McHale is seeking to recruit an Electronic Technician to participate in the on-going development; design, testing and repairing of electronic control systems used on the McHale range of agricultural machinery. This is a permanent full-time position based within our R&D facility in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing and testing of electronic hardware for McHale products.
  • Diagnose and repair of faults in electronic hardware returned under warranty from customers.
  • Communicate with customers and service personnel to debug and address electronic issues in the field.
  • Ongoing updates of documentation and repair logs.
  • Proactively review and recommend improvements to existing electronic system designs.
  • Liaise with electronic suppliers to implement ongoing hardware improvements.
  • Lab and field testing of complete McHale product electronic control systems.
  • Liaise with electronic and mechanical design engineers to create technical electronic specifications for new products.
  • Build prototype wiring harnesses to facilitate machine testing.
  • Field testing near the factory in Ballinrobe will be a part of the role during summer months.
  • Provide technical assistance to mechanical design engineers as required.
  • Provide production support as necessary – assisting with fault finding and repair.
  • On occasions it may be necessary to travel to a customer site to diagnose an electronic issue.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of 12-volt electronic systems.
  • Knowledge of CAN Bus systems is an advantage but not essential.
  • An innovative mind-set with a self-motivated drive for perfection.
  • Experience with agricultural machinery is an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills.
  • Full Clean Driving Licence


Candidate Qualifications:

Minimum Level 7 in any related discipline and 2/3 years related experience.

Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to jobs@mchale.net quoting Electronic Technician in the subject line of the email.

Should you have any questions in relation to the role please contact Padraic Murphy on +353 94 95 20342