Junior Mechanical Engineer

Location Westmeath, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €28000 - €32000 per annum
Published 6 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kate Kelly
Job ref DWTED2304_1587641971

Job description

This position requires the ability to work efficiently under minimal supervision, exercising initiative and independent judgement in the performance of assigned tasks and assisting in the mechanical and design cycle of product development.

This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager and will also work in cooperation with the sales and marketing managers, as needed.


  • Assist in the design, development, and evaluation of new and existing products.
  • Use AutoSprink 3D software to design, evaluate, and archive product documentation.
  • Review design specifications and requirements under direction, develop designs to best support them including cost as a key design variable.
  • Assist in the evaluation and troubleshooting of products.
  • Develop bill of materials, routers, and costing analysis, as needed.
  • Work with domestic and international factories to develop and support products.
  • Troubleshoot product performance issues reported by sales and customer service teams.
  • Update engineering manager with regular reporting of progress and status.
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services.
  • Attend and provide product knowledge at trade shows, as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in mechanical engineering, preferred
  • Extensive experience with AutoSprink
  • Experience with mechanical design using metals, plastics, glass, and rubber
  • Availability to work some nights for product testing, required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Works independently and with minimal supervision
  • Experience with Industrial Design, preferred
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software

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