Employer Vacancies

Mechanical / Design Engineer



Company Name: Sturdy Products Ltd

Location of Position: Blessington, Co. Wicklow

Company URL: www.sturdyproducts.com



Number positions: 1

Vacancy Type: Current Vacancy

Duties: Sturdy Products is a fast growing SME based in Blessington, Co. Wicklow. Our rotationally moulded plastic products are unique in the Irish market and we enjoy an unmatched design and production capacity as well as several strategic alliances with market leading manufacturers. Due to the continuing growth of our business, we are now recruiting a Product Design/Mechanical Engineer Graduate with drive and ambition to succeed.

The candidate must be comfortable working as part of the design department which looks after the development of new products as well as mechanical issues which may arise from time to time within the company. The candidate must be a team player but also be capable of using their own initiative. The ideal candidate should have good analytical skills, good computer skills, be creative, have good interpersonal skills, have mechanical knowledge and good problem-solving skills. The candidate will be required to: - research product sectors and product uses, who will use the product and the various ways it might be used - identify possible production savings from a mechanical viewpoint - identify potential custom moulding clients in conjunction with the design department and help to promote this in-house service - consult with clients/suppliers to determine requirements for design projects - sketch to illustrate ideas or create 3D renderings to provide a better visual of design ideas - be proficient in the use of computer software such as Solidworks, AutoCAD, Photoshop, etc. - be aware of materials and production costs to determine manufacturing requirements - be able to work with other specialists to evaluate whether design concepts will fill the need at a reasonable cost - evaluate product safety, appearance, and function to determine if a design is practical - present designs and demonstrate prototypes (if required) to clients for approval - be involved in the testing and commissioning of final prototypes and designs - be involved in other day to day tasks as required within the organisation


Applicant Required

Target Discipline: Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Design

Level: Degree

Additional Info:


Application Procedure

Method application: Please forward your Letter of Application and C.V. by post, or by e-mail to R & D Director, Sturdy Products Limited, Blessington, Co. Wicklow. design@sturdyproducts.com  +353 45 865044

Closing Date: 08-09-2017