Job Description

Position Title: Mechanical Designer

Reports To: Designer Team Leader

Location: Fermoy, Co. Cork

Job Type: Full-Time

Company Background:

ABEC is a leading supplier to the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry. ABEC’s unique value is based on combining long experience with the ability to engineer, design, manufacture, commission, qualify, and service the entire bioprocess to reduce overall cost, shorten time to market, and maximize productivity. ABEC’s products include process and equipment engineering/consulting services, comprehensive site services, bioreactors and fermenters, filtration and chromatography systems, prep and hold systems, and cleaning/sterilization systems.

Position Summary:

The Mechanical Designer works under the direction of the Design Team Leader and also utilize independent judgment to perform the day-to-day project duties of designing, developing and releasing deliverables. This includes detail & assembly drawings and related bills-of material used in the fabrication of equipment for pilot and commercial scale biopharmaceutical manufacturing (largely pressure vessel assemblies for fluid & gas handling and motorized agitation systems). Primary responsibility involves generating design plans utilizing Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software.

This position requires a high level of attention to detail along with the ability to develop a strong understanding of the ASME/ BPE Bioprocessing Equipment design standards.


  • Ability to work in a professional team-based office environment and meet date-driven customer-focused commitments.
  • Review and comprehend customer generated specifications and requirements.
  • Design and maintain documents with technical support from project engineering and project management
  • Create / maintain component BOM documentation
  • Create / maintain piping arrangement drawings (Top assembly and Piping module) using P&ID and customer specifications consisting of however not limited to; 3D models, detail drawings, spool drawings & bill of materials.
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