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Location Gort Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown

Product Design Engineer

Job ID: JOB-11537

Product Design Engineer

 Commutable from Limerick, Clare & Galway 

Job Summary

Reporting to the engineering manager, the project design engineer- MIS will support strategic needs through new product development activities. The engineer is expected to plan, co-ordinate and execute engineering tasks associated within a stage gated product development process including scoping, concept generation, design and prototyping, product validation and process qualification activities. The engineer will also support commercial activities including costing and market release.


Position Summary

  • 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.
  • Support the Company Quality Policy
  • 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 RnD 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.
  • International travel to tradeshows, suppliers, and customers for project and technical support.
  • Practice good housekeeping
  • Follow safety rules
  • Foster an atmosphere of teamwork focused on Continuous Improvement.
  • Other related tasks as assigned by the engineering manager.


Required Characteristics

  • Good communicator
  • Team player
  • Dedicated worker
  • Self-starter
  • Actively complies with all rules and regulations
  • Technically innovative with good electromechanical acumen.


Qualifications/Job Requirements

  • Graduate Degree in Engineering: Electrical/Electronics, Electromechanical, Mechanical.
  • 5+ years’ experience in electromagnetics/mechatronics/electronics/electromechanical product design and manufacturing environment.
  • Self-motivated with an aptitude for working in teams or on an individual basis.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communications skills.
  • Proficient in 3D modelling of complex parts in Creo Parametric.
  • Use of Software tools where provided and as necessary including but not limited to :

                                                Creo Parametric 3D modelling

                                                AutoCAD 2D





                                                Ansys Finite Element Analysis

                                                MS Office tools

  • Development of skills in the following areas:

                                                Lean Six Sigma manufacturing principles:

                                                DMF/DFA, design for LSS,


                                                Process improvement

                                                VA/VE engineering

  • Knowledgeable of materials and manufacturing methods and procedures



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Tommy McKeown


Product Design Engineer

Tommy McKeown

Role Type Permanent
Contact Tommy McKeown
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