Technical & Engineering JobsMechanical Design Engineer

  • CJ51255
  • Permanent
  • Cork, Cork City

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Collins McNicholas

Our Client, a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic motor controllers currently has a requirement for a Mechanical Design Engineer. The engineer will have responsibility for working in a project team in an AS9100 environment carrying out design and development work in cooperation with a multi-national team on our motor controller and electrical actuation products.

Role Responsibilities:

Develop Controller Packaging and associated documentation for products in accordance to all relevant specifications, schedules and standards (e.g. Mil Std 810). This includes:

  • Design and development of mechanical packaging from concept to medium scale production whilst ensuring that the product designs
  • Meets performance specifications, cost & reliability targets
  • Complies with required regulatory standards
  • Are designed for cost, manufacture & test (DFM &DFT)
  • Liaising with a cross-functional team (PCB layout, manufacturing engineer, QA) to facilitate the design process
  • Liaising with multi-national design team to develop product specifications
  • Selection of suitable materials and their suppliers based on product performance specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluation of new technologies and design trade-offs.
  • Participation in internal & international design reviews
  • Work closely with suppliers of mechanical parts
  • Generate CAD files for production, suppliers
  • Engineering Change Order generation


Role Requirements:

  • Primary Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years relevant experience in mechanical design, particularly involving packaging of power electronics
  • Familiar with design for manufacture (DFM) principles
  • Proficient in the use of 3D design software (eg NX / Solidworks)
  • Experience of sheet metal and castings designs
  • Self-motivation, initiative and drive
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to travel


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Josh Barnes.

(021) 4911066

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