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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sligo
Salary: Depending on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 10622
Contact Name: Heather McGowan
Contact Email: sligo@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Job Description

As one of the leading manufacturers of products and solutions for the food industry, our client is beyond what you'd expect. Our client realises that their employees are one of the keys to their success. They look for individuals who share their passion to succeed.

As a leader in their field, they are growing rapidly and have a position available for their site in the West of Ireland, as a Mechanical Design Engineer .

The Role:

To play a key role in the Design Department in ensuring that our client has a range of high quality, technically innovative and commercially competitive products suitable for the food industry as a stand-alone or full line solution. Producing high quality drawing packs for the purpose of manufacture. In addition, the role requires that the successful applicant will be responsible for technical support to other functions within the business.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Produce SolidWorks models/drawings working from concepts/layout drawings
  • Assist Project Engineers in taking live projects from inception to completion
  • Design and develop new products for the food processing industry
  • Design and develop enhancements to the clients existing product range
  • Support other departments where required on issues of a technical nature
  • Production and maintenance of technical documentation as required
  • 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


The Person:

  • Qualification in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in sheet metal & fabrication desirable
  • Experience in the food industry desirable
  • Fully conversant with SolidWorks
  • Effective organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and multi task to meet tight deadlines
  • A good eye with high attention to detail
  • An enthusiastic and “can do” attitude
  • Willing to travel and work weekends, where required


Salary package:

Depending on skills/experience

Will be progressive based on the selected candidate progressing their career with the client