Established in 1990, Killarney Precision Engineering Limited trades as O’Carroll Engineering, Laser Tube Ireland and Signature Stairs. The company has grown from a two-employee business to employing over 130 qualified and skilled staff working in a 7,500 m2 modern manufacturing facility. The Company has achieved ISO certification, CE Marking and is continually implementing Lean manufacturing processes.

As innovative industry leaders, achieving the highest standards of quality is at the forefront of everything we do. To do this we recruit the best-in-class and invest in our colleagues promoting training and development in a modern work environment.

We have a broad variety of roles across a number of departments such as;

• Steel detailing, programming
• Cutting, fabrication, welding
• Finishing, transport, assembly
• Estimating, marketing, sales
• Administration, purchasing
• Site survey, site installation
• In-house maintenance
• Human resources
• Apprenticeships

O’Carroll Engineering is recognised as a leading local employer in vibrant and scenic Killarney Co. Kerry. If this sounds like an organisation which you would like to join please review the job vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you.

Current Vacancies

Research & Development Manager (Structural Engineering)

• Take the lead on research, development and commercialisation of new products for O’Carroll Engineering
• Active involvement in the transitioning of new products from pilot to manufacturing stages
• Involvement in the design and structural analysis of new projects for O’Carroll Engineering, Signature Stairs, sister companies and sub-contractors as required
• Research and present suitable new products and markets
• Research and development to ensure constant innovation within and development of the business and its products and services
• Partner with marketing and finance departments to develop strategic R&D objectives relevant to market conditions
• Prepare, generate and analyse data for structural analysis & detail
• Assess structural materials to ensure high standards of quality
• Act as specialist designer in accordance with the Building Control (Amended) Regulations, 2014 and certify accordingly
• Prepare all project related design and correspondence in conjunction with your colleagues • Liaise with clients and consultants, manage project and ensure the highest level of customer care and service
• Achieve R&D targets & Key Performance Indicators
• Guarantee best value in all endeavours

This list serves as an overview of the role and responsibilities and is not exhaustive

• Degree or similar qualification in Structural Engineering
• Ten years’ experience in similar research and development role
• Proficient in Finite element design programmes – Robot, Ansys etc.
• Familiarity with Euro and BS design codes
• Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office
• Proven to be motivated and organised with excellent communication skills
• Fluency in spoken, written and technical English
• Willingness to be adaptable and grow with the role, and the organisation
• Knowledge and experience of working to CE Marking would be a distinct advantage
• Experience in working to ISO9001, EN1090 and Lean Manufacturing would be beneficial

The successful candidate will work with a multi-discipline team and will report directly to the Managing Director. This challenging role offers a competitive salary and commitment to professional development and training.

This Job Specification is not exhaustive and is subject to change in line with business and operational requirements.

Applications by way of CV to

Field Sales Representative

Main Duties:
• Drive targeted sales in O’Carroll Engineering and Signature Stairs products in commercial architectural metalwork and industrial access systems.
• Generate leads across a range of customer types, e.g. architects, developers, contractors, manufacturers and construction management companies
• Achieve sales levels as set by senior management
• Act as the ambassador in the field for O’Carroll Engineering and Signature Stairs, building market awareness of our band and knowledge of our areas of expertise.
• Build and maintain professional customer relationships
• Submission of work/ journey plans, objectives, KPIs, sales pipeline reports and updated CRM system.

• Successfully sold into architects, developers, contractors, manufacturers and construction management companies
• Field sales experience in high-end luxury products, ideally in a similar industry
• Verifiable history and proven successful track record in field sales and ability to work under your own initiative
• Knowledge of construction materials and methods would be beneficial
• Relevant qualification / experience in Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Business or similar field
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Fluency in the English language
• Full clean Driving Licence
• Must be willing to travel anywhere within Ireland

The successful candidate will work closely with, and report to, the Sales and Marketing Manager.
Head Office is located in Killarney, Co. Kerry however, this role will be based in Dublin and will require significant time spent travelling throughout Ireland. This is a full time role and will be offered on a permanent basis subject to the successful completion of a probation period.

To apply, forward a current CV and cover letter to closing date for applications is Friday 27th July, 2018.

Resumes to:

Please reference the position you wish to apply for in the email title