McHales’ specialist range of round balers and round & square bale wrappers can be seen working in more than 50 countries across six continents. McHales’ manufacturing facilities are located in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, in Ireland and in Szolnok in Hungary. At both facilities McHale employ the latest in robotic and laser manufacturing systems.

Since our establishment in the mid 1980s McHale has experienced significant growth, which can be attributed to the dedication of the team at McHale and their ability to create cutting edge baling and wrapping solutions in line with worldwide customer needs.

At McHale, we strongly believe in creating an environment which fosters creativity and teamwork where people can fully realise their true potential, allowing individuals to develop cutting edge solutions. We look for ambitious, highly motivated, results focused people who share a passion for achievement. Candidates should have excellent communication and relationship building skills. They should have an appetite for continuous learning and development within a team environment and be good team players. An ability to communicate at all levels is essential.

If you are interested in becoming part of the team, please contact us and copy your CV and relevant information into the submission form.

Click on the link below to find out more information on what a career with McHale holds for you.

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Experienced Agricultural Mechanics
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Title: Experienced Agricultural Mechanics

McHale are seeking to recruit Experienced Agricultural Mechanics with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience.  These are full time permanent roles and the successful candidates will be based full time in our Ballinrobe factory.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Investigate any hydraulic and/or electrical problems should they arise.
  • Identify and highlight defects or quality issues.
  • Responsible for the running and testing of agricultural machinery.
  • Work as part of a busy assembly team.
  • Work with service and R&D engineers carrying out continuous improvements and modifications on machines.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified as an Agricultural Mechanic or a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in similar environment.
  • Have an excellent understanding of mechanical, electrical & hydraulic systems.
  • Knowledge of McHale machinery an advantage.
  • Be able to follow instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to work off own initiative and possess excellent time management skills.

Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to quoting Agricultural Mechanic in the subject line of the email.

Alternatively, phone 094 9520342 for more information.

Sales and Logistic Administrator
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Title: Sales and Logistic Administrator

McHale  Engineering is seeking to recruit a Sales and Logistics Administrator with 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role or with accounts / admin experience gained in a fast-paced high-pressure environment. This is a permanent full-time position based in our Sales and Logistics open plan office in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.

Job responsibilities:

  • Call filtering and dealing with general phone and email enquiries.
  • Assisting and corresponding with Sales Reps and Dealers in several countries on a daily basis.
  • Sales Order Entry, Confirmation and maintenance on multiple systems.
  • Checking Inventory and Creation and maintenance of all load lists and logistical requirements.
  • Booking of Haulage and forwarding for each load and providing relevant booking.
  • Information to the forwarders (Dimensions, weight, serial numbers, Delivery addresses etc.)
  • Negotiating of rates with hauliers and forwarders etc., corresponding with potential new freight providers.
  • Generation of Delivery Notes, Invoices, Customs paperwork, any other relevant Load Documentation etc.
  • Chasing up Bills of Lading and any relevant shipping Documentation from Forwarders.
  • Providing accurate ETA’s and copies of all required documentation to Dealers in good time.
  • Generation of Purchase orders for all freight and checking any freight Invoice queries.
  • Chasing up signed delivery notes and POD’s from hauliers for all loads.
  • General and accurate data entry on multiple systems with keen eye for detail.
  • Dealing with general sales, order and logistics enquiries by telephone and email
  • Sales order, delivery note and Invoice processing
  • Creation and maintenance of load lists and logistical planning
  • Negotiating of rates and booking of multi-model Haulage and forwarding for large high volume product
  • Export documentation processing – EX1, Cert of Origin etc.
  • Knowledge of Export Customs procedures and requirements
  • Provision of all relevant information & documentation to both Forwarders and Distributors in a timely manner
  • Follow through to ensure timely completion of all documentation at each stage of the shipment – Bills of Lading, POD’s etc.
  • Clerical support to extensive Sales team
  • High volume specific data entry on multiple internal computerised systems

Candidate requirements:

  • Self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as on one’s own initiative.

*Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to quoting Sales and Logistic Administrator in the subject line of the email.

Alternatively, phone 094 9520342 for more information

Technical Documentation Engineer
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Title: Technical Documentation Engineer

McHale is currently seeking to recruit a Technical Documentation Engineer on a 1-year fixed term contract based in our Ballinrobe Plant to assist in compiling technical manuals, review and track engineering changes and other associated activities at our Engineering department.

The successful candidate will be required to compile and continually update technical publications, to our style guidelines, as well as co-ordinate and manage the translation and review process, in various languages. They should be capable of explaining complex information in a clear and concise manner and will also be responsible for reviewing and tracking engineering changes on a day-to-day basis

Ideally, the successful candidate will have relevant experience, using publishing software like Adobe FrameMaker or equivalent. They should also be proficient in image capturing, editing and manipulation and show great attention to detail. A good working knowledge of engineering drawings and machinery and experience in 3D Design (CAD) and/or Illustration packages is desirable.

Key Requirements :

  • Three to five years, experience in the design and compilation of technical documentation and image editing.
  • Fully proficient in a publishing software package, like Adobe FrameMaker or equivalent.
  • A good working knowledge of engineering drawings and machinery.
  • Experience in 3D Design (CAD) or illustration packages is desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of English with ability to explain complex tasks in simple steps.
  • Ability to work on his/ her own initiative and be a team player when circumstances dictate.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Logical thinker, with good IT skills and proven track record in project management.
  • Flair for design with excellent attention to detail in every aspect of the job.

Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to quoting Technical Documentation Engineer in the subject line of the email.

Alternatively, phone 094 9520342 for more information.

Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Title: Welders

McHale are seeking to recruit experienced MIG Welders.

Candidates must have previous experience in MIG welding, ideally in a similar environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in a busy welding department within a heavy engineering environment.
  • Produce high volume, high-quality, spatter-free welding.
  • Deliver accurate & professional standard of work.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience of metal inert gas (MIG) welding essential.
  • Qualification in MIG welding would be an advantage.
  • Good command of English.
  • Ability to work off own initiative.
  • Excellent time management skills.

Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to quoting Welder in the subject line of the email.

Alternatively, phone 094 9520342 for more information.


CNC Press Brake Operators
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Title: CNC Press Brake Operators

McHale are seeking to recruit CNC Press Brake Operators.

This position requires commitment & availability to work shifts. The successful candidate will work in a fast-paced, driven team environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team in a busy steel cutting department.
  • Designing & interpreting technical drawings.
  • Operating complex machinery.
  • Forming steel into components.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience operating a CNC (computer numerically controlled) press brake.
  • Ability to interpret drawings.
  • Ability to use measuring equipment & use C&B machines.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Ability to work off own initiative.
  • Possess excellent time management skills.
  • Good command of English.

Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to quoting Press Brake Operator in the subject line of the email.

Alternatively, phone 094 9520342 for more information.

Embedded Software Engineer
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Title: Embedded Software Engineer

McHale is an export driven manufacturer of agricultural baling and wrapping machinery, located in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo which are sold in over 56 countries

Role: Embedded Software Engineer

McHale is looking to recruit an Embedded Software Engineer with 2- 3 years’ experience. To lead in the full software development life cycle i.e. design, develop and maintain C embedded software for control systems on agricultural machinery. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively and independently. The successful candidate must have familiarity with electronic circuitry to the degree necessary to test and debug software functions on target hardware.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement software of embedded devices and systems using C, C++ and C#
  • Analyse, monitor and enhance the efficiency and stability of embedded systems.
  • Proactively review and recommend improvements to existing system designs.
  • Management of software repositories using the ‘Git’ version control system.
  • Participate in design and code review process with software engineers.
  • Collaborate with engineers and service personnel to debug and resolve software issues.
  • Liaise with customers to understand and interpret their needs and address issues.
  • Perform modifications on existing embedded software to add improved functionality.
  • Follow standards and industry best practices to improve system performance and safety including unit testing and compliance with MISRA C guidelines.
  • System testing and debugging using JTAG, Serial Wire Debug (SWD).
  • Create daily documentation of software code changes including state char diagrams.
  • Create technical specification documents for software.
  • Provide technical assistance to other engineers as required.
  • Provide production support when necessary.
  • Interface with electronic hardware design and development teams.
  • Interface with design engineers to plan and develop new products.
  • Attend occasional field test sessions near the factory in Ballinrobe.
  • On rare occasions it may be necessary to travel to a customer site to debug a software issue.
  • Occasional travel to electronic hardware supplier premises for meetings and training.
  • Complete detailed work sheets for each working day.


 Key Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of software design in embedded systems and real-time applications, particularly in embedded C.
  • Experience with hardware/software debugging equipment.
  • Good knowledge of hardware design, micro-controllers and electronics
  • Knowledge of CAN bus systems and communication protocols is an advantage but not essential.

Educational Qualifications:

A level 7 or preferably a level 8 degree in a technical, science or engineering discipline within any of the following areas: software engineering, IT, Computer science, Maths, Electronics, Applied Physics.


All CVs should be submitted to

Please quote Embedded Software Engineer in the subject line of your email.

In addition to our current vacancies McHale are always interested in attracting talent in the areas of design, service, engineering & manufacturing.

Please submit your CV for consideration at any time quoting role of interest in the subject line of your email.

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