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  • Head Office - Parkmore
  • Job reference number:15412652
  • Client ID:RI/FRS30290 A
  • Posted on:06-DEC-2018
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Mechanical Design Engineer
Sector: Automation
Role Location: Sligo

We are delighted to be partnering with this client on an exclusive basis to source a number of key vacancies as the company continues to grow and develop. They work with top rated medical device and electronic device companies in Ireland developing and delivering fully automated machine build solutions, you will get exposure to innovative concepts and projects in this professional environment.

As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will be responsible for

  • Work closely with 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
  • Involvement at the build and de-bug stage to ensure designs meet performance specifications.
  • Give guidance and direction to machine build technicians to help them realise designs and 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

  • Experience, Qualifications and Abilities

  • Educated to degree level in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • 2-5 years relevant experience including:
  • Working in a highly automated manufacturing environment
  • Record of implementing significant process improvements on automation
  • Involvement in significant automation projects with responsibility for design sign off, installation and commissioning
  • Extensive experience in a machine design role within an automation company
  • Should have a good knowledge of the principles of GAMP, 5S, SMED, and Kaizen
  • Strong experience using 3D CAD applications e.g. SolidWorks
  • Willing to take ownership,
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in delivering solutions
  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required
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