Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (Full Time)

  • Robotics and Drives
  • ROBOTIC AND DRIVES SERVICES, Mullingar Business Park, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 12/10/2022
Full time, Permanent AutoCAD Engineering Installation-Maint-Repair Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer Project Management Robotics Solidworks

Job Description



A successful candidate will work on challenging, innovative projects within a highly technical and collaborative working group.  


As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of robotic automation projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work within the design team to develop innovative concepts from customer requirements
  • 3D Design of Mechatronic equipment including mechanisms; transfer systems, servo systems, robotics, pneumatics, electrical equipment, and machine guarding systems 
  • Hands on involvement at the build and de-bug stage to ensure designs meet performance specifications.
  • Ability to take responsibility for large projects and manage cross functional terms through the life cycle of a project
    • Give guidance and direction to machine build technicians to help them realise designs
    • ensure that the customer end goals are being achieved.   
  • Design and implement process improvements for existing automation equipment
  • Prepare detailed tooling drawings and pneumatic schematics
  • Liaise with suppliers for component procurement
  • Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverables
  • Preparing detailed safety risk assessments and FMEAs
  • Development of machine documentation to meet EU standards   
  • Meeting project delivery deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills are vital as you will have to work within a technical team and be expected to communicate on job specification and issues etc. that are occurring on a day-to-day basis.



  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience including:
  • Involvement in significant automation projects with responsibility for design sign off, installation and commissioning
  • Extensive experience in a machine design role
  • Strong experience using 3D CAD applications
  • SolidWorks essential
  • Excellent communication skills are vital to communicate effectively on job specification, technical direction, and issues daily.
  • Must be a self-starter with good attention to detail, willing to take ownership and responsibility to realise project milestones and timelines.
  • Must be keenly interested in engineering technology and remaining knowledgeable about the cutting edge of automation technology.
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in problem solving and delivering solutions
  • Demonstrate ability to take initiative and be innovative
  • Current driving licence and able to travel as required


Attractive Salary Package.

Pension Scheme

Training and development

KEY Competencies

Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, Solidworks, Automation, Project Management