Engineering Manager (Mechanical)

March 1, 2024
Reference key: ES10959_2
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Kerry

Engineering Manager (Mechanical) required by market-leading multinational in County Kerry. This is a key role within the organisation. 

As Engineering Manager you will manage 2 product groups, build the technical roadmap of a new product & manage New Product Development. You will manage an existing team & grow a new product team.

To be successful in this role you require excellent interpersonal skills as you will engage & influence internal & external stakeholders. 


  • Degree (Level 8) or higher in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical, etc.) 
  • At least of 5 years of previous experience in a leadership role in mechanical design 
  • Strong Mechanical design experience ideally with heavy industrial machinery manufacturing
  • Strong leadership skill required to challenge the status quo and adapt new technologies and techniques
  • Strong Project management experience
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally as required


  • Build technical roadmap for a new product
  • Lead & manage New Product Development for this group
  • Build a team of design engineers for the new product
  • Coordinate the development and improvement of component design with respect to appearance, cost, reliability, functionality and durability
  • Manage an existing product including an existing team
  • Visit client sites occasionally