Mechanical Design Engineer – Tallaght

Contact Cian Conry
  • Salary: €35,000 - €55,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterKildare
  • Sector: Pharma & Life SciencesAdvanced Manufacturing

Our client are currently seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team in Dublin. Our client has been a leader in precision engineering for over 60 years.

Reporting to the Design team Lead, you will be part of a large team of designers responsible for designing complete designs for precision pharmaceutical tooling based on a list of defined inputs.

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  • Study and follow a complete design brief
  • Design of Blister packaging tooling using computer aided design (CAD) carried out exclusively in SolidWorks.
  • Control of Bill of Materials (BoM), CAD Models and Engineering Drawings.
  • Adhere to project deadlines and schedules
  • Contribute to departmental monetary targets
  • Make design changes on existing products
  • Follow defined procedures and internal standards
  • Detailed review and check of designs and changes for compliance to internal standards and procedures
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Support process improvement activities
  • Assess and implement improvements proposed by manufacturing, assembly and other key departments within the company
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Reverse engineer tooling
  • Support the review of customer issues when required and propose solutions
  • Provide the Sales and Customer Services Team with technical support as required
  • Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers and other service providers.
  • Be an effective team member, working with Team Leader and colleagues to ensure smooth workflow with maximum output


  • Third level qualification in BEng in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 3 – 5 years in a Mechanical Design Engineer role designing bespoke products
  • Working knowledge of computer aided design (CAD) software such as SolidWorks, technical drawings and 3D modelling essential
  • Experience of producing detailed drawing for manufacture with knowledge of geometrical tolerances
  • An excellent grasp of engineering and design principles
  • Strong problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Highly organised with excellent planning skills
  • Team player, with the ability to build relationship within and external to the design team.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, proactive and committed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced, results driven and ever changing environment
  • Innovative thinker that can envision new and better ways of doing things

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