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Engineering Assistant




Irish Pressings Ltd

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Job Description:

The work of an engineering assistant will involve interpreting drawings and technical data to machine and assemble jigs, fixtures, press tools, dies and punches. At Irish Pressings, our engineering operations are carried out to the highest-level of precision. Meticulous attention to detail will be the hallmark of a good engineer. Daily activities as an Engineering Apprentice will involve practical work operating lathe, milling machines, surface grinders, drilling and spark erosion in addition to preparatory work marking out and measuring tools with the highest level of precision and attention to detail. Modern technologies such as wire erosion, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM) and Computer Numeral Control (CNC) machining have become an integral part of the work of the toolmaker. Duties and Responsibilities: – To aid the engineering department in a range of projects including the manufacture of press tools and the production of pressed components, prototypes and welded assemblies – To gain an understanding and knowledge of the operation of critical engineering equipment – To develop a knowledge of engineering processes and in particular tool making Skills Required for a career in Engineering: – Good hand-eye coordination, and an interest/aptitude for engineering and practical work – Ability to show accuracy and attention to detail in work – Ability to follow and work under instruction – Ability to work to high specifications and quality requirements – Being physically active and ability to be on your feet all day – Ability to work as part of a team and also work independently – Ability to understand technical drawings and other diagrams – Accuracy with numbers- counting, measuring and arithmetic 


Permanent / Full-time

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