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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and testing of electronic hardware for new McHale products.
  • Re-design of existing electronic hardware to add new functionality and improve reliability.
  • Follow standards and industry best practices to improve system performance and safety.
  • Lab and field testing of complete McHale product electronic systems.
  • Liaise with product managers and mechanical design engineers to create a detailed electronic specification for new products.
  • Create detailed software specification documents for the software engineers to work from.
  • Lab and field testing of prototype software on McHale products.
  • Create software test reports, with detailed descriptions on how to replicate any bugs found.
  • Participate in the design and code review process with software engineers.
  • Create detailed wiring harness drawings for manufacturers.
  • Build prototype wiring harnesses to facilitate initial machine testing.
  • Liaise with purchasing department and suppliers in the early stages of development to optimise manufacturing efficiency, quality and costs of electronic components.
  • Field testing near the factory in Ballinrobe will be a large part of the role during summer months.
  • Proactively review and recommend improvements to existing electronic system designs.
  • Communicate with customers and service personnel to debug and address electronic issues in the field.
  • Provide technical assistance to mechanical design engineers as required.
  • Provide production support when necessary.
  • On occasions it may be necessary to travel to a customer site to diagnose an electronic issue.
  • Occasional travel to electronic hardware supplier premises for meetings and training.

*Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to* quoting Electronic Design Engineer in the subject line of the email.

Alternatively, phone 094520342 for more information.


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