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Collins McNicholas

Mechanical Design Engineer

The Role

The successful candidate will work as part of the design department and will be responsible for ensuring product designs and standards are met in accordance with departmental requirements and schedules.

Person Profile
The ideal candidate has qualified as an Engineer in a relevant discipline and has gained significant design experience. You are highly motivated, dependable and thorough and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously. You possess excellent planning, scheduling and organisational skills and can ensure that required designs are completed on schedule in accordance with forecast section requirements and resources well in advance enduring timely delivery of all projects. You have excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to build, manage and maintain relationships at all levels.

Key Elements of the Role

  • Establishment and layout of design solutions for products and their components
  • Preparation of detailed production drawings and their associated material lists
  • Liaise with personnel within and outside the design department in ensuring that designs produced are current, incorporate all updated solutions and conform to the standards required
  • Liaise with various sub-suppliers/ sub-contractors to ensure that component fabrication and components quality is in accordance with the expectations and requirements
  • Visit the site from time to time as requested by management to improve the knowledge and understanding of products and manage and supervise the installation and commissioning of products and services
  • Maintenance of the design database, ensuring that all design drawings and concepts are centrally stored
  • Preparation of manuals for products
  • Training of new and existing employees within the design department
  • Participate in the handover to client and customer training

Qualifications Requirements and Experience

  • A third level qualification in Mechanical/ Structural Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience, ideally in Mechanical/ Structural design of steel fabrication structures
  • High-level knowledge and experience in 3D design packages and related technologies
  • Strong evidence of delivering results in a fast-paced operational setting

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