Senior Design Engineer - Down

£50-70K - Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 3734 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Jul 2022
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Senior Design Engineer                                South Down                      £50-70K DOE   

A leading Manufacturing company based in South Down is recruiting for a highly experience Senior Design Engineer to join their ever-expanding team and to work with all departments.

The successful candidate will be working alongside the wider team developing new innovative products and improving the functionality of existing systems.

You will study, research, design and develop ideas for new products and the systems used to make them as well as modify existing products to increase efficiency or improve performance. You will also support other Designers and Junior Designers in their work and encourage and develop their skills.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the planning and design of products for all cleaning applications.
  • Debug complex problems that span across hardware, software, and electrical systems, prioritising tasks effectively to meet agreed-on timelines.
  • To attain all approvals and certifications that include ATEX.
  • Maintain documentation, ensure high standards are met and with pass accreditation.
  • Work within a team environment in order to develop and solve any solutions.
  • Work closely with other teams by defining design requirements and helping identify issues during early design, proof of concept and production stages.
  • Demonstrate working systems through experimental validation to establish their operational limit.
  • Provide all drawings and specifications for the build of the robotic systems.
  • Operate efficiently and effectively with external fabricators in order to receive the correct parts.
  • Ability to work with heavy industrial machinery on a day-to-day basis.
  • Work within a team environment and to develop and build a successful team.


This role requires a candidate with a minimum of 10 years’ experience working within a Senior Design Engineer Role.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experienced Design Engineer working within the manufacturing sector
  • Degree educated in a relevant subject
  • Strong knowledge of robotics, electrical control systems and PLC programming
  • A strong sense of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Strong technical hands-on experience and knowledge of 3D CAD drawings.
  • Experienced with Hydraulic and Electrical systems.
  • Full UK Driver’s License essential.
  • Excellent use of MS Office.

For more information about the role please feel free to contact Caolán on 0283 089 8345.

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