Design Partners also Looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer

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    Just noticed Design Partners are also looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer, details below.

    Both jobs also posted on Coroflot.
    Job Description

    About You

    We are seeking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer who can bring new knowledge, leadership and a genuine passion for product design, development and engineering.


    You can draw from extensive experience and have a proven ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, internal client resources and manufacturing partners. This experience has strengthened your ability to lead teams of individuals from a range of disciplines. You have a sincerity in your leadership style; one which is founded in diligence, empathy and an ability to communicate a clear vision to project stakeholders.


    Your sound grounding in manufacturing and design processes means you can comfortably manage the critical path for numerous, concurrent product development projects and deliver to strict deadlines. In fact, you are as comfortable with people as you are with deadlines!


    You understand the consumer electronics and medical device industries and have extensive knowledge of the design process from concept to manufacture. Your understanding of product costings and factory capabilities mean that you posses the ability to negotiate terms and liaise with manufacturing vendors.


    You are passionate about achieving success for clients, your firm and yourself.
    Desired Skills & Experience

    About the Role

    This role requires an experienced engineer with strong leadership skills who can manage people, teams and processes to bring projects from inception to completion. A detail orientated approach is expected to create project briefs, product documentation, tolerancing and project reports.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
    • Minimum of eight years relevant experience
    • Consultancy experience is a major advantage
    • Comprehensive portfolio showing project detail as well as finished work
    • Advanced knowledge of 3D CAD packages – ProE/Creo preferred
    • Fluency in 3D CAD surfacing with expertise in production level, Class A surfacing
    • Experience in modern mass manufacturing techniques is essential
    • Knowledge of substrate fabric, textiles and other soft materials is an advantage
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Basic knowledge of Photoshop
    Submission Details

    Apply through LinkedIn or submit a complete application by E mail to , titled “Senior Mechanical Engineer”. Include a short letter, resume/cv. and samples of your work highlighting your achievements and career to date. (PDF, less than 5MB).
    Company Description

    About Design Partners

    Design Partners is a leading industrial design consultancy with offices in Ireland and San Francisco. We are a thirty five strong, multi disciplinary team who work with global brands to create compelling products that sell. Collaboration with our clients is deep, intensive and based on sustained long term relationships. Design Partners is in a growth phase at present having opened a new office in San Francisco in the past year and investing in the redevelopment of the headquarters in Bray, Ireland.


    About our Engineering Team

    Our design and engineering teams are highly collaborative, agile and creatively interdependent. Engineering is a critical part of our product development process where we are engaged from the outset and ensure that creative design solutions are realised in an innovative and effective manner.


    Engineering is growing with Design Partners and while it has always been a core competency at the consultancy, we are increasingly adding value to existing clients and brining weight to new design projects.
    We have a reputation for providing clear direction on projects and delivering impeccable, ready to manufacture production files to external engineers.

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