Product Engineer (12 Month FTC)

An opportunity exists for a full-time product engineer to join our state-of-the-art plant in Clara, Co Offaly.

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging Clara is seeking to fulfill a product engineering role in one of their busiest and most dynamic departments. Product engineering sits within the R&D department and is the heartbeat of our Clara facility, tying together many of the other functions that are critical to the delivery of our end product. The successful candidate will have a variety of responsibilities including the origination and authoring of specifications and artworks for a vast portfolio of medical industry customers. Exposure to the converting equipment, bespoke tooling and processes involved will provide a stimulating and challenging environment for a candidate that wants action packed and fast paced days. Full training will be provided, and there is great opportunity to grow within the role, expanding the project scope and project types.

In this role, you are responsible for:

  • Liaising with customers and colleagues while developing new products.
  • Revising and developing current specifications as required.
  • Developing and procuring of tooling.
  • Supporting the quality, planning, sales, production and customer service departments.
  • Participating in CTO & lean initiative projects.


  • Third level education or equivalent work experience
  • Background/familiarity with CAD
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong computer literacy, comfortable learning new systems
  • Good analytical skills and an attention to detail
  • Motivated individual with initiative and eagerness to learn


  • Prior knowledge of ERP systems is beneficial
  • Previous exposure to high volume manufacturing is beneficial

Application Process:

Please e-mail your CV to together with a cover letter demonstrating how you meet each of the essential criteria and if possible desirable criteria above.

Closing date for CV’s and cover letters of application is Friday, 28th January 2021.