Engineering Manager

  • Force Recruitment & Outsourcing
  • Westmeath, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 02/05/2024
Permanent Engineering Manufacturing

Job Description

Engineering Manager

My client, an established manufacturing specialist in Westmeath, is recruiting for an experienced Engineering Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

As a key member of the Plant Management Team, the Engineering Manager will play a pivotal role in providing leadership and support across various engineering domains including Process and Project Engineering, Maintenance, Tooling, and Automation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide authoritative engineering and technical guidance on product and process-related matters.
  • Lead, supervise, and nurture a diverse cross-functional engineering team dedicated to supporting production.
  • Strategically prioritize, plan, and schedule all engineering activities, fostering a proactive culture within the team.
  • Implement robust systems aimed at enhancing the reliability and repeatability of manufacturing processes.
  • Utilize data-driven insights to identify areas for improvement and spearhead initiatives to drive continuous enhancement in process performance.
  • Establish and uphold an engineering and maintenance management framework aligned with best practices to realize organizational objectives.
  • Offer substantial support for New Production Introduction (NPI) programs, ensuring seamless integration of new processes and technologies.


  • Educational Background: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or similar
  • Certification in Project Management is an advantage.
  • Experience: A minimum of 4-5 years of progressive experience in relevant fields, particularly with process optimization and expansion projects.
  • Proven track record of effective communication, leadership, and organizational prowess.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently, with a collaborative mindset and strong problem-solving acumen.

KEY Competencies

Engineering, Leadership, Project Management, Manufacturing