Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Galway

My client in the West of Ireland is currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team, this is an amazing client with great potential.

The successful candidate will be degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering with 3+ relevant experience in Design. A high degree of organisation and enthusiasm and the ability to communicate competently across all working levels; Management activities, interaction with OEM Customers, suppliers, other Departments and branches within the company and demonstrate innovation and creativity.

You will be involved in the following for the client:

  • Analyze specifications in order to define performance criteria to be achieved.
  • Develop innovative and reliable solutions that fulfill specifications.
  • Participate to the Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA).
  • Design 3D model and prepare definition files for products, prototypes and test means.
  • Leads design activities with internal and external contributors.
  • Share technical topics with prototype workshop and suppliers.
  • Prepare technical file to justify the choice of concept and solutions.
  • Build 2D drawing with functional dimensions according to ISO standard.
  • Build tolerance stack-up and optimize dimensioning.
  • Define and identify functional and critical characteristics.
  • Support project planning edition and update.
  • Present product definition status at Design Review and Project Validation Committee.
  • Apply CAD methodologies and deliver CAD data that pass Q-Checker.
  • Manage Product definition file into the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) database.


  • Degree qualifed or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design with 3-5 years experience in Mechanical Design.
  • Experience in developing products from concept to production.
  • Problem solving techniques and methodical approaches to same.
  • Operating within a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Designing to budget.
  • Developing project plans and working within agreed plans and timelines.
  • Tooling and moulding experience – ability to identify and suggest part improvements.
  • Experience in developing 2D drawings & designing using 3D CAD – Catia V5 R24 onwards, preferred.
  • DFMEA techniques, DFM/DFA techniques, PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) type techniques.
  • Design Review Procedures, BOM Creation, Presentations.
  • Working within quality systems i.e. ISO9001 / TS16949.
  • Interpretation of the results from Simulation Reports and feeding back on the same.

For more information, please email me your CV to and I can chat to you further

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