Project Engineer

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Project Engineer

About Us

Tekpak Automation specialises in the design, development, and manufacture of customisable high-speed end-of-line Packaging Machinery. We utilise the latest Robotic and Servo-Motion technologies to build complex cutting-edge Automated Machine Solutions. Our clients are industry-leading multi-national Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Food Manufacturers.

Why Work at Tekpak

We offer the chance to excel in a high-growth industry that demands tenacity, creativity, persistence, passion, and talent. If this sounds like something you’re interested in then please keep reading.

Team members enjoy the fast-pasted nature of collaborating on multiple highly complex projects simultaneously alongside industry professionals. We value hard work, accuracy, and creativity, which shows in our design solutions and the machines we manufacture. You will not just be a cog in the wheel at Tekpak. Everyone at Tekpak is highly valued for the contribution they make to the team and the end client. Our clients are held in the highest regard but without a professional and valued group of employees, the company could not have grown to where we are today.

We offer the opportunity to develop personally and surpass your expectations of what you can achieve. We encourage communication up, down and across departments. We are agile, adaptive and detail orientated. This helps us to move quickly, and be innovative while staying current with the latest technologies. With any company experiencing exponential growth, there are always opportunities for the right people to progress their careers to Technical Leads or Managers.

We also offer competitive salaries, on-the-job training, personal development, and paid travel opportunities. Health insurance & pension scheme are available after the qualifying period. We are also part of the cycle to work scheme and encourage sports and activities outside working hours.

Project Engineer Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work as part of the projects team and be assigned to multiple highly complex projects.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Development of the 2D Layouts through the Project Lifecycle from initial concept to final, as-built layout
  • Development of Technical Specifications
  • Generating the inputs required for technical documentation
  • Direct and consistent customer communication throughout the project relating to engineering details
  • Site visits to local and international customer locations to verify and assess Design and Space Constraints to provide detailed feedback to the team
  • Working closely with the Design and Procurement team to assist with the specification of components and OEM equipment
  • Support the Projects, Design and Operations Teams
  • Participate in DQ Reviews, preparation of documentation for FAT/SAT and customer training
  • Implement equipment Handover, SAT, and Training with the customer

Required Qualification and Experience

The ideal candidate would possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Highly motivated, dependable, organised, and professional
  • A third-level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience, ideally in a machine building or similar automation environment 
  • Advanced 2D CAD (AutoCAD or similar package)
  • MS Office including Excel to high level
  • Ability to use Microsoft Project or other Project Scheduling tools
  • Significant technical experience in a project-based business or as an exceptional graduate.

We respectfully ask Agencies – please do not contact us regarding this position.

This position qualifies under the Critical Skills Employment Permit rules in Ireland and assistance will be given by the Company in obtaining a Work Permit for successful candidates if they are currently residents outside UK or EU/EEA (UK/EU/EEA residents do not need a permit).

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