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Design Engineer





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Job Description:

If you are considering a career change to a growing company within one of Europe’s largest industries, then SF Engineering may be right for you. As one of the leading manufacturers of products and solutions for the food industry, a career at SF is beyond what you might expect. At SF we realise that our employees are one of the keys to our success. We look for individuals who share our passion to succeed. As a leader in our field, we are growing rapidly and have a number of positions available for our site at Grange in the West of Ireland, including a Mechanical Design Engineer. The Role: To play a key role in the Design Department in ensuring that SF Engineering has a range of high quality, technically innovative and commercially competitive products suitable for the food industry as a stand-alone or full line solution. Producing high quality drawing packs for the purpose of manufacture. In addition, the role requires that the successful applicant will be responsible for technical support to other functions within the business. Specifically, you will be responsible for: • Produce SolidWorks models/drawings working from concepts/layout drawings • Assist Project Engineers in taking live projects from inception to completion • Design and develop new products for the food processing industry • Design and develop enhancements to SF’s existing product range • Support other departments where required on issues of a technical nature • Production and maintenance of technical documentation as required • Ensure that products meet all mandatory legislation (Design RA, CE Manuals) • Constant interrogation of product design to identify and implement cost savings and manufacturing/process improvements • Specification of mechanical components such as belts, motors and pneumatics The Person: • Minimum 3rd level qualification in mechanical engineering • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment • Experience in sheet metal & fabrication desirable • Experience in the food industry desirable • Fully conversant with SolidWorks • Effective organisation and time management skills • Ability to work independently or as part of a team • Ability to remain calm under pressure and multi task to meet tight deadlines • A good eye with high attention to detail • An enthusiastic and “can do” attitude • Willing to travel and work weekends, where required Salary package: •


Permanent / Full-time

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