Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (Tooling & Moulding) required for permanent role with established medical devices multinational in North Dublin. You will work on the design & manufacture of complex Medical Devices Instruments for global markets


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant technical discipline (Mechanical, Mechatronic, Med Engineering)
  • 8+ years post-qualification experience in a Mechanical Design role
  • Excellent knowledge of the design of tooling for injection moulded or casted parts
  • Material Science background – understanding the complexity of moulding in achieving a consistent product
  • Can complete a mould / mold flow analysis, identifying potential problems or weaknesses in a vendor’s tool design
  • Excellent knowledge of Metals & Materials resins, plastics that are casted (sand, die) or injection-moulded and understands how parts can be manufactured and assembled using DFM principles
  • Understands how to complete DOE’s to enhance processes and improve quality
  • Experienced CAD Designer with good PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) system knowledge (Siemens NX / Teamcenter)
  • Experience of GDT & applicable standards
  • Experience designing complex medical devices / instruments
  • Knowledge of the validation of design changes
  • Structured analysis skills with experience in complex technical trouble shooting
  • Excellent communications skills- written and verbal skills are required


  • Providing product and process design solutions to enhance internal process capability and the performance of installed products at customer sites

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and test of medical instrumentation product platforms in a low volume, high complexity and highly regulated technology environment

  • Design and validate technical solutions to enhance product and process capability

  • Capability to analyze problems to root cause with a structured approach and fully develop solutions, including all associated planning and design validation activity

  • 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.

  • You will be a ‘Local Process Owner’ & 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, Design Robustness Principles and A3 Problem Solving Principles

  • You will be a member of several project teams working with Manufacturing Engineering, Product Lifecycle Engineering, Q.A. R&D, Service and Continuous Improvement

  • Significantly contribute to product and process design initiatives through all design stage phases (problem definition, containment, setting target condition, root cause, solution design, validation, implementation, monitoring on the production floor)

  • Participate in the continuous development of the quality system, including standard operating procedures (SOP’s), 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

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