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Customer Sales Design Engineer

at Jobop Ireland
Location Carlow, Ireland
Date Posted September 29, 2021
Category Technical and Engineering
Job Type Permanent (Full-time)
Salary Range €45,001 to €50,000


Job title: Sales Design Engineer

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Carlow

Our client is an expanding engineering fabrication company providing expertise in the design and manufacture of specialist jigs and fixtures for the aerospace and medical devices industries. They are looking to recruit an experienced Sales Design Engineer with at least 5 years’ experience from a high precision engineering background.

Candidate Profile: The successful candidate should have the following:

Degree in mechanical or similar engineering with some post qualification in CAD

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical product design using 3D CAD, Solidworks

Experience in translating customer requirements into a productive design plan

Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills. Will be a strong influencer with the ability to get full buy in from customer and company team members re change, minimal fault tolerance and delivery of best standards of product and practice to the customer.

Job Profile:

To be responsible for transitioning design requirements from customer to the design team and onto production.

Main duties:

Dovetail with sales team during end sales cycle to present technical design offering.

Discuss design requirements with customer’s technical representative.

Specify material, design, and production requirements in conjunction with company’s stakeholders.

Produce initial prototype design using 3D CAD

Check final design fits exactly with customer requirements.

Oversee production of design schematics

Ensure design timelines are set and followed correctly.

Liaise with quality, tooling, and production function throughout entire process.

Assist with delivering end product to customer providing design documentation roadmap.

Account manage and recognise opportunities for cross or up selling.

Working with the Business Development Manager to develop and nurture a strong and sustained relationship with the customer.

Excellent career prospects

Salary: €40-50k plus benefits