Workshop Technician – R&D


McHale are looking to expand their Research & Development Team to assist with new product developments. As the McHale product range continues to expand, and with many technological advancements planned for new and existing products, we are looking for a R&D Workshop Technician to join the Research & Development Department.


  • Prototyping and field testing of new products and upgraded functionality on existing products.
  • Manufacturing of prototype machines and assemblies.
  • Design and operation of fatigue failure and other similar test rigs.
  • Assist with NPI (New Product Introduction) on the production floor.
  • Occasional travel to inspect or upgrade customer machines.



  • Excellent attention to detail and a desire for perfection is crucial.
  • A proven ability to innovate and self-motivate.
  • A critical thinking and analytical mindset are required.
  • Personal interest in technology and or experience in the industry required.
  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of agricultural machinery or off highway vehicles.
  • An operator/customer focused vision.



  • Competitive salary.
  • Company subsidized Healthcare Insurance for employee and family.
  • Company Pension scheme available.
  • A positive and collaborative working environment in a fast-paced and growing company.
  • In-house training and mentoring by experienced R&D Engineers.
  • A modern R&D facility with state of the art technologies and systems to support your work.
  • Flexible and diverse working environment, where critical thinking is encouraged.
  • A continuous learning and development working culture.
  • Opportunity for travel.
  • Subsidized canteen.


All CV’s should be submitted to [email protected]. Please quote “R&D Workshop Technician” 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 |