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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Dundalk, IE

Design Engineer

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.


Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow.



Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow


Are you a Design Engineer that's open to hearing about the very best opportunities in your area?


We are currently seeking a Design Engineer to join our team of professionals in Hiab’s Truck Mounted Forklifts division. The successful candidate will hold responsibility for, and influence, the development of new and existing products - both machines and components within Moffett Engineering, assisting with continuous improvements in design in order to reduce cost and improve functionality.


The position is based in our site in Dundalk, Ireland and reports directly to the R & D Manager.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Perform design work in accordance with NPD (New Product Development), ECO (Engineering Change Orders) and EWR (Engineering Work Requests)
  • Create detailed drawings for designs including Weld and General Assemblies
  • Create BOM (Bill of Material) data for all fabrications and assemblies designed
  • Responsible for own safety and should be aware of the safety of others
  • Responsible for reporting employers of any unsafe areas, acts or equipment.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a safe, efficient, timely, accurate and highly productive manner according to Company policy.


What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Successful completion of a Mechanical Engineering or relevant degree
  • A minimum of 4-7 years design experience in a manufacturing environment using a 3D CAD package
  • A minimum of 3-5 years designing steel structures and mechanical assemblies, in particular with sheet metal design
  • A minimum of 3-5 years working with a PDM/ERP system
  • Competent user of all Microsoft Office programs excel, word and PowerPoint (or Google equivalents).


Beneficial Criteria:


  • 2 years’ experience working on mobile equipment
  • Experience with Creo Parametric
  • Experience with FEA structural analysis
  • Understanding of electrical circuits on mobile equipment
  • Engine and drivetrain and hydraulic experience.


You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.


Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application now!


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.