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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Dundalk, IE

R&D 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.

Summary of main duties and responsibilities
•    Engineer responsible for the design and development of new and existing machines and components within Moffett Engineering.
•    Work within Engineering Office Procedures and Standards.
•    Design and develop solutions to design problems or product improvements.
Main duties and responsibilities
•    Carry out design work as required on NPD (New Product Development)
•    Carry out design work as required on ECO (Engineering Change Orders.)
•    Carry out design work as required on 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 to make employer aware of any unsafe areas, acts or equipment.

Position Requirements
Essential Criteria
•    Successful completion of a Mechanical Engineering or relevant degree
•    A minimum of 7 years design experience in a manufacturing environment using a 3D CAD package.
•    A minimum of 5 years designing steel structures and mechanical assemblies, in particular with sheet metal design.
•    A minimum of 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

•    Motivated self-starter with good time management and an interest to learn
•    Excellent attention to detail and methodical manner
•    Good communicator, ability to interact with customers and suppliers.


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. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com