Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Pharma Projects - Tipperary

Location: Ireland

EUR 85,000 - 90,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31983

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer with over 10 years Experience?

This is a full time permanent position based in Tipperary.

If interested, send your CV to or call Colm on +353-1-9696684 to discuss further.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Pharma Projects - Tipperary

Job Description

Our client is a large international engineering company working on large scale projects globally.

Undertake mechanical systems design, including but not limited to equipment sizing, specification, arrangements, schematics, 3D models, calculations, reports, and specifications.

Lead 30%, 60%, 90% & IFC Mechanical Design Review & Coordination.

Contribute to the sustainable design initiative within the company with close attention to energy management, design for sustainability and implementation of sustainable design technologies. 

Detailed design coordination with other disciplines.

Responding to site RFIs, conducting reviews of specialist suppliers or contractor prepared designs, and lead team meetings to resolve design issues. 

Ensure best document management practices are applied to all project documentation.

Ensuring project compliance with the relevant codes & standards Eg: (ASME, PED, ISO, ANSI, ASTM)

Ensure all mechanical systems are designed in compliance with all Corporate and Statutory Regulations and Guidelines in relation to EHS regulations.

Evaluate and provide input on new design concepts which were not a part of the original scope of work.

Accountable for ensuring execution of the project scope is technically aligned and in compliance with Project Operations, Policies, Standards of Business Conduct, and company Project Management System (PMS).

Responsible to monitor the engineering schedule and related milestones, provides data and recovery plans to address any technical issues or schedule delays

Evaluate and advise to Engineering Manager on mechanical related design changes to ensure efficient change management.

Forecast, plan and manage Individual & Team workload, Progress against agreed plan and criteria.

Managing other professionals on a project basis (engineers, BIM/CAD technicians, and support staff) and ensuring that work produced is to the required quality, produced on time.

Job Requirements

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Bio-Pharmaceutical or Semi-Conductor industry is essential. 

10+ years of mechanical design experience at a senior engineering or advisory level with specific knowledge of engineering & execution of large-scale projects and operations.

Excellent written and oral English skills.

Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills.

Good communication, influencing and interface skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs.

Proficient in Engineering Design software programs such as: Plant 3D, Revit, Navisworks, BIM 360, AutoCAD or similar. 

Extensive knowledge of design standards, specifications, guides, and procedures.


€85k - €90k Salary negotiable for the right candidate.

Full time permanent position.

Hybrid Option.


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Mechanical Design Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Colm by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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