Collins McNicholas

Process Engineer / Project Engineer – Mayo

We are currently hiring a process engineering in the medical device manufcaturing sector in Mayo. The role will primarily entail responsibilities around the following areas: 

Troubleshooting: Daily support of production equipment in a highly automated, high volume environment. Ownership of specific KPIs related to OEE for designated processes.

Engineering Studies/DOE’s: Development and execution on new processes/equipment to establish process windows. Define parameters necessary to achieve the optimum process performance. Design, execute and document engineering trials.

Mechanical Design: Responsible for concept development and supervision of mechanical machine design for new production equipment or upgrading/modification of existing equipment.

Continuous Improvement: Experienced in use of DMAIC improvement process. Good understanding of process capability (cpk, ppk) and control chart techniques.

Project Lead: Developing project map, detailing, coordinating and communicating all activities to ensure project implementation within budget and deadline.

QA Services: Involvement in process qualification and protocol work. Leading and executing of PFMEAs

Safety Review: Review mechanical design and installation for compliance to current safety standards and legislation.

General: Accomplished in writing technical reportsFamiliar and experienced with common fault finding techniques.



Primary Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Ideally 5 years previous Project/Process Engineering Experience

Good understanding of PLC systems e.g. Allen Bradley

Experience with vision systems and robotics to an advanced level is preferred

2/3D CAD skills, SolidWorks preferred

Project Management training

Use of Lean Manufacturing principles (SMED and DMAIC techniques).



For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson on 0719140251 or email

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