Manufacturing Engineer


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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown

Manufacturing Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-12065


A permanent full-time vacancy has arisen for the role of Manufacturing Engineer reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager This position will be based in Galway.


  • Eliminate dangerous occurrences in manufacturing and achieve world class premier performances in safety.
  • Lead cost reduction initiatives within the plant to improve the competitiveness of the transport business.
  • Map out future engineering value-adding developments and initiatives using lean methodologies that will sustain, promote and advance the competitive edge of our processes/ products in a global market.
  • Provide engineering leadership/ support for the manufacture of Trailer & Truck products to world-class standards ensuring that products are built in the safest and most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Co-ordinate and accelerate the implementation of new engineering changes – both product and process – into the plant and implement technology advances into the manufacturing processes for existing products, including identifying Automation potential within the value streams.
  • Interface / engage with supply management, production, quality, supply chain and the design engineering teams to ensure that the manufacturing engineering function is supporting the development of new and world class products.
  • Be proficient in Design for manufacturing, PFMEA, Rapid proto-typing, 3P, Pro-E, Process simulation Line balancing and project management.
  • Be proficient in problem solving using the 9 Step Problem Solving A3 technique to resolve daily Tasks and Quality issues.
  • Have a proven track record in driving continuous improvement and a passion for new technologies / automation / process control.
  • Act as a resource, providing timely long term engineering solutions, while soliciting the ideas of others and using all available resources in the process.
  • Release the hidden talent of manufacturing employees through engagement and the delegation of ownership

Qualifications and Key Competencies:

  • At a minimum, an honors degree in engineering is required
  • 5 years’ experience working in an Engineering environment.
  • Accomplished project leader/ manager. Skill set in business case development and selling same.
  • Change Implementer – Can-Do attitude. Executes strategic change. Lean mindset. Identifies and eliminates waste / muda.
  • Critically prepares and evaluates information to generate innovative solutions. Builds best in class processes.
  • Relationship builder – Builds relationships within & outside own workgroup. Engages Stakeholders. Establishes Trust and cross functional engagement.
  • Builds project portfolios – Executes projects in series and at speed. Builds strong effective teams for project execution. Ensures efficient and effective execution.
  • Self-motivated – Self driven, Takes total ownership
  • Communication – builds cross functional awareness, clearly communicates project team expectations.
  • Good influencing / negotiation / conflict resolution skills


For further information on this role please contact Tommy McKeown on 086 0100903  /

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Tommy McKeown


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Manufacturing Engineer

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown
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