Tooling Engineer

€40,000 - €55,000 yearly
  • Mergon Group
  • Hybrid (Castlepollard, County Westmeath, Ireland)
  • 02/02/2024
Full time, Permanent, Hybrid Engineering Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer Robotics

Job Description

At Mergon, we mould ideas for a sustainable future. We work with leading brands like Tesla, BMW, Xerox and Abbott to design, manufacture and deliver sustainable products for the vehicles and equipment of the future.

We care deeply about our colleagues, customers and our community and we have a curiosity that constantly pushes us to innovate and improve. We are competent, capable and we invest in our people and in our processes to ensure we continue to grow and do our best work every day.

Due to the ongoing growth of activity in the area of new projects, we are currently looking to add a Tooling Engineer to our Global New Programmes Team. The Tooling Engineer will work closely with our prestigious customers such as Tesla, Toyota, Xerox and JLR to design and develop moulds for products of the future.

This is a full-time, permanent role with a 40 hour working week. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Creation of design for manufacture or part feasibility reports for customer feedback and agreement of part design with customer
  • Selection of tooling vendors for projects
  • Agreement of mould design with internal cross functional team
  • Review and approval of mould and tooling CAD to optimise manufacturing efficiency and product quality.
  • Overall management of the performance of all tooling suppliers and reporting on project status at progress reviews internally and with customer.
  • Selection and development of new tooling vendors.
  • Co-ordination of all trials at supplier site and in house as relevant and sign off on moulds.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A portfolio of previous work as a Tooling Engineer
  • Experience with CAD and AutoCAD software
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and technical skills
  • A good eye for detail and design
  • Leadership and communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and in a team
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of an experienced global team with world class customers.


  • Competitive Salary
  • 26 days holidays
  • Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Flexible Working Options
  • Career Growth and Development Opportunities
  • Company Gym
  • Wellness Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Mergon is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers flexible working arrangements and values a diverse and inclusive workplace.