Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


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Location Sligo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Johanne Kennedy

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-12067
(Senior) Mechanical Design Engineer 

Openings for both Cork and Sligo site available

The role will involve becoming a member of the Automation design team, responsible for the design and implementation of automated equipment.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Work within the design team to develop innovative concepts from customer requirements

  • 3D Design of Mechatronic equipment including mechanisms; transfer systems, servo systems, robotics, pneumatics, electrical equipment and machine guarding systems

  • Hands on involvement at the build and de-bug stage to ensure designs meet performance specifications.

  • Ability to take responsibility for large projects and manage cross functional terms through the life cycle of a project

  • Give guidance and direction to machine build technicians to help them realise designs

  • ensure that the customer end goals are being achieved.

  • Design and implement process improvements for existing automation equipment

  • Prepare detailed tooling drawings and pneumatic schematics

  • Liaise with suppliers for component procurement

  • Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverables

  • Preparing detailed safety risk assessments and FMEAs

  • Development of machine documentation to meet EU standards

  • Meeting project delivery deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills are vital as you will have to work within a technical team and be expected to communicate on job specification and issues etc. that are occurring on a day to day basis.
  • Responsibility for quality, commissioning and safety of designs completed

Educational, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Educated to degree level in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience including: o Involvement in significant automation projects with responsibility for design sign off, installation and commissioning o Extensive experience in a machine design role
  • Strong experience using 3D CAD applications e.g. SolidWorks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willing to take ownership
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in problem solving and delivering solutions
  • Demonstrate ability to take initiative and be innovative
  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required

Johanne Kennedy


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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Johanne Kennedy

Role Type Permanent
Contact Johanne Kennedy
mobile +353 86 440 37 25
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