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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Co. Galway






Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Co. Galway. Key responsibilities of this role: TECHNICAL- • Responsible for the robust delivery of mechanical deliverables, as set out in the mechanical development procedure, across all assigned projects. • Responsible for thoroughly and professionally representing the mechanical design function within your assigned project(s. • Responsible for creating mechanical level project plans, monitoring and communicating to R&D Project Technical Manager for inclusion into overall R&D planning. • Responsible for ensuring daily project deliverables are checked, met and communicated in a professional manner. • Responsible for understanding and enforcing the individual project scope across your project(s. • Responsible for implementing design standardisation across projects – including part count reduction, reuse, geometrical rules, procedures and best practice as documented and directed by the Mechanical Manager. • Responsible for ensuring robust procedures are understood and implemented on your projects. Issues escalated in accordance with the continuous improvement mentality. • Responsible for tracking and escalating issues related to cost targets and management. • Responsible for input into Request For Quotes (RFQ’s) as required. • Responsible for understanding and supporting the internal milestone development process. • Responsible for preparing support in organising and participating in design reviews and appropriate management of project issues resulting from meetings, including escalation of issues as necessary. • Responsible for ensuring quality of CAD and drawings is regularly checked and maintained - in line with the direction of the Mechanical Manager. • Responsible for the diligence and support of evolving CAD storage structures roll-out (Product Life Management PLM. • Responsible for technical interfacing with the customer on mechanical related issues, as required, internal teams or within the supply chain. • Responsible for identifying and escalating technical conflict potential and participating in resolution actions. • Responsible for planning, escalation and communicating of external resource needs i.e. off-site CAD, Simulation, technician support, institutes, experts, suppliers, customers and other internal and external functions including managing payment as required. • Responsible for creating and issuing mechanical level BOM’s to the project, in accordance with the defined change procedures, via the R&D Project Technical Manager. • Responsible for technical management of suppliers in regards to communication of the mechanical needs through drawings and technical specifications. • Responsible for supporting design verification and product validation teams with planning and executing of test plans. This includes defining part requirements to the project team. NETWORK-  • Responsible for providing technical direction and coaching/mentoring of junior engineers on the team. • Responsible for providing support and input to other tasks within the function as deemed necessary by management and senior management. • Responsible for attending and participating in daily meetings as requested by hierarchical management. • Responsible for organising, participating and administering a daily meeting with all contributors. Including appropriate management of issues arising from this meeting. • Responsible for prioritising work daily, weekly and at a project level for all mechanical contributors working on the project(s) assigned. • Responsible for identifying and escalating resource needs across your project(s) not limited to, deficiencies, training needs, performance and inputting to appraisals as needed. Qualifications and Experience requirements : • An Engineering Degree/ Master's in a relevant area e.g. Mechanical Engineering. • At least 6 years' post-qualification industrial experience. • Competent in the use of a 3D CAD package, ideally Catia V5, including application experience. • Recent experience, use and understanding of risk analysis tools – DFMEA or similar. • Thorough understanding of GD+T methods and drafting techniques. • Formal problem solving training and use e.g. Six Sigma. • Understanding and awareness of latest simulation capabilities. • Recent experience, use and understanding of statistical tolerance stacks. • Experience in the automotive industry an advantage. • Excellent product design and communication skills with proven product delivery experience. • Experience within a multi -isciplinary projects environment dealing with small mechatronic assemblies. • Experience managing a professional team. • Able to deliver technical projects on time and within budget. • Excellent team player with leadership ability. • Excellent people management skills. • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

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10 days ago