Engineering Change Leader


McHale is currently recruiting for an R&D Engineering Change Leader. This is a permanent position, reporting to R&D Manager.


  • Effectively manage and oversee all Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) from the R&D Department.
  • Review all ECOs at the design stage and liaise with R&D Engineers to optimize the content before release to manufacturing.
  • Co-ordination and planning of larger ECOs before production implementation.
  • Ensuring all design work follows the recommended R&D workflows and engineering guidelines.
  • Review and sign-off on technical drawings before release to manufacturing.
  • Ongoing improvements and refinement of the Design ECO process.
  • Create and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Design ECO process.
  • Proof reading and technical verification of customer facing documentation before release.



  • Strong Engineering or Manufacturing background is essential.
  • Degree level qualification in Engineering or Manufacturing preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience with ECO/PLM systems is beneficial.
  • Excellent literary skills are essential.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage workload.
  • Ability to work with staff at differing levels. A strong team player.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Advanced computer and data collection system literacy.



  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Learning, development, and career progression opportunities.
  • Company subsidized Healthcare Insurance for employee and family.
  • A positive and collaborative working environment in a fast-paced and growing company.
  • A modern R&D facility with state-of-the-art technologies and systems to support your work.
  • Company pension scheme available.
  • Subsidized canteen & onsite parking.


All CV’s should be submitted to [email protected]. Please quote “R&D Engineering Change Leader” in the subject line of the 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 20396 |