Collins McNicholas


Provides daily support of products, processes, materials, and equipment in order to achieve production goals.


  • Analyse process, product, material or equipment specifications and performance requirements within the Sterilisation facility.
  • Under broad supervision/guidance compile and analyse operational, test and experimental data to establish performance standards for newly implemented or modified products/processes.
  • Summarise, analyse and draw conclusions from test results leading to effective technical resolution.
  • Troubleshoot new products/process working closely with product development.
  • Continually seek to drive / improvements in process design, layout and operational performance of both the Sterilisation and Packaging operations.
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge and application of validation techniques and associated regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluate in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects.
  • Give technical guidance to Associate Engineers and Technicians.
  • Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems.


  • Degree (Level 8) qualified, ideally in a Materials/Engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years work experience.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the set-up, maintenance and troubleshooting of Ethylene Oxide sterilisation systems and cycle validations is a must.
  • Excellent technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative
  • Proven ability to work well both as part of a team but also able to work on own with minimum supervision.
  • Industry experience in combined Ethylene Oxide sterilisation and medical device packaging technologies a distinct advantage.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Stephen Kelly on 091706714.

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