Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds

Design Engineer

Job ID: JOB-11549

Design Engineer

My manufacturing client in South County Galway are recruiting for a Design Engineer to join their Product Design team to support strategic needs through new product development activities (both NPD and Next Gen products). You’ll be working on a team of three other engineers and report into the Engineering manager.

There is a great degree of autonomy in this position; you will be responsible for the engineering of the company’s product, planning, coordinating and executing engineering tasks associated within a stage gated product development process including scoping, concept generation, design and prototyping, product validation and process qualification activities.

You will be dealing directly with clients to ascertain needs and work with costing, market release and supplier support in addition to your technical responsibilities.


  • Liaising with customers regarding technical aspects of the development of specifications for new products as well as supporting the review of customer inquiries for technical merit and feasibility
  • Assist in the development of project plans and proposals: Establish engineering activities involved and associated schedule of work
  • Work with a cross-functional group including engineers, manufacturing, sales, purchasing and product management personnel to carry out project requirements in line with new product development processes and systems
  • Design of new and improved product for manufacturability and performance to customer requirements
  • Assist in compliance evaluation and documentation of technical files in regulatory issues
  • Promote opportunities for improvement in product design, cost down, VA-VE, and quality areas
  • Development of technical design documentation from product drawings, schematics, FMEAs, and product specifications
  • Creation of test qualification plans and product verification requirements alongside specification compliance matrices
  • Building, and testing of product prototypes and reporting and documenting of engineering R&D activities
  • Use of company supplier design and operational tools such as CAD and ERP systems
  • Apply metrics to monitor and verify success levels of projects
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers as required
  • Drive and Support a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Qualifications & Requirements

  • You’ll need your Degree in Engineering with over 5 years’ experience in a electromagnetics/mechatronics/electronics/electromechanical product design and manufacturing environment
  • You will need to be technically innovative with good electromechanical acumen
  • Use of Software tools where provided and as necessary including but not limited to :

    • Creo Parametric 3D modelling
    • AutoCAD 2D
    • LabView
    • MATLAB
    • MathCAD
    • Minitab
    • Ansys Finite Element Analysis
    • MS Office tools
  • Development of skills in the following areas:

    • Lean Six Sigma manufacturing principles:

      • DMF/DFA, design for LSS,
      • DFMEA,
      • Process improvement
      • VA/VE engineering
    • Knowledgeable of materials and manufacturing methods and procedures


For further information on this Design Engineer role in Galway please contact Amanda Reynolds on 0860468858/

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Amanda Reynolds


Design Engineer

Amanda Reynolds

Role Type Permanent
Contact Amanda Reynolds
mobile +353 86 046 88 58
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