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  • Job reference number:15320780
  • Client ID:RI/RS 16323
  • Posted on:07-FEB-2018
  • Location:DUBLIN SOUTH
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Senior Design Engineer - Dublin South.

The role:

This position requires an experienced, flexible and innovative person with significant product development experience in the appliance or a related sector.

You will manage and take a lead role on a range of challenging engineering projects in the R&D department, with active project involvement from initial concept and research, through to design and delivery of products to market.

The role operates as part of a multi-disciplinary team covering engineering, production and sales functions and also requires regular interaction with clients and suppliers who are based across the globe.

Key Role Responsibilities:
• Lead and be an integral part of the team tasked with the development process from concept generation through to final design verification and testing.
• Ensure the application of analytical and experimental test methods to relevant standards in order to meet device and project requirements
• Provide technical feedback during frequent technical contact with customers to optimise product design.
• Compile project plans and lead a team to develop devices in accordance with planned activities, budget and timelines.
• Oversee the generation of design concepts and realisation in 3D CAD.
• Active project management across product life cycle stages and to client requirements.
• Experimental test design, preparing test documentation data collection, data analysis and results presentation.
• Writing technical documentation.
• Delivery of high-quality presentations to internal and external clients and articulation of complex design / mechanical solutions.
• Mentoring and supporting junior engineers as required.

Essential Role Requirements:
Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent degree) or higher.
Minimum 5 years' post-graduate relevant engineering/ design experience in the appliance sector or similar, with a proven track record of leading teams in a multi-disciplinary environment.

• Experience in analytical and empirical test methods and project management.
• 3D CAD experience (SolidWorks/Solidedge/ProE/Catia).
• Ability to convey design intent through sketches, prototypes, etc.
• Practical knowledge of manufacturing methods, and design for manufacture methodologies.
• Strong presentation skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly.
• Excellent interpersonal/communications skills and ability to interact with clients and colleagues at all levels.
• Technical report writing skills and ability to produce clear and accurate documentation at all project stages.
• Ability to absorb and process large amounts of information.
• Problem-solving and critical analysis skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines as per project milestones and customer requirements.
• A flexible approach and ability to work across multi-projects as required.
• Availability for limited project-related travel.

Desirable Role Requirements:

• Experience in sheet metal fabrication, polymers and injection moulding.
• Knowledge and or experience in the use of DFM techniques such as Moldflow.
• Understanding of the regulatory landscape associated with commercial appliance development.
• Understanding and experience of Quality Management Systems and design regulations such as ISO 9001.

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