Our Client requires an R&D Project Engineer to join their team in Mayo.

Core tasks for R&D Project Engineer

  • There will be main focus to deliver a project to redesign a polymer flange that will eliminate condensation of vapours and chemical laden air.
  • Following initial polymer materials research, create a realistic lab-based test protocol that will be needed to be established to simulate these.
  • Lead the research of new materials that could be used to develop product offerings.
  • Develop design guides, reports, and processes currently in place.
  • Liaise with independent test houses to perform various product development tests.
  • Research all safety and performance standards in the ventilation industry and further develop documentation to show compliance and quality standards.
  • Research new technologies and systems (Fourth Industrial Revolution) and develop plans and methods they can benefit the company in the next 1,2,5,10 years.

Other responsibilities include for R&D Project Engineer:

  • Always maintaining the Company’s interests.
  • Understand and apply our QEHS policies statement in all aspects of your work.
  • Contribute towards achieving company objectives that are of relevance to your work.
  • Implementation of company Health and Safety policy.
  • Comply with QEHS Management System requirements i.e. perform your work according to your process documents, and procedures and maintain document information/complete forms/records as required

Essential Criteria R&D Project Engineer:

  • Hons Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Industrial experience in Polymers/polymer manufacturing.
  • Strong ability to create reports and instructional guides.
  • Strong material science background.
  • Creative thinking, problem-identifying, and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of using SolidWorks, Microsoft Excel, and Word.
  • Strong team player with great communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Product development & evaluation; Data analysis, Analytical techniques, and project management.
  • Legally permitted to work in the EU.
  • Language: English to expert level for the business.

For more information Contact Mairead 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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