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Mechanical Design Engineer

About Aerogen: 
Headquartered in the vibrant city of Galway, with offices around the world, Aerogen is proud to be the world leader in acute care aerosol drug delivery. Recognised through multiple MedTech awards and eight-time winner of the Zenith award for Respiratory Care Excellence in North America, collectively our employees make a difference to patients’ lives every day, having already reached 16 million patients in over 75 countries. 

Our talented and skilled team collaborate to innovate, challenge and test not only in relation to our products but every facet of how we work. We lead the way, finding innovative solutions to even the most complex problems, all in the name of delivering better patient care. 

Our business is growing rapidly across the globe and as we grow, our core culture of “We Care” universally connects us. We believe that your ambition and integrity fuels ours and we are committed to supporting our employees to reach their full potential through tangible investment in their careers. Join us as we continue to #discoverbetter

What is the role?  
An exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Aerogen R&D Team. This position is responsible for designing, developing and testing electromechanical, metallurgical & polymeric products. The successful candidate will undertake specifying/designing, developing and testing the equipment and processes to manufacture and test these products. The Mechanical Design Engineer will be required to document these activities in line with the company's product and process development procedures.

What are the key responsibilities?  

As part of the Mechanical Design Engineering team, working on new and existing product design & development projects.
Support project teams in general activities related to ongoing product design & development.
Design, development, build and testing of products.
Specifying/designing, developing and testing the equipment and processes to manufacture and test these products.
Document project activities in line with the company's product and process development procedures.
Effective liaison with, and support of, other in-house departments as necessary.

What education and experience are required?  
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline.
Minimum 4 years’ experience in a Mechanical Engineering role or equivalent.

What key skills will make you great at the role? 
Excellent communication skills including the ability to write and present concise technical reports.
Enjoys understanding technical problems and driven to find optimum solutions. 
Ability to work as part of a fast paced, multi-disciplinary team with excellent collaboration and teamwork skills. 
Strong presentation skills and has an ability to portray concepts concisely. 
Advanced capabilities with 3D Modelling & 2D Drawing software such as Solidworks. 
Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. 
Expertise in multi-component tolerance analysis. 
Proven experience in Plastic Part Design. 
Experience developing Design Verification Test methods and qualifying same. 
Knowledge of CFD & FEA Simulation software such as Ansys. 
Experience in the Medical Device area would be an advantage.

What is it like to work at Aerogen?  

Our purpose is to transform patient lives and our ethos is to #discoverbetter. This also translates to how we look after our people. We want talented, passionate and engaged people to join Aerogen and build your career with us. We understand that your life evolves through different stages, and we are here to support our global team with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone! Here is an idea of what we offer: 
Excellent medical care. 
Bonus & Pension. 
‘Aerogen Connect’ – our employee led programme which supports our global teams to unite and have fun.  
We pledge 1% of profits and time to charities and organisations 

Check out our careers website to discover more about Life at Aerogen 

Aerogen is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. If you have any difficulty using our application process, please contact us by emailing Please include your name and preferred method of contact. 

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Job Title
Mechanical Design Engineer