Senior CAD Designer | Collins McNicholas

Senior CAD Designer

  • Reference: LK44614
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Limerick
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior CAD Designer with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a contract position


The following are the key requirements for the role


Main Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to the management, communication, execution & delivery of allocated projects, reporting back on project progress (technical issues / project updates) as required. 
  • Contribute to all stages of the project from concept generation, through to execution, delivery and review when required. 
  • Concept Design and Development of equipment and or processes to meet customer requirements 
  • Review junior designers work where necessary (concepts, presentations, documentation, drawings, BOMs, etc.) for accuracy, suitability and compliance with requirements and standards. (desirable experience) 
  • Carry out engineering calculations and component specification where required. 
  • Be competent in CAD, preferable experience using 2D Autocad, Autodesk Inventor 3D and Solidworks.
  • Have strong technical writing skills or demonstrated competency to understand, generate and structure technical documents. 
  • Have a strong technical aptitude and be familiar with good engineering practices (first principles) 
  • Act in the best interests of the organization and support the business strategy and objectives 
  • Work to the project plan and schedule as determined by your design lead or supervisor, alternatively be proactive & generate plan where required 
  • Work closely with cross-departmental project team. 
  • Ensure project requirements are reviewed, agreed with the customer and understood by yourself and project team members 
  • Liaise with the customer to receive on time all the information needed for the project. 
  • Plan project tasks for yourself and any resources you are responsible for and oversee completion within the projects you are responsible for. 
  • Monitor project variables (Time, Cost, Scope, Risk) and communicate the status of these to the Team Leader and Project Manager (as appropriate). 
  • Comply with all relevant quality standards (Revision Control, Documentation, procedures etc.)



  • Lead best in class by example, influencing and contributing to the project team 
  • Have commercial awareness & responsibility on projects 
  • Drive continuous improvement through engagement & collaboration Customer 
  • Collaborate across Departments to drive innovation 
  • Encourage and foster safe environment for people to come up with ideas 
  • Project Process 
  • Get to know customer and build strong relationships based on deep understanding of customer needs and business 
  • Work collaboratively with customer in problem solving/project lookback with the support of your project lead


For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270



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