Mechanical Design Engineer

We are offering an exciting career opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team and contribute to developing complex automation solutions for our global multinational customer base. The successful candidate will design and develop innovative automation solutions, collaborating with cross-functional engineering teams to create the mechanical elements of our automation machines.

Key responsibilities:
• Design and develop automated equipment from concept to delivery, ensuring all customer requirements are met.
• Create 3D and 2D designs and details using Autodesk Inventor and SolidWorks.
• Conduct component selection, engineering calculations, and design analysis to optimize solutions.
• Create and manage project documentation, ensuring technical accuracy and control.
• Drive project delivery within defined scope, budget, schedule, and quality standards.
• Review and understand project requirements, ensuring alignment with customer expectations.
• Plan and prioritize work across multiple projects to ensure timely completion.
• Lead and participate in internal and external workshops, reviews, and meetings, presenting design information and project updates clearly and effectively.
• Collaborate across departments to generate shared ownership of project delivery and review.
• Share knowledge and work on problem-solving with project teams.
• Innovate by delivering optimal solutions, fostering a safe environment for idea generation, and championing valuable technologies.
• Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the department and across the business.
• Travel to customer and vendor sites, as well as events, in Ireland and beyond.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.
• 2+ years of experience in Mechanical Design/Engineering.
• Proficiency in Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, or equivalent design software.
• Full Driver’s License.
• Experience in the development of automated equipment.
• Experience in bespoke project delivery.

Key Skills & Attributes:
• Strong project delivery capabilities, including managing scope, schedule, cost, quality, and risk.
• Excellent planning, organizational, prioritization, and task management skills.
• Ability to develop innovative design solutions.
• Good commercial understanding.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to make responsible and effective decisions.
• Curiosity about technology and staying informed about technological advancements.
• Customer-focused mindset.
• Self-motivated and proactive.
• Trustworthy and efficient.

What we offer:
At Modular Automation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees’ well-being and professional development, including flexible work arrangements, health insurance contributions, company bonus, maternity and paternity leave, pension plan, training support, and various wellness initiatives.

About Modular Automation:
Modular Automation, based in Shannon, Co. Clare, is an engineering company offering automation and integration solutions to the world’s leading medical technology manufacturers. We excel in the integration of the latest engineering technologies such as collaborative and autonomous mobile robots (AMR’s), machine tending and transport solutions, and Industry 4.0 applications. Our company’s excellence is rooted in a fusion of pioneering design, advanced engineering, and an unwavering dedication to precision.
In November 2023, Automated Industrial Robotics Inc from Los Angeles, USA and funded by ARES Management private equity group, acquired Modular Automation, and began forming a new company – AIR – to bring together a specialist Automation organisation consisting of constituent SME automation companies with complimentary skills, capabilities, and track records. Modular sits within this new company global company, whilst retaining its brand, strategy, and leadership team.
Our purpose at Modular is to enable the world’s leading medical technology companies to manufacture sophisticated, ultra-high quality, life-changing products, at scale. Over our 40-year history, we have garnered a significant reputation with our customers for delivering innovative and reliable automation solutions. We are proud at Modular, to work within a talented and diverse community of professionals who bring expertise and innovation into solving the automation challenges of our medical device customers.
For ten consecutive years, Modular has received recognition by Deloitte as a Platinum level “Best Managed Company”. We operate in a customer-centric and collaborative culture and environment, and the way our team works together and with our partners and customers builds long-term trust and deep relationships. We have the expertise, commitment, and determination to make the unknown known, and our team will go the extra mile to make it happen.

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. It is not exhaustive and may be subject to change.

Modular Automation is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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