Senior Mechanical Engineer is required to apply best engineering practice to the design and manufacturing of cutting-edge devices by technology client in Limerick.

The successful applicant will provide with solutions, influences processes and strategies, and effectively communicates with the overall team. Will aim to always apply engineering best practice, standards, and technical experience to the implementation of product technical program. This includes but is not limited to: creation of test plans, engineering analysis data, test methods, protocols, and reports, along with the overseeing of test execution and root cause analysis activities. They work closely with stakeholders in addressing business priorities, provide technical input and functional leadership, and guide successful completion of major programs.



  • Level 8 Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering (or similar, e.g. Mechatronics, Manufacturing and Automation)
  • A minimum 8 years’ experience or more of relevant industrial experience in an electro-mechanical environment, preferably medical.
  • Strong background in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and PLM systems such as Solidworks, Teamcenter, etc.
  • Experience with data acquisition, analysis, and statistical approaches, such as DFSS.
  • Knowledge of relevant international regulations and standards such as IEC 60601, ISO 13485, EU MDR.
  • Competent in detailed component design including, but not limited to injection-moulded parts, sheet metal stamping, and machining.
  • Expertise in assembly design and management including tolerance stack-up analysis.

These would be an advantage to have:

  • Experience with interdisciplinary systems, including electromechanical and electronic systems.
  • Familiar with Solidworks and Minitab.
  • Knowledgeable in Finite Element Analysis.
  • Experience in design verification and validation of Medical Device in a regulated environment.
  • Self-starter, team player, proactive, hands-on, and can work with little supervision and under pressure.


  • Design working assemblies and detailed components for electromechanical medical devices, test jigs, and fixtures.
  • Conduct sustaining engineering activities including root-cause analysis, hypothesis testing, and Design of Experiments.
  • Plan, coordinate, and analyse data of technical experiments at any stage of development including activities for characterization, prototype testing, and qualification.
  • Generate documentation such as Test Protocols, Test Reports, Design Review files, etc., of integrated systems in compliance with applicable international standards and internal quality systems.
  • Interact with Manufacturing Team and external suppliers on an ongoing basis during the development and product enhancement stages to establish requirements, guide Design for Manufacturability efforts, and provide input to meet project milestones.
  • Support ongoing compliance with requirements for Medical Devices and all associated quality system requirements.
  • Work within a cross-functional team and meet with stakeholders in tackling design details, assessing field complaints, and getting input from support teams like Human Factors, Clinical Affairs, Quality, and Regulatory.
  • Apply Design for Six Sigma tools as appropriate to enhance the product design.
  • Act as a coach and mentor to members of the team.


Our client offers a dynamic and exciting work environment with opportunity for career growth as well as great benefits such as pension, health insurance, Death in Service Benefit, Educational assistance, annual leave and more. 

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