Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - North Dublin

€50k - €70k
Permanent
Dublin North
08 Apr 2020
BBBH751003

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - North Dublin

Our clients, who are a world-renowned medical device company based in Dublin are expanding their engineering team and are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join this team. Reporting to a Principal Engineer and working as a member of the site level Engineering Team, this role is based within a high paced engineering team working on the next generation of medical diagnostics equipment. The position requires a proven ability to design and validate technical solutions to enhance product and process capability in a manufacturing environment.

The successful applicant with act as a key technical lead and decision maker in supporting both internal and external activities in the manufacturing / support of medical diagnostic instrumentation.

Job Details:

  • Provide complete design solutions to improve product performance and reliability including all verification and validation activities including DFM considerations.
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing and test of medical instrumentation product platforms in a low volume, high complexity and highly regulated technology environment.
  • A deep technical competency in the area of mechanical / electromechanical / automation design is required with a proven ability to design parts, assemblies, jigs, fixtures & test equipment. Familiarity in optics, biochemistry and/or statistics an advantage.
  • Troubleshooting capability required to analyse problems to root cause with a structured approach and fully develop solutions, including all associated planning and design verification and validation activities.
  • Work across a significant subset of the key technologies involved in modern instrumentation such as fluidics, molding, electro-mechanics, software, electronics, optics, machining, metal fabrication etc.
  • Develop and manage systems of metrics for manufacturing and projects. Complete systems analysis and develop projects to drive continuous improvement in key metric's in alignment with Lean, 6 Sigma.
  • Work as part of several project teams, including Manufacturing Engineering, CPE, Q.A. R&D, Service and Continuous Improvement.
  • Participate in the continuous development of the quality system, including SOPs, workflow development, product and process validations coupled with the ability to write concise technical reports.
  • Support new product introduction and technology transfer initiatives from design through to maturation of product and process. Familiar with Product Lifecycle Management control systems for configuration control.
  • Travel will be required occasionally as part of this position.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to structure, plan, prioritise and deliver their own work and that of the team they lead.
  • Experience in technically directing cross functional teams for product and process design including all necessary validation activities.
  • A proven ability in structured problem solving, design for robustness & cost reduction.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering with minimum 5 years mechanical design engineering experience.
  • High paced strong mechanical engineering background with a proven record in the design / redesign of equipment.
  • Structured analysis skills with experience in complex technical trouble shooting
  • Must be experienced in 3D CAD packages (Solidworks, NX etc.)
  • Excellent communications skills- written and verbal skills are required.
  • Practical experience of supplier or manufacturing fabrication processes is desirable.
  • Some experience in manufacturing disciplines (lean, six-sigma, DOE) desirable.
  • Plastics Molding Experience is a distinct advantage.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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