Design Engineer

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Job Title: Design Engineer

Reporting to: Engineering Director

Contract: 12‐month fixed term

Location: Dublin (Site Based)


  • Engineering degree or equivalent technical qualification preferably Mechanical / Manufacturing.
  • 5 – 10 years relevant experience in the Mechanical sector with experience designing carbon steel and stainless structures & access platforms.
  • TEKLA Structures & Tedds (Solid Works or FEA software etc. would be an advantage)
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or brewing industries.
  • Based on site in Dublin with some travel to client location / sites.
  • Clear ability to use various packages such as Microsoft project, excel, word and AutoCAD.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Good analysis, judgement and problem‐solving skills along with an ability to input effectively into decision making, with the team.

Role Profile

  • Working with the project team to carry out initial design, detailed design and fabrication drawings.
  • Review and analyse client specifications in terms of Company’s quotation, scope of supply and commercial terms.
  • Generate and check project engineering deliverables such as technical specifications, design submittals and handover documentation.
  • Perform Design Reviews with client/production/engineering department as required.
  • Prepare Design Qualification (DQ), Installation Qualification (IQ) and Operational Qualification (OQ) for projects including supporting FATs and commissioning as required.
  • Reviewing the mechanical build with the project team as it progresses and facilitating project communications and reports.
  • Work with other internal departments to ensure project objectives are met.
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise on projects.
  • Overseeing project quality control and project health and safety matters.
  • Any other functions deemed relevant by your line manager.

Application requirements

  • Updated copy of your CV.

Applications should be sent using our online application form above or sent to [email protected] or posted to: Buttimer Engineering, Finance & HR Department, Cahir Business Park, Cahir, Co. Tipperary E21 W240.

Buttimer Engineering is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion or political beliefs.