Mechanical Engineer at Design Partners

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    Design Partners in Bray are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join their team.

    Job Description

    About You

    We are seeking to recruit a new member to our expanding Mechanical Engineering team. We’re looking for graduates or individuals who have 1-2 years experience with a desire to acquire new knowledge.


    You are inquisitive - you’ve taken apart every toy you’ve ever owned and have every LEGO Technic set created!


    You are passionate - you love the idea of taking a design and making it better and you strive to achieve success for yourself through your work.


    You are grounded – you have a common sense approach and a fundamental understanding of what works.


    You love the Discovery channel and have TiVo’d every episode of “How It’s Made”. You know the difference between an injection molding and an extrusion.


    You are a collaborator – you are a strong communicator and work extremely well within teams. You can contribute within a brainstorm environment and are as attentive in listening to the perspectives of others as you are presenting your own point of view.


    You are a natural with CAD – and love every package - CAD, CAM, FEA, CFD! You were the go to guy for your peers at University, you showed up the tutor, you were top of your class - you exceeded their requirements because you could!


    You are a sponge – you just soak up knowledge, you’re never satisfied and you are always thirsty for more.


    You’re not limited by your background, your role. We will surround you with the best and the brightest the design world has to offer; you will absorb that knowledge and be empowered to identify problems and fix them.

    Desired Skills & Experience

    About the Role

    The Mechanical Engineer will work on diverse design projects with team members from other disciplines under the guidance of the engineering team. This is an intensive position where new learning is applied to projects on a daily basis. Our engineering team is constantly developing their knowledge and understanding of new processes to solve design problems and this role will be expected to contribute to this.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
    • 0-2 years relevant experience
    • Knowledge of 3D CAD packages – ProE/Creo preferred, but Solidworks acceptable
    • Basic knowledge in 3D CAD surfacing
    • You have a good grounding in mass manufacturing techniques such as Injection Molding, Extrusion, Die Casting, Sheet Metal Pressing etc.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Basic knowledge of Photoshop. Illustrator and InDesign

    Submission Details

    It’s all about you! We want to get to know you so don’t leave anything out! Send in anything that may help to tell your story event if it is a sketch when you were three years old! If it tells me who you are then send it in; if you are into making music, I want to hear it; if you are into photography, I want to see it.


    Apply through Linked In or send me an email, , titled “Mechanical Engineer”. Include a short letter saying who you are and why you are right for the role along with a resume/cv and anything else you think it relevant. Keep mails under 5Mb, anything else can be submitted through our WeTransfer site. https://designpartners.wetransfer.com/
    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 working together in an open and culturally diverse environment. Collaboration with our clients is deep, intensive and based on sustained long term relationships. Design Partners is expanding with a new office in San Francisco and major 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 fully realised.


    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 bringing 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.

    Yes, its not Product Design or Industrial Design per se but it could be a foot in the door, and I can say from the expierence I gained in the work place that a few years working in engineering or mould design would greatly help develop a designer. You would be amazed the amount of designers out there with no clue of how to design a prodcut that you can actually make..lol..

    Anyway, for those interested all the details are there.

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