Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer - Co. Galway

Ref No: DT17725

County Galway, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Role Overview
The Mechanical Design Engineer position is based within the R&D department and will form an integral part of a cross-functional team developing for the automotive market. This is a diverse position where the successful applicant is accountable and drives all the mechanical aspects of their project(s), to deliver robust designs on time and within budget.

Research and develop mechanical design solutions for Advanced Driver Assistance Sensors including cameras, ECUs and domain controllers.
Hands on approach to prototyping, bench testing, data gathering and debug analysis.
Analyse customer and functional requirements specifications in order to define performance criteria to be achieved.
Conduct Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA) activities.
Support technical architecture and standards assignments.
Design 3D models and prepare definition files for products, prototypes and test means.
Create 2D drawing with functional dimensions according to ISO standards.
Leads design activities with internal and external contributors.
Leads tolerance analysis activities and resulting dimensional optimisations.
Define and identify functional and critical characteristics.
Support project planning.
Manage project documentation in the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) database.
Interfacing across a multidisciplinary environment in a clear and effective manner
Technical communication with customers and suppliers.

Qualification and Experience
Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design or equivalent.

1-3 years experience in Mechanical Design.
Problem solving techniques and methodical approaches to the same.
Experience in developing 2D drawings and 3D designing using 3D CAD.
Self-starter, motivated individual who can work well alone or as part of a design team.
The person must be able to demonstrate a high level of commitment, initiative and quality of workmanship required within the R&D environment.
High level of enthusiasm and motivation, and the ability to take input from others are desirable.
Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

Experience in an automotive environment.
Experience in developing products for high volume manufacturing.
Tolerance investigations and stack up analysis experience.
Tooling and moulding experience - ability to identify and suggest part improvements.
Detailed Drawings and Drawing Control inc. GD+T.
Experience with engineering tools such as DOE and SPC.
Experience defining, conducting and analysing simulations.


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