Mechanical Engineers

Location Ballymena
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Long Term
Job ref: J110741
Published: 4 days ago

We are seeking Permanent Mechanical Engineers for our client Wrightbus in Ballymena. Wrightbus are a leading manufacturer in the automotive industry, producing the worlds first zero emission double-deck hydrogen bus from their modern factory.

Due to a sustained phase of growth Wrightbus require skilled candidates to join their journey to revolutionise the world of transport.

Wrightbus believe in fostering a positive work atmosphere and cultivating a culture that encourage new ideas and creativity. With a mission to make the world a better place.

Salary: Depending on experience

Hours Per Week: 38

Working hours: Monday to Thursday 7am - 5pm

Job Type: Full time, Permanent positions


- Pension: 5% employee, 3% company

- Holidays: 237.5 hours

- Life Assurance

- Multi Store Discount Scheme

- Subsidised Canteen Facilities

- On site car parking

- Medicash Scheme (Health Insurance)

Job Criteria:

- HND/HNC in Mechanical Engineering / related discipline or equivalent qualification.

- 4+ years’ experience

- 3d CAD proficient (preferably Creo / Pro E)

- Experience in heavy engineering / automotive sector

- Experience in as many of the following as possible:

- Chassis design

- Driveline Installation

- Cooling systems

- Bus body design

- Sheetmetal design

- Highly motivated and have a positive attitude.

- Strong organisational and planning skills.

- Ability to work under pressure and meet multiple deadlines.

- Creative and innovative.

Job Duties:

- Work effectively within a cross-functional team in the overall vehicle development, ensuring that all components and systems are correctly integrated into the overall vehicle design.

- Responsible for the specification, selection and integration of components and systems into new and existing vehicle designs.

- Undertake the technical assessment and analysis of the options available from component to system level. Recommend the optimal solution that satisfies system requirements whilst meeting overall vehicle objectives.

- Develop and design product options in line with customer specifications.

- Investigate and source as necessary any requirement for new materials and technology.

- Produce Creo models and assemblies of vehicle components and systems.

- Produce engineering detail drawings in Creo which can be issued to manufacturing and suppliers.

- Work with suppliers and partners to ensure that components and sub-systems can be integrated together to achieve the overall vehicle objectives and performance.

- Co-ordinate with the assembly and manufacturing teams to ensure that the Body design is clearly defined and controlled.

- Manage the definition, execution and successful completion of verification and validation plans against specified requirements.

- Support the NPD Strategy for EV, FCEV and HEV vehicles and systems.

- Provide system technical information and documentation for both internal and external customers.

- Document, validate and provide FMEA information and analysis for design reviews and NPD gateways.

- Undertake the technical assessment and analysis of components and systems and develop optimal solutions to meet overall vehicle requirements.

- Provide Technical assistance to production, support engineers and the customer.

- Produce system layout drawings.

- Create Bills of Material, specifications and detailed designs

- Produce and manage component and systems specifications.

- Support prototype build, validation and product sign off.

Additional Information:

This Mechanical Engineer position is in Wrightbus in Galgorm, Northern Ireland. You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.

Candidates interested in this role, please contact our Ballymena office on 02825420140 ask for Danielle or email CV to