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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 96558
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Mechanical Design Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an Mechanical Design Engineer for their site.

Responsibilities as Mechanical Design Engineer:
  • In charge of delivering a robust design in line with the requirements, constraints and economical targets.
  • Apply the Constant Innovation Policy Handbook.
  • Applies Standardisation rules, exceptionally will request de-standardisations based on sound justifications.
  • Calls for all necessary design reviews.
  • Report and escalate to his project manager and/or R&D Metier Manager as needed.
  • Detailed scheduling and budgeting
  • Understands the project milestones, then translates them to mechanical activities to meet the overall project milestones.
  • Documents a schedule and then follows the Mechanical activities to meet the overall project plan.
  • Management of the contributors
  • Regular review with the Metier Department Manager to check alignment between the needs and availabilities.
  • Involvement on P0, P1 and P2 projects (Current engineering, new customer projects and future projects).
  • Experience in developing products from concept to production in an automotive environment.
  • Problem solving techniques and methodical approaches to same.
  • Operating within a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Designing to budget.
  • Developing project plans and working within agreed plans and timelines.
  • Tooling and moulding experience - ability to identify and suggest part improvements.
  • Experience in developing 2D drawings & designing using 3D CAD - Catia V5 R24 onwards, preferred.
  • Vehicle Packaging investigations and concept evaluation.
  • Tolerance investigations and stack up analysis experience required.
  • Detailed Drawings and Drawing Control inc. GD+T.
  • Interfacing across a multidisciplinary environment in a clear and effective manner must be demonstrated.
  • Experience interfacing with Suppliers and customers.

Exposure to and experience with:
  • Vehicle/Product verification organising, analysis and report writing.
  • Broad experience in injection moulding, metal casting, metal forming, adhesives and prototype-manufacturing methods is a necessity.
  • DFMEA techniques, DFM/DFA techniques, PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) type techniques.
  • Design Review Procedures, BOM Creation, Presentations.
  • Working within quality systems i.e. ISO9001 / TS16949.
  • Experienced in MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MiniTab and MS Power Point.
  • Interpretation of the results from Simulation Reports and feeding back on the same.
  • Experience in Six Sigma an advantage.

  • Relevant Mechanical Engineering Qualifications (Degree).
  • Recent relevant experience in Design 3 years +.
  • Knowledge of developing automotive cameras and or ECU’s a distinct advantage.
  • A high degree of organisation and enthusiasm and the ability to communicate competently across all working levels; Management activities, interaction with OEM Customers, suppliers, other Departments and branches within the company.
  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity.
  • Mindset of continuous improvement and resilience.

For further information on this Mechanical Design Engineer role in Galway please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 /

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