Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Reference: LK47240
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Kerry, Limerick
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a Supplier Quality 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:



  • Review and release of drawings and processes to manufacture housing and mechanical components.
  • Supporting the design and process in the use of mechanical components in new projects.
  • Problem solving of design and manufacturing issues reported on new mechanical components.
  • Create / define standards for new mechanical components / work with suppliers to achieve same.
  • Investigate problem mechanical components and resolve issues with suppliers.                   
  • Manage new mechanical component designs from concept to production with suppliers.
  • Review drawing and requirements to ensure they comply with Automotive and Customer standards.         
  • Control design changes and improvements with Suppliers / Update Systems.         
  • Meet suppliers to resolve failures and improve designs.                                                                   
  • Perform FMEA reviews.                                                                                                  
  • Complete supplier visits / audits.                                                                                              
  • Health and safety for self and others.                                                                                                       
  • Any other duties as assigned by your Supervisor / Manager.          



  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (NFQ Level 8).  
  • Significant experience in a mechanical engineering role in the design and development of mechanical components / housings in high volume manufacturing by stamping, machining and assembly. 
  • Experience in assembly by manual and automatic methods with plastic, electronic components and metal components. 
  • Experience of aluminium die casting an advantage. 
  • Experience of component and box build assembly methods and tool design.
  • Familiarity with processes and workmanship standards relating to assembly and machining.
  • Good project management and organisational skills.
  • Good attention to detail is essential.      


For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270

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