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Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer

Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer

Electro-mechanical Design Engineer - Cork


Are you an Electrical Design Engineer with  Mechanical aptitude or vica versa?


Does developing cutting edge life changing Medical Devices excite you?


This role is based in a centre of excellence for R&D in Cork and there is excellent opportunities for growth



  • Working within the Change Control Process, will provide design support to Engineering Change Requests including manufacturing process changes, product improvements, Supplier Change Requests, Supplier Transfers and Supplier PPAP.
  • Participate in CAPA projects, working closely with cross functional teams including Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Engineering to identify and remediate product quality and process issues.
  • Provide design and product application support for operations engineering cost reduction projects
  •  Assist end customers in resolving product related issues, through problem solving and troubleshooting product designs and product training.
  •  Support investigation and root cause analysis of customer complaints and field returns using engineering analysis techniques and problem solving methodologies.
  • Evaluate and optimize concepts for mechanical function and manufacturability. Develop product designs and create prototypes from customer concepts and/or specs to test and validate ideas
  • Work with a highly creative design team to invent and develop innovative new product concepts. 
  • Determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs. 
  • Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. 
  • Liaise with advanced process development and supply chain personnel for the specification and sourcing of raw materials and suppliers.
  • Communicate with suppliers, advanced manufacturing engineering and advanced operations to resolve issues and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency. Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable.



  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Materials Science).


  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Open minded- able to recognize good ideas.
  • Innovative thinker - able to envision new and better ways to do things
  • Execute problem solving techniques related to design/technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgment for mechanical and structural design.
  • Good understanding of statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Must be able to analyze and correct product and/or process issues and make decisions using independent judgement
  • Ideally has good knowledge of human anatomy and common surgical procedures.
  • Good working knowledge of CAM/CAE computer systems, engineering materials and design, coating technologies, plastic part design and manufacturing technologies. Fluent in 3D CAD with good working knowledge of Finite Element Analysis tools.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have a good understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Must have the ability to work with and assemble small objects and component parts. ยท       Ability to operate small hand tools and inspection equipment
  •  Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed proposals and operating procedures with an in depth understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA quality system requirements
  • PC Literate (word processing, spreadsheets, data base) and strong knowledge of project Management tools is essential
  • Willingness to travel internationally for live surgery visits and global partner collaboration