Ref: 164 Date Posted: Monday 18 Sep 2023

Based in the west of Ireland, I am currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join a growing company.

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 next generation vision systems 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.



Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or Product Design or equivalent


  • 1-5 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.

For more information please call me on 0879728431 or