Engineering & Electronics

Mechanical Design Engineer – Galway

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Galway city
  • 41958266

PE Global are recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer on an initial 6/9 month contract, to be based on our client site in Galway. Our client is a world leading Medical Device manufacturer.


To collaborate and provide design expertise to the Equipment Engineering department in the design, manufacture, documentation, and continuous improvement of equipment and tooling for the production of medical devices.

  • Generation of equipment designs which meet manufacturing, safety, CE and performance requirements. Designs include new tooling, fixtures, automated machines and modification/upgrades to same.
  • Investigation of new technologies, generation of concepts and participation in Proof of Concept projects to enable automation and support Digital Factory initiatives.
  • Providing technical leadership on equipment related product and process issues.
  • May co-ordinate activities of a number of technicians/engineers.
  • Working as part of the Equipment Engineering group this person will design new equipment for manufacturing. This person is required to take a lead role in the design of the equipment from concept to deployment.
  • Work closely with internal and external machine build in order to ensure that the equipment is built according to specifications and is properly handed over to manufacturing.
  • Ensure equipment solution are delivered within planned schedules and within budget.
  • Ensure documentation/drawing standards for equipment meet client requirements.
  • Ensure equipment meets CE marking standards.
  • As part of the design team, this person is be expected to work closely with both internal and external specialists to complete equipment related projects.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
  • Actively participate in departmental and plant Continuous Improvement through participation in Value Improvement Projects and Lean Business Process Projects as well as departmental standards etc.
  • The majority of the work will be spent on-site in a manufacturing / cleanroom environment
  • There may be a requirement as part of the role to travel to other sites
  • Working times are Monday to Friday; however weekend work may be required


  • Candidates are required to hold a Engineer Degree equivalent to or above NFQ Level 8 and have demonstrated track record in the design of equipment.
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated track record in the design of equipment. Experience of AutoCAD/Solidworks, Pneumatics, Workshop Equipment, and Machine Building will be essential.
  • The person should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Good communication skills combined with an imaginative and creative approach to problem solving.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link to apply, call Conal Lane on +353 21 4297900 or alternatively send an up to date CV to 

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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