Our Client is seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, who will be responsible for the design and implementation of automated equipment.

This position is based in Co.Cork

A successful candidate will work on challenging, innovative projects within a highly technical and collaborative working group.

Key Responsibilities Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Hands on involvement at the build and de-bug stage to ensure designs meet performance
  • 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
  • Give guidance and direction to machine build technicians to help them realise designs
  • Ability to take responsibility for large projects and manage cross-functional terms through the life cycle of a project
  • ensure that the customer end goals are being
  • 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 job specification and issues that are occurring on a day-to-day basis.

Key Requirements for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience, including:
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering
  • Involvement in significant automation projects with responsibility for design sign-off, installation, and commissioning
  • Extensive experience in a machine design role
  • Strong experience using 3D CAD applications g. SolidWorks
  • Excellent communication skills are vital to communicating effectively on job specifications, technical direction, and issues
  • Must be a self-starter with good attention to detail, willing to take ownership and responsibility to realise project milestones and
  • Must be keenly interested in engineering technology and remain knowledgeable about cutting edge of automation
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in problem-solving and delivering solutions
  • Demonstrate the ability to take initiative and be innovative
  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required

For more information, contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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