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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IT Manager
Location: McHale, Head Office, Ballinrobe Co. Mayo, with some international travel
Title: IT Manager

IT Manager

McHale is an export driven manufacturer of agricultural baling and wrapping machinery, located in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo. McHale products can be seen working in over 55 countries. McHale is seeking to recruit an IT manager to lead the current IT team and enhance their IT function.



  • The IT manager is responsible for proactively leading the IT function
  • The appointee is responsible for the operation, strategic direction and budget for IT across the entire business


Key Responsibilities:

  • Capturing short, medium and long-term IT needs
  • Providing plans/ road map for IT, including investment plans, programme of work and proposals
  • Providing technical guidance in infrastructure, development, business analysis, requirements definition, training, project management and project delivery to the rest of the IT function
  • Review of all current IT systems, infrastructure and security
  • Making IT talent decisions and providing coaching and career development for all IT personnel
  • Responsible for the delivery of IT projects, methodology, processes, systems selection and standards to ensure achievement of targets
  • Accountable for security of all IT systems, infrastructure and data governance including but not limited to GDPR
  • Regular reporting to the business and the IT function of plans and progress of projects
  • Manage relationships with 3rd parties and outsourcing partners
  • Responsible for IT operating and capital budgets
  • Develop, implement and ensure compliance of all relevant IT policies and governance across the company
  • Ensure all systems and infrastructure are within vendor support levels


Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Relevant university degree or equivalent
  • Candidates must be a senior experienced IT professional with a minimum of 10 years relevant IT experience
  • Experienced in successfully delivering enterprise wide systems and infrastructure in particular ERP and Best of Breed solutions
  • Experienced in data security and implemented IT and user policies
  • Proven track record in project management
  • Proven ability to successfully select and implement systems and drive their efficiency
  • Understanding business processes especially in manufacturing and supply chain
  • Experience in leading change management and process changes when implementing systems
  • Experience in working with operations outside of Ireland
  • Experience in managing IT budgets
  • Experience in negotiating and managing 3rd party suppliers



  • Competitive salary
  • A positive & collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly growing international company in a key management role
  • Play a contributing role in the growth of the company
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Access to company health insurance


Interested Candidates should send their CV and cover letter to

  • Please put IT Manager in the subject line of your email.
  • Should you have any questions in relation to the role please contact HR on +353 94 95 20352
North American Market Support
Location: Ballinrobe & North America
Title: North American Market Support

McHale are seeking to recruit for a Market Support position for North America.

We are currently seeking applications from candidates who possess the relevant skills and attributes to fufil the following duties and requirements:

Duties will include:

• Dealer Support
• Product Demonstrations
• Trade Shows
• Network Development

Candidate requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen/Green Card Holder
  • Agricultural Background
  • Engineering Qualification or Experience Desired

Please send your CV to, quoting North American Market Support in the subject line of the email.

Software Developer
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Title: Software Developer

McHale, a leading international manufacturer of specialist agricultural farm machinery, is seeking a Software Developer. McHale is an export driven manufacturer and McHale machines can be seen working in over 50 countries.

The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment and will work with the latest technologies to build cutting edge applications to enhance and support the company’s production, ordering, invoicing and warranty systems across McHale’s locations; in Ballinrobe and Hungary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and implement change requests for existing core web-based applications.
  • Develop and maintain new and existing internal and customer facing web applications for the control and management of production demands and to provide interactive services to customers.
  • Ensure maximum uptime of critical company managed applications

Technical Experience/Skills:

  • Experience in C#, Web API, ASP.NET (Web Pages & MVC)
  • NET Core 2.x
  • Entity Framework Core 2.x
  • Experience in JQuery, HTML, CSS, AJAX, bootstrap
  • SQL Server
  • Excellent understanding of OOP and best software design practices and principles
  • Working knowledge of Git
  • Xamarin experience desirable
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) / Devops exposure or experience desirable.

Personal Attributes:

  • Be highly motivated
  • Be enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Should have an enduring personal interest in technology and computing

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

Should you have any questions in relation to the role please contact McHale on +353 94 95 20352

Human Resources Manager
Location: Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland.
Title: Human Resources Manager

McHale is an export driven manufacturer of agricultural baling and wrapping machinery, located in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo. McHale products can be seen working in over 55 countries, across 6 continents.

McHale is looking to recruit a Human Resources Manager who will have full responsibility for the HR function of McHale Engineering in Ballinrobe & McHale Farm Machinery in Kilmaine.

This includes recruitment, employee relations, compensation & benefits, training & development, performance management, administration, succession planning, retention and ensuring employment law compliance.

Department:  Organisational Development/HR

Reporting to: Managing Director


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the HR function for approx. 300 employees over two sites
  • Participative member of the management team
  • Manage the training & development function including training needs analysis, course design & delivery
  • Manage the recruitment, retention & succession process
  • Coordinate performance management
  • Drive employee engagement
  • Liaise with colleges & coordinate graduate recruitment
  • Champion the people agenda
  • Ensure compliance & best practice on all legislative matters
  • Responsible for coordinating employee communication
  • Coordinate all HR administration
  • Collate HR metrics


Candidate Requirements:

  • Professional & strong leader
  • Outgoing & assertive communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills & ability to multi task
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Innovative, creative & resourceful
  • Commercially aware
  • Ability to relate with both senior management & line employees
  • Strong coaching & mentoring skills
  • Upbeat, positive personality
  • A relationship builder
  • Ability to handle complex situations & facilitate difficult conversations


Previous career experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Human Resources Manager
  • Engineering or Manufacturing industry preferable


Academic qualifications:

  • 3rd level Qualification in Human Resources Management essential
  • CIPD qualification preferred
  • Recent Diploma in Employment Law
  • Train the Trainer & Industrial relations qualifications would be advantageous



  • Legally permitted to work in Ireland
  • Prepared to commit to role on a long-term basis


Other important information:

  • Monday to Friday work schedule
  • Own transport essential



  • Competitive salary, which is dependent on experience of Candidate
  • Access to VHI Company Plan for Candidate, Spouse & children
  • Access to Company pension scheme with company contribution
  • Life cover & serious accident cover


* Interested candidates, should forward their CV and cover letter to *

Please put Human Resource Manager in the subject line of your email.

Should you have any questions in relation to the role please contact Paul McHale on +353 87 9975 711.