Mechanical Design Engineer – Galway, Ireland

Purpose of Position:

JFC Group are offering the chance to join our Evolution R&D division and be part of a multi-disciplinary project team.  This is an exciting role within a high growth industry where you will have the opportunity to develop your skills by joining a dynamic design team developing High-Tech products for the agricultural sector. The position requires a strong candidate who can demonstrate initiative, innovation, and drive to succeed within a fast-paced environment. This position will be based in our Headquarters in Tuam, Co Galway

Key duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work on new product development within the Evolution R&D team
  • Build prototypes, conduct laboratory and field testing
  • Create CAD models and detailed drawings for manufacture
  • Prepare detailed reports on results of testing
  • Work closely with electronics / software disciplines on control system integration
  • Develop concepts through all stages of the mechanical design process
  • Conduct and participate in technical design reviews
  • Manage development schedules to project timelines
  • Document designs and specifications based on the ISO 9001 QMS
  • Any other duties as specified by Engineering Team Lead


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in an Engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical
  • 3+ years of relevant industrial experience within a design environment
  • Excellent 3D CAD Skills with CREO, Solidworks or similar
  • Good understanding of design for manufacture is essential
  • Experience in DFMEA’s and risk management techniques a key advantage
  • Strong teamwork skills with a results-oriented commitment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in Root cause analysis
  • Project management experience desirable
  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment advantageous
  • Full Driving Licence


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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