Mechanical Project Engineer

Contact Paul Cullen
  • Salary: €55,000 - €60,000
  • Location: IrelandCavanUlster
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Sonas Technical are currently seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer to join our clients team, a global leader across various industries, designing, manufacturing and distributing materials and services for the construction and industrial markets.

The Mechanical Project Engineer is part of the Project Engineering team with responsibility for the design, procurement , installation and maintenance of products and equipment supporting the continued and sustained development and improvement of the Manufacturing process.

This position reports to the Technical Manager.

A cross functional role, this will require close working relationships with other team including Operations, Technical Team, Procurement, Health & Safety and externally with contractors and suppliers


Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote company Health and Safety, Environmental, and Quality Policies in the performance of the role.
  • Manages projects to ensure they are delivered Safe, timely and cost effective manner in agreement with the Project engineering manager.
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Research, design, evaluate, procure, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
  • Provide feedback to design engineers on customer problems and needs.
  • Ensures installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of machines and ensures equipment is installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.
  • Recommend design modifications having identified the real root cause to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
  • Perform personnel functions, such as supervision of technicians during project work and design of evaluation programs.
  • Study similar industrial processes to determine where and how application of equipment can be made.
  • Write performance requirements for engineering projects.
  • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment — Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used, using WCM.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards
  • Ensures budgets, timescales and specifications of projects are agreed with the project engineering manager.
  • Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.


Key Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Experience and proficiency with CAD
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proven track record in a similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and as part of a team
  • Analytical and good problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead teams
  • Self starter- can work on ones own initiative
  • Drive and determination
  • Innovative

Key Attributes:

  • Results Focused
  • Customer Focused
  • Initiative and risk taking
  • Vision- Strategy
  • Innovation
  • Change Management
  • Team Leadership & People development
  • Listening & Communication
  • Openness & awareness of differences
  • Teamwork
  • Networking


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