Mechanical Design Engineer

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €35,000 - €45,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterWexford
  • Sector: Pharma & Life SciencesAdvanced Manufacturing

Our client are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team in Kilkenny. Our client specialize in high-quality Stainless-steel fabrication and the manufacture of conveyors /
Elevators & industrial equipment for the food & pharma sectors.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

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  • Carrying out 3D design activities on customer projects from ‘proof of concept work’ to ‘final design’ review and manufacture.
  • Supports the sales department during tender phases to prepare design concepts.
  • Production of High-quality fabrication drawings for issuance to the production department, including any BOM’s / lists that maybe required.
  • Review and analyze client specifications at the tender stage and project delivery stage.
  • Performing Design Reviews with client/production/project managers as required.
  • Development / maintain drawing templates and standards for the company.
  • Work with other internal departments to ensure project objectives are met.
  •  Resolve as required any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise on projects.
  • Assisting Project Managers as required with regard to design and any other functions deemed relevant by your line manager


  • Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent technical qualification.
  • 3 or more years relevant experience in the sector in regard of design & producing detailed fabrication drawings for production.
  • Experience in machinery design / Platforms & walkways / Conveyors & Elevators / Sheet metal design would be seen as an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of EU standards and machinery directives. Knowledge of ISO14112 & ISO 128 would be seen as an advantage.
  • Based at the factory in Kilkenny with some travel to client location/sites.
  • Strong ability to use various CAD / modeling packages such as Autocad / Solid Works including FEA software etc.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office products: Excel / Powerpoint etc.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and Self motived enough to carry a project on one’s own.
  • Good analysis, judgment, and problem-solving skills along with an ability to input effectively into decision making, within the team

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