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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


Our client, a robotics and automation for manufacturing solutions provider, are looking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team in Mullingar. 
The successful candidate will work on challenging, innovative projects within a highly technical and collaborative working group.  As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, they will be responsible for the design and implementation of robotic automation projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 

  • Hands on involvement at the build and de-bug stage to ensure designs meet performance specifications.

  • Ability to take responsibility for large projects and manage cross functional terms through the life cycle of a project

  • Give guidance and direction to machine build technicians to help them realise designs

  • 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.

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline. Minimum 4 years relevant experience including:

  • 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

  • SolidWorks essential

  • Excellent communication skills are vital to communicate effectively on job specification, technical direction, and issues daily.

  • Must be a self-starter with good attention to detail, willing to take ownership and responsibility to realise project milestones and timelines.

  • Must be keenly interested in engineering technology and remaining knowledgeable about the cutting edge of automation technology.

  • Project management experience advantageous

  • Proven track record in problem solving and delivering solutions

  • Demonstrate ability to take initiative and be innovative

  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required

  • Attractive Salary Package.

  • Pension Scheme

  • Training and development