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Design Engineer | Sligo

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 19504

Our client, a leading manufacturer of customised products and solutions is recruiting for a Design Engineer to join their team. This is a permanent position and is based in Sligo.

This role will involve producing high-quality drawing packs for the purpose of manufacture for the food industry along with providing technical support to other business functions.


As a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Produce SolidWorks models/drawings working from concepts/layout drawings
  • Assist Project Engineers in taking live projects from inception to completion
  • To design and develop new products for the food processing industry
  • To design and develop enhancements to existing product range
  • To support other departments where required on issues of a technical nature
  • The production and maintenance of technical documentation as required
  • To ensure that products meet all mandatory legislation (Design RA, CE Manuals)
  • Constant interrogation of product design to identify and implement cost savings and manufacturing/process improvements
  • Specification of mechanical components such as belts, motors and pneumatics


  • Minimum 3rd level qualification in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
  • Fully conversant with SolidWorks
  • PC Literate
  • Experience in sheet metal & fabrication (desirable)
  • Experience in the food industry (desirable)

For a confidential discussion and more information on this Design Engineer role, please contact Chloe Somers