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Mechanical Engineer - NPD - Galway - 100405

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
Date: 14/03/2019
Job Reference: 100405
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
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Job Description

Mechanical Engineer - NPD - Galway - 100405

Mechanical Engineer - NPD

Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer for their site on a contract basis.

  • Manage Aftermarket Projects related to accessories development and mechanical core parts
  • Carry out risk analysis, test plan, testing and validation of the projects
  • Assure the proper integration of accessories with the unit – combined testing
  • Support product test for customers, other company departments and external test bodies including vibration, water protection, corrosion, etc.
  • Develop and manage supplier partnerships with current and prospective new suppliers
  • Knowledge of relevant safety standards and protocols applicable to mobile electrical machines
  • Assist service department with technical expertise to troubleshoot and solve field problems.
  • Maintaining knowledge and understanding of the impact of relevant industry standards

Qualifications & Key Competencies:
  • Honors Primary degree, or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience in Product development or automotive an advantage.
  • Prior Experience of component qualification programs and new product development in an automotive/ machinery environment is a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to manage critical product cost and new product development projects with team members and partners spread across global locations.
  • Previous experience in other related areas, such as DFMEA, 6 Sigma, is desirable.
  • Experience in ProEngineer or similar CAD system desirable.
  • Capable of interpreting test data and developing and driving relevant corrective measures where necessary.
  • Customer focus
  • Action driven and high proactivity
  • Ability to manage projects cross functionally

For further information on this Mechanical Engineering role in Galway please contact Caroline on 091730022 /
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