Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Cork


  • Independently research, design, develop, modify, and verify components, modules and sub-systems for medical devices.
  • Translate user needs to design inputs/ specifications and produce complex system level designs with some guidance.
  • Conduct or design advanced prototyping and testing.
  • Analyze and correct complex product design issues using independent judgment.
  • Research and translate voice of customer and voice of patient information into a series of needs that define designs
  • Successfully implement electrical components into a mechanical design
  • Adopt a human-centred approach to design and designing with an entire user task flow in mind including software and electrical elements with which users will interact.
  • Advance solutions by applying in-depth knowledge of customer needs, market and competitive offerings.
  • Apply detailed knowledge of clinical procedures to author design inputs.
  • Support Voice of Customer sessions internally and with clinicians.
  • Demonstrate developing financial acumen.
  • Lead creation and refinement of engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.
  • Follow and mentor others on R&D procedures like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.
  • Identify and support the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology.
  • Support and execute segments of complex multifunctional teams to advance projects through the design /development/launch process.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build partnership to achieve business objectives.


  • Strong technical ability to develop and optimize designs for mechanical / electro-mechanical assemblies incorporating DFM principles
  • Strong technical ability in creating engineering drawings, models, applying GD&T and CAE tools
  • Adept at applying knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes to product design.
  • Familiarity with ergonomics, ethnography in design, and human-centred design an advantage
  • Familiarity with materials science an advantage, particularly the use of plastics and metals to be sterilized for single and multiple use scenarios in a medical setting
  • Familiarity with Creo a benefit
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or BioMedical & 4+ years of work experience

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