Our Team

Meet your trusted partners

Working together with our clients to achieve more than we could apart.

We believe that consistently exceptional results come from a close bond with our clients: From day-one, we do everything we can to truly understand your company culture and the type of candidate that suits your company or project. We’ll highlight to you not only the positives, but also the areas of either technical or personal concern we may have identified during our initial screening and make sure we’re all agreed, prior to presenting the candidate to you.
Managing Director

Gary Dillon

Managing Director

Gary Dillon

Gary set up Dillon Engineering Services in 2019. He brings 10 yrs. experience building remediation and engineering teams in Ireland and US. His background is in quality engineering, NPI and tech transfer.
Over 15 yrs experience within the pharma, biotech and medical device industry.
Quality engineering experience with an understanding of pharma and medical devices processes, systems and equipment.
Network of 12000+ qualified engineering and scientific resources.
Managed resource projects on pharma and med device client sites from 1- 60 engineers including contracts, onboarding and project deliverables & milestone tracking and reporting.
Worked with Validant (USA), Boston Scientific and Baxter Healthcare.

Managing Partner

Diarmaid Farrell

Managing Partner

Diarmaid Farrell

Diarmaid recently joined as a Partner. A graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway he possesses a proven track record of placing top talent into leading life-science companies across Ireland. Always striving to bring 100% to what he does, his goal as a recruitment professional is to build strong, long-term and mutually beneficial relationships between candidates and clients alike. Having worked in life-science recruitment since 2015 Diarmaid has held positions with prominent companies such as Hays, Team Horizon & Dolmen Engineering. Known for his ‘can-do’ attitude and enthusiasm Diarmaid firmly believes that the right position can change a candidates life while the right hire is invaluable to life science companies in an ever changing and challenging industry. Away from the office he is a keen sports man who plays for his local GAA club and coaches at underage. Furthermore he enjoys taking part in 10k races and half-marathons.

Director & Scientific Lead

Nina Tuite

Director & Scientific Lead

Dr. Nina Tuite

Dr. Nina Tuite graduated from NUIG with a PhD in Microbiology. Nina has led several European Union research projects over the course of her career to date. This work includes authoring the initial project proposal, managing the implementation and deployment of the team and reporting back to the EU in a systematic and  periodic way. Nina has also held a laboratory manager role at NUIG. Nina has a detailed understanding of the laboratory environment, equipment and processes. Nina’s industry experience comes from working with Beckman Coulter as a senior research scientist developing new test methods and processors. Nina is looking forward to helping new clients who are trying to create and develop their laboratory and scientific team within their organisation.
Worked at National University of Ireland, Galway and Beckman Coulter.

Senior Consultant

Eoin McGuinness

Senior Consultant

Eoin McGuinness

Eoin joined Dillon Engineering Services in September 2021 as a senior consultant with over 6-year recruitment experience in Ireland and Australia. He started his career working as a resourcer with Hays in Galway before moving to Melbourne where he continue his career within the electrical trades desk in the busy construction industry having managed over 100 contractors.

Having moved back to Galway, Eoin is now sourcing engineers, design engineers and EHS advisors across the mechanical and electrical industry.

Outside of the office Eoin is a keen golfer and is a member of his local senior hurling team.

Accounts Administrator

Emma Byrne

Accounts Administrator

Emma Byrne

Emma joined Dillon Engineering Services in February 2022 as Accounts Administrator. Emma brings over 16 years’ experience working in accounts/payroll positions. She studied at IT Tallaght and completed Level 5 FETAC in both Manual and Computerised accounts. Emma previously spent several years working for Sage, one of Ireland’s leading accounts & payroll software companies.

Dillon Engineering Services work to support all Biopharma, Medical Device, CRO’s, Semiconductor and Energy companies in Ireland.