lead and develop individuals and teams.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, self-motivated.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mark Whelan.


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