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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Assembly Fitter
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Title: Assembly Fitters

McHale is an export driven manufacturer of agricultural grassline machinery, located in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo. McHale products can be seen working in 55 countries.

McHale are looking to recruit Assembly Fitters for the Assembly Department.  The successful candidate will work in a fast-paced, driven team environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a team in a well organised Assembly Department.
  • Unloading parts from conveyors & organising parts for assembly.
  • Assembling McHale products using specialised equipment.
  • Identify any quality issues.
  • Continuous improvement of standards in their workstation.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth workflow.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Mechanical background preferable.
  • Have the ability to read and follow instructions and operating procedures.
  • Ability to work off your own initiative.
  • Must be familiar with using mechanical tools.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Good command of spoken English.

Benefits:

  • Good pay based on experience.
  • On the job training.
  • Good career progression opportunities.
  • Access to the company pension & healthcare schemes.
  • Well laid out workstation with all parts delivered before the start of the shift.
  • Subsidised canteen & onsite parking.

Interested candidates, please submit CV and cover letter to jobs@mchale.net quoting Assembly Fitters in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, phone 09495 20352 for more information.

 
ICT Junior Application Developer
Location: McHale, Head Office, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Title: ICT Junior Application Developer

Company Description

McHale is a family run business, which was established by brothers Padraic and Martin McHale. Over the last 30 years it has grown into an international company. It has developed a range of specialist farm machinery focusing on balers and bale wrappers for the production of round and square baled silage, and round bales of hay and straw. Over 90% of McHale machines produced are destined for the export market. McHale balers and bale wrappers can be seen working in over 55 countries around the world. McHale have two large manufacturing locations, one based in Ballinrobe Co. Mayo and one in Hungary as well as retail and service arm for its customers. McHale is a rapidly growing business and is actively developing ICT systems in support of its business strategy.

 

 

McHale currently have an internal IT team based in Ballinrobe with support analysts in Hungary. The company are now recruiting a Junior Application Developer to join the IT team and to work closely with the Head of Application Development. The company has ambitious growth plans with ICT as a core of business change and represents a tremendous personal growth opportunity for the right professional.

 

Role Profile

The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic IT 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, manufacturing execution, invoicing and warranty systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  1.  Develop and maintain new and existing internal and customer-facing applications for the management of production demands and to provide interactive services to customers
  2. Ensure maximum uptime of critical company managed applications
  3. Adhere to ITIL best practices for incident, change, release, and project and knowledge management of core applications.
  4. Regular reporting to the business and the IT function of plans and progress of projects.
  5. Work with senior developers on the team.
  6. Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  7. Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.

 

Person Specification

Educational Requirements

  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Certification in relevant Microsoft technologies preferred.

 

Essential skills

  • 2-3 years IT Applications Development experience
  • Experience in C#, Web API, ASP.NET (Web Pages & MVC), Razor Pages
  • NET Core 2.x +, Entity Framework Core 2.x
  • Experience in JQuery, HTML, CSS, AJAX, bootstrap or others
  • SQL Server or similar knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Git
  • CI/CD / Devops exposure or experience desirable
  • Fluent English is essential

 

Personal Attributes

  • Be highly motivated with a passion for driving improvements
  • Be enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Should have an enduring personal interest in technology and computing

 

Rewards

  • Competitive salary
  • A positive & collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly growing international company in a key 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 HR: jobs@mchale.net 

Please put ICT Junior Application Developer in the subject line of your email.

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

 
Dealer Support Technician
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Title: Dealer Support Technician

A position is available within the Service Department for a Dealer Support Technician.

The role will concentrate on responsive and effective technical support to our global Importer, Dealer and Customer networks.

  • Technical and practical knowledge, with a deep understanding of hydraulics and electrics are essential.
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of equipment within the agricultural or construction sector including a third level qualification in Engineering is advantageous.

The candidate:

  • Will be working as part of a team to provide efficient and effective technical support.
  • Needs to be highly self-motivated with good enthusiasm for agricultural machinery.

An excellent remuneration package is available for the right candidate.

* Interested candidates, please submit CV to jobs@mchale.net *

Please quote “Dealer Support Technician” in the subject line of your email.

 
Financial Accountant
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Title: Financial Accountant

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 a Financial Accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of timely monthly management accounts for the group including preparation of month end reports, reconciliations, and classifications of accounts.
  • Ensuring comprehensive month end files are prepared to support all balances held at the reporting date including detailed schedules for accruals, provisions and prepayments.
  • Closing month end ledgers on the MRP system.
  • Manage the annual external statutory audit and preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual Revenue Returns.
  • Overview of accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Qualified ACA accountant with 5+ years post-qualified experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment beneficial but not essential.

Rewards:

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Access to company health insurance

Interested Candidates should send their CV and cover letter to jobs@mchale.net

Please put Financial Accountant 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

 
Electronic Technician
Location: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Title: Electronic Technician

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 facility in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing and testing of wiring harnesses and 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.
  • Lab testing of complete McHale product electronic control systems.
  • Liaise with electronic and mechanical design engineers to create technical electronic specifications for various products and equipment
  • Build prototype wiring harnesses to facilitate machine testing.
  • Provide technical assistance to mechanical design engineers as required.
  • Responsible for ongoing production support – fault finding and on the spot repair of electronic equipment to keep the production line running.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of 12-volt electronic systems.
  • Must be capable of carrying out tasks with high levels of attention to detail.
  • An innovative mind-set with a self-motivated drive for perfection.
  • Experience with agricultural machinery is an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills.


Candidate Qualifications:

  • Leaving cert.
  • Extra qualifications beneficial but not necessary.
  • Experience in similar roles very advantageous.

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 McHale on +353 94 95 20352

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

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.

Due to continued success and growth, we are recruiting MIG Welders to join our team. Candidates should have experience in MIG welding or a willingness to be trained in this discipline.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in a well organised welding environment.
  • Produce a scheduled daily number of assemblies using the rust-free steel supplied.
  • Use of the latest pulse welding technology, which improves the welding quality, while reducing splatter and cleaning.
  • Use production jigs for the easy 360-degree rotation & production of components.
  • Use lifting gear and stillages provided for easy movement of material.
  • Record all weld assemblies produced.
  • Follow documented welding procedures.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience of MIG welding desired or a willingness to be trained in this discipline.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good command of spoken English.
  • Ability to work off your own initiative.
  • Knowledge of robotic welding is an advantage but not essential, training can be provided.


Benefits

  • Air fed welding shields, delivering filtered air at all times.
  • Shields with 3M Speedglas for the quickest light adjustment and best eye protection.
  • Production jigs and lifting equipment to make work easier.
  • User friendly work scheduling system.
  • Well laid out work area with all parts delivered before the start of shift.
  • Good pay based on experience.
  • On the job training.
  • Good career progression opportunities.
  • Access to the company pension scheme.
  • Access to the company healthcare insurance.
  • Subsidised Canteen.
  • Onsite parking.

 

Interested candidates, please submit CV and covering letter to jobs@mchale.net quoting Welder in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, phone 094 9520352 for more information.

 
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

 

Availability:

  • 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

 

Package:

  • 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 paulmchale@mchale.net ***

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.

 

 
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 55countries

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.
  • Issue tracking and project management using ‘JIRA’ software.
  • 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.
  • Attend machinery trade shows and software test events.
  • 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 jobs@mchale.net

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.

McHale, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland | T: 094 95 20352 | www.mchale.net