Collins McNicholas

Our client, a leading medical device company in Sligo, is looking to hire a Project Engineer.


  • Coordinate or provide support on projects for the introduction of new products and processes from design concept to final approval based on customer/company requirements within required timeframes.
  • Work in close cooperation with other departments to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and fully compliant with internal quality systems.
  • Support the introduction of new equipment including generating documentation, overseeing installation, testing and qualification activities.
  • Design/sourcing of jigs and fixturing for part measurement or manufacturing processes.
  • Support Design for Manufacturing activities and early supplier engagement with customers.
  • Sourcing of materials or components, liaising with vendors and recommendation of optimum supplier.
  • Work in close cooperation with other departments and provide leadership of cross-functional teams to deliver on set objectives. Position will also be responsible for developing project plans, tracking and communicating on same.
  • Provide support to manufacturing in areas of trouble-shooting, training, increased efficiency, cost reduction, EHS.
  • Identify and drive opportunities for improvements to systems and processes.
  • Quality – support qualification of new products/processes and ensure compliance to quality standards through execution of protocols.
  • Safety/Risk Assessments: position will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance of products /processes and supporting both conducting and timely closeout of risk assessments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Third level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or a related technical discipline required.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role experience or a related industry.
  • Strong skills in some or all of the following areas: Project Management, New product introduction, Product/Process Design & Development, Tooling Engineering and Validation.
  • Experience in the Medical Device Manufacturing industry would be a distinct advantage

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

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