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Design Engineer

Reference: 21339


County Tyrone



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Date Posted

21 August, 2023

Design Engineer (County Tyrone)

Abacus is hiring a Design Engineer for a world-class company in County Tyrone.

The Design Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of this new exciting range of modular recycling equipment. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide engineered solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products.
  • Follow Group standards of in the areas of QFD, FMEA, design-for-manufacture, prototype development and field testing
  • Follow Group engineering standards and associated IT systems, to ensure effective global management of released engineering data
  • Ensure current and new products meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, function and reliability
  • Support distributors through the preparation of sales layouts, specifications and project pricing, including site visits/surveys and gathering application data
  • Reduce manufacturing cost through improved design and consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers.
  • To investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner.
  • Stay knowledgeable of machine component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovative.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree educated or equivalent in Engineering, ideally with design experience in this or a similar industry
  • Competent user of 3D Solid Modeling CAD, ideally CREO, and familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) systems
  • Good technical expertise in mechanical and electrical systems
  • A good understanding of the various applications that the equipment can operate in along with an appreciation for the expected performance of the machines.
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Good English communication skill, both written and spoken

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A “Can do” attitude and ability to interact with a multi-functional team.
  • Ability to work with others to meet deadlines.
  • Able to assess workload and commit to realistic timelines.
  • Able to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident.
  • Can identify risks both technical and commercial with proposed product change or new product

If you wish to apply or find out more information, please get in touch with Abacus. 

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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