Mechanical Design Engineer

Last Updated: 23rd January 2019 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level

English, Spanish


Engineer with 8 years experience working in an engineering design office (including 3 years as a Mechanical Design Engineer) with experience ranging from large welded steel assemblies to designing smaller plastic devices, including the design of electromechanical components. I'm currently working with a medical device company in Ireland as a Mechanical Design Engineer, but I plan to relocate in 2019.

I have a Bachelor's Degree (level 8) in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor's Degree (level 8) in Fire Safety Engineering. I am a Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP) and have training in GD&T.


Open University UK
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Mechanical Engineering

   Oct 2016
— Sep 2018


Structural integrity: Designing Against Failure (DISTINCTION)
Renewable Energy (GRADE 2 PASS)
Engineering Project (GRADE 3 PASS)
Fluid Mechanics (GRADE 3 PASS)

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Fire Safety Engineering

   Sep 2003
— May 2008

Includes a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering Materials

Fire Dynamics, Fire Safety Design, Quantitative Risk Analysis, Fire Protection Systems, Computer Fire Modelling

Mechanics of Materials, Civil Engineering Materials, Soil Mechanics & Site Investigation, Structural Analysis, Mathematics & Applied Statistics, Hydraulics


Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Mechanical Design Engineer

   Aug 2018
— Current

• Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals develops and manufactures specialty pharmaceuticals, including medical devices
• Researched the design and engineering performance of a medical device used for the therapeutic use of inhaled nitric oxide
• Designed mechanical components and integrated electrical components in the device system
• Collaborated with supply chain, electrical engineers, quality, and procurement departments to reduce costs
• Designed injection-molded plastic parts
• Prepared engineering documents, reports and work instructions.

Design Engineer

   Jun 2014
— Jul 2018

• OpenHydro is a technology business that designs, manufactures, and installs tidal energy systems.
• Worked initially for 2 years as a CAD technician and then 2 years as a Mechanical Design Engineer
• Created 3D models and 2D drawings of tidal turbine systems using SolidWorks 2017
• Designed mechanical products of tidal turbine assemblies
• Collaborated with supply chain, quality, and procurement departments to reduce costs
• Worked within a EPDM system to control and store documents
• Created all drawings in accordance with strict design principles and highly regulated standards

CAD Technician

   Nov 2013
— Jun 2014

Suretank Ltd. is a world-leading manufacturer of CCUs (Cargo Carrying Units) for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry.
● Drafted of highly regulated offshore equipment using SolidWorks 2013
● Converted designs from 2D to 3D.
● Member of team involved with implementing PDM
● GD&T
● Identified and implemented potential design improvements

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