Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Overview

Our client, one of the largest specialist vehicle converters in Ireland & the UK, wish to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to work from their Co. Offaly base in Ireland. This represents a very good opportunity for someone with career ambition to join a longstanding, progressive and dynamic company who believe that their people are their greatest asset.

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will be proficient in the Solid Works 3D drawing package.
  • The success of this role depends on having good teamwork, in particular with Pre-Production, Production, Purchasing, Electrical and Planning.
  • Meet with industry standards with which conversions are carried out, for example CEN 1789 2010, EWVTA.

Responsible to – Operations Manager.

Skills required for the Mechanical Design Engineer Role

  • Experienced in Solid Works, Autodesk Inventor (3D CAD) or similar.
  • Experience of project management, an ability to coordinate multiple projects and priorities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Power-point and Conversant in email and attachment of data.
  • Attention to detail, self-motivated, well organised and a good communicator.
  • Ability to adapt to new engineering environments and regulatory requirements.


  • Mountable Box body and Van conversion design for Ambulance Build, Testing and Certification, Build Specification Development and Change Control.
  • Preparation of compliance information and drawings for all Testing, Certification and Regulatory Compliance.
  • Preparation of ‘Fabricated’ parts drawings and liaison with suppliers.
  • Preparation of Workshop Build Specification from Customer Specification including 2D/3D Drawings.
  • Managing of Change Control
  • Preparation of shop floor Work Instructions.
  • Preparation of As-Built Drawings and Technical/Service Manuals on completion of project.
  • Preparation of Tender Drawings.
  • Attending meetings with Customer and updating drawings & specifications from matters discussed.
  • Data compilation and analytical work using Excel spreadsheets.
  • Determination of load balance on finished vehicles.
  • Preparation of IVA applications and other regulatory paperwork.
  • Preparation of working drawings for cabinet fabrication.
  • Project assignments as required.

Salary: A very good remuneration package will be provided to the selected person.


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