Collins McNicholas

Job Purpose:

Responsible for supporting the profitable and sustainable growth of the organisation through the development on new and innovative technologies / solutions.   

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead technical team focused on New Product Development
  • Functions as the technical lead for projects and supports the development of project plans.
  • Manages technical team and influences broader project team’s progress to ensure achievement of all milestones and deliverables;
  • Provides updates to senior management and all stakeholders of progress through frequent communications of findings at regular intervals via reports and meetings
  • Identifies business initiatives: Works with business leaders to identify and prioritize strategic initiatives that support profitable and sustainable growth
  • Owns and participates in design reviews for electronic schematic design, SW/FW architecture and PCB/PCBA development

Manager Requirements:

  • Lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).

Role Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors in Electronics Engineering or similar
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years leading a team


Individual Skillset:

  • Experienced in working through Product Development Life Cycle from concept inception through development, launch and sustaining
  • Knowledge of international standards and regulations in the electronics industry (ISO / CE / FCC)
  • Familiar with the designs, develop, debug and tests electrical circuits and systems by using current tools, analysis techniques, and software technologies.
  • Familiar with designs using PICs and FPGAs and response latency minimization techniques.
  • Understanding of EMI/EMC /ESD mitigations as well as MRI related safety
  • Documents electrical development by writing documents, reports, memos and change requests.
  • Tracks electrical development efforts by creating and maintaining records in the approved tracking management tool.
  • Experience in DFM (design for manufacturing)
  • Experience in DFT (design for test)


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Eloísa Ruiz on 021 4911066 or email

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