Senior Mechanical Engineer


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Location Limerick Ireland
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Danielle Quinn

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-13573

Working in Mechanical Engineering is an area offering great opportunity with its market demand right now. We’re looking to speak with experienced Senior Mechanical Engineers who are choosing to work with top global leaders who value their people. This is a great job opportunity for someone who enjoys working on innovative projects, values autonomy in their job and values working in a great team.

If the job opportunity your looking for is for a Senior Mechanical Engineer based in Limerick (hybrid) then this may be it! Talk with us about this great new opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer

Main Responsibilities

The Senior Mechanical Engineer devises solutions, influences processes and strategies, and effectively communicates with the overall team.  Responsibilities include the application of engineering best practice, standards, and technical experience to the implementation of product technical program. This includes, but is not limited to: creation of test plans, engineering analysis data, test methods, protocols, and reports, along with the overseeing of test execution and root cause analysis activities. They work closely with stakeholders in addressing business priorities, provide technical input and functional leadership, and guide successful completion of major programs. 

Duties / Accountabilities:

  • Plan, coordinate, and analyse data of technical experiments at any stage of development including activities for characterization, prototype testing, and qualification.
  • Design working assemblies and detailed components for electromechanical medical devices, test jigs, and fixtures.
  • Conduct sustaining engineering activities including root-cause analysis, hypothesis testing, and Design of Experiments.
  • Support ongoing compliance with requirements for Medical Devices and all associated quality system requirements.
  • Work with other Engineers, Technicians, and Operators to coordinate testing and supervise test setups.
  • Generate documentation (e.g. Test Protocols, Test Reports, Design Review files, etc.) of integrated systems in compliance with applicable international standards and internal quality systems.
  • Work within a cross-functional team and meet with stakeholders in tackling design details, assessing field complaints, and getting input from support teams like Human Factors, Clinical Affairs, Quality, and Regulatory.
  • Interface with Manufacturing Team and external suppliers on an ongoing basis during the development and product enhancement stages to establish requirements, guide Design for Manufacturability efforts, and provide input to meet project milestones.
  • Utilise Design for Six Sigma tools as appropriate to enhance the product design.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to members of the team.



  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar, e.g. Biomedical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing and Automation) with 7-10 years of relevant industrial experience in an electro-mechanical environment preferably medical.
  • Strong background in Computer Aided Design and PLM systems (e.g. Solidworks, Teamcenter)
  • Experience with data acquisition, analysis, and statistical approaches, such as DFSS.
  • Knowledge of applicable international regulations and standards (e.g. IEC 60601, ISO 13485, EU MDR).
  • Experience in design verification and validation of Medical Device in a regulated environment is preferred.
  • Expertise with detailed component design including, but not limited to: injection-moulded parts, sheet metal stamping, and machining.
  • Expertise in assembly design and management including tolerance stack-up analysis.
  • Expertise in interdisciplinary systems, including electromechanical and electronic systems is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Solidworks and Minitab is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Finite Element Analysis is desirable.
  • Self-starter, team player, proactive, hands-on, and has the ability to work with little supervision and under pressure.

For further information on this role please contact Danielle Quinn on 086 044 9371 or 

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Danielle Quinn


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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Danielle Quinn

Role Type Permanent
Contact Danielle Quinn
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