Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location South Dublin
Discipline: Technical and Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: €32000.00
Contact name: Kevin Heffernan

Contact email: kevin@trentrec.ie
Job ref: TR00138
Published: 4 months ago

Great Opportunity to join a well-funded, high-tech, start-up based in South County Dublin. The company will operate in a large niche global market with a value of €1 billion in annual revenues over the next ten years. Since their formation in 2015, they have won numerous national and EU awards for their technology and their business proposition. They are now seeking to hire a Junior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their product development team.


You will be part of a dynamic product design team making a real contribution to the delivery of first of its kind technology. Specifically you will be developing very high precision electro-mechanical / optical assemblies as they move into the commercialisation of the product. You should have a mix of skills with a foundation from first principles in solid mechanics, thermodynamics and materials. You obviously have a strong aptitude for mechanical design along with a capacity for engineering from first principles.

The role involves the analysis of problems and associated root cause analyses leading to the generation of design specifications. The design of mechanical equipment to specific requirements. The generation of calculations / analysis / test programmes and supporting documentation for designs. The creation of documentation for CE Marking / 3rd party approval and the generation of standard operating procedures.

This is a great opportunity for a recently qualified Mechanical Engineer who has a strong interest in design and wants to be part of a team where they can develop their engineering skills. You hold a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent and ideally have some experience in a relevant environment in the following areas:

 The design of mechanical assemblies from first principles Designing for manufacture. Knowledge of high-precision machining. Data analysis skills and any exposure to automation and electro-mechanical control would be great although by no means essential.