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Electrical Design Engineer at one of the leading manufacturing companies in the South of Ireland.

Liebherr have been manufacturing cranes in their Killarney facility since 1958 and today Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. designs, manufactures and installs a complete range of rail-mounted ship-to shore cranes, container stacking cranes, rubber tyre gantry cranes and straddle carriers.  Liebherr started manufacturing gantry container cranes and ship to shore cranes in 1967. In 1972, Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. was formed and is now responsible within the Liebherr Group for the worldwide marketing, design, manufacture, delivery, erection and servicing of rail mounted quayside container cranes and container stacking cranes.

Position:

Electrical Design Engineer at Liebherr Ireland

Company:

Liebherr

City & country:

County Kerry , Ireland

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Your challenge:

  • Analyse client's problems or requirements.
  • Identify and evaluate potential technical solutions.
  • Manage system requirements and ensure end solution fulfils technical and commercial requirements. 
  • Create and maintain technical documents including function descriptions, implementation descriptions, drawings, piece lists, commissioning procedures, etc.
  • Liaise with customer service department to support project tenders, technical issues and training.
  • Liaise with software developers to ensure crane monitoring requirements for automation systems are updated, where necessary document requirements and verify implementation. 
  • Liaise with other design disciplines to prepare mechanical or structural design documentation to facilitate changes.
  • Liaise with purchasing department for the selection of suitable sub-systems or component suppliers.

Our offer

  • Irish employment contract
  • Annual leave 21 days plus 9 public holidays
  • Pension after probation (7% of salary from the company)
  • Flexi time (Core hours 8.30am – 4pm)
  • Free parking
  • Subsidized canteen
  • Sports & social club
  • Business casual environment
  • Full relocation & integration support for expats
  • Living and working in Ireland’s top scenic locations
  • Work with a 100% family owned company

Your experience

  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Automation / Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills (verbal and in writing).
  • Confident at challenging the status quo and open to adapting new technologies or techniques.
  • Programming knowledge and experience of Safety and Non-safety PLC systems using Codesys.
  • Familiarity with Zuken E3 or similar drawing package.
  • Willingness to travel internationally as required.

About Liebherr

Liebherr is a Swiss company, originating from Germany, now operating out of more than 50 countries worldwide. Their largest facilities are in Germany, Australia, Britain, Ireland, Turkey, and the US. Liebherr comprises of 130 smaller companies specialising in 11 different sectors including cranes, mining, concrete, aerospace, transport, construction machinery, tools, and domestic appliances. They are the world’s largest manufacturer of cranes and produce the most powerful and tallest container crane on the planet. Capable of lifting over 3000 tonnes! They are extremely successful, with annual revenue of €10.5 billion, in 2018. The company employs a total workforce of over 46,000 people, internationally. 800 of them are based at the plant in Killarney, Co Kerry. Since 1958, Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd has been working out of Killarney and the port of Fenit producing ship-to-shore container cranes, rubber-tired and rail-mounted stacker cranes.

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About County Kerry

County Kerry, otherwise known as ‘The Kingdom’, is the most iconic vision of Ireland you could ever find. With its dramatic coastline, emerald mountains and tumbling stone walls, its landscapes are straight off a picture postcard. Situated in the South West region of Munster, County Kerry is only 1 hr from the major cities of Cork and Limerick. County Kerry is easily accessible by road and rail, and there is even a regional airport flying daily to Germany, London, Spain and Portugal. The region has a small population of just 147,707 (2016). The primary town is Tralee Town, closely followed by the highly popular tourist destination of Killarney. The weather is surprisingly mild, due to the passing gulf stream. Living in Co Kerry can offer a great quality of life together with a low cost of living. The perfect combination!

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About Ireland

Millions of expats have chosen to come, live and work in the Republic of Ireland. This English speaking European island has been influencing the world for generations. With good political and cultural connections with the EU, Britain and the US, Ireland is in a very strong position economically. With great job opportunities, a thriving industry and attractive lifestyle, it’s no wonder Ireland is an attractive prospect for ambitious individuals looking to further their career.

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Position:

Electrical Design Engineer at Liebherr Ireland

Company:

Liebherr

City & country:

County Kerry , Ireland

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