Extrusion Process Engineer

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Unleash your potential as an Extrusion Process Engineer in Donegal! Join us in optimizing and revolutionizing our extrusion processes to make a remarkable impact. Reporting to the Production Manager, you will troubleshoot materials, processes, and tooling issues while leading process optimization and continuous improvement activities. Your research on cutting-edge technologies will enhance product quality, reduce costs, and increase production capacity. Engage in cross-functional projects, root cause investigations, and drive innovation.


  • Degree in relevant engineering subject (mechanical, chemical, plastics)
  • Must have process engineering experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Strong teamworking and autonomous abilities
  • Proficient in computer databases, DOE, and statistical analysis

Desirable Experience:

  • Prior experience in plastics, particularly extrusion
  • Polymer extrusion experience highly valued


  • Health insurance contribution
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Annual leave: Starts at 20 days, increases to 25 days with service

Additional Information:

  • On-site position; remote work not available
  • Proficiency in English is a must

Join us in Donegal, where innovation and growth converge! Make a remarkable impact as an Extrusion Process Engineer, optimizing our processes for success. Troubleshoot, lead improvements, and research technologies that enhance product quality, reduce costs, and increase capacity. Engage in cross-functional projects, investigate root causes, and drive innovation. With a relevant degree and process engineering experience, your problem-solving and communication skills will shine. Prior plastics and extrusion experience is valued. Enjoy benefits like health insurance, annual bonuses, and a pension scheme. Embrace continuous learning with tuition reimbursement. Your dedication will be rewarded with life assurance, income protection, and increasing annual leave. This on-site position offers a collaborative environment where proficiency in English is essential.

Note: We welcome candidates with qualifications and experience, as well as those who show a passion for learning and excelling in extrusion process engineering

Location: Donegal

Salary: Negotiable

Job Ref: 9053BF

To apply send your CV jobs@peoplegroup.ie, through our website www.peoplegroup.ie

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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