Design Engineer - Pack Layout - Prodieco

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Design Engineer – Pack Layout

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About Prodieco

At Prodieco we are dedicated to designing & manufacturing high performance Blister Tooling and advanced engineering solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Quality, precision and a passion to exceed our customers’ expectations, drives everything we do.

Our ethos is simple: there is always a better way. You will see this in our continuous drive for internal process improvement but more importantly in the dedication to enhance every tool design to produce the perfect blister pack. Pride, dedication and an unwavering commitment to perfection are at the heart of what we do.

When you join us at our home in Cookstown, you are joining some of the most talented craftspeople and engineers in the world. We are looking for people who will help shape the next chapter of the Prodieco story. From the engineering design office to the workshop floor, we are a close team united by one desire: working to provide a service that is second to none.

Our passion inspires people to join, and makes them want to stay. We look for hard-working team players who are responsible, honest and able to be creative when faced with challenge. Crafting our world renowned tooling requires flawless attention to detail, which should follow through in everything that you do. To help you achieve your best, we provide many ways for you to develop and grow, supported by an attractive benefits package and a great working environment.

Our state of the art production facility operates as an exemplar of LEAN manufacturing in operation. From material sourcing and selection to high speed engineering equipment, the pursuit excellence runs through our operations.

job description

Role Overview:

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Pack Layout Design Engineer to join our team.

The Pack Layout Design Engineer will work as part of our internal sales team to support the field sales team, to ensure our customers are provided with accurate blister designs and drawings. In conjunction, the pack layout team member will also support the tooling design department with right first time blister pack designs. The core purpose of the Pack Layout (Design) Engineer is to ensure that all outputs, designs and other relevant supporting documentation are completed in line with company project plans and timelines, to quality specifications and processes and most importantly meeting all customer requirements.The Pack Layout Design Engineer reports to the Blister Design Team Leader.


  • Design of blister packs, tooling components and cartons using SolidWorks
  • Following instruction, design engineering projects, in line with customer requirements
  • Effective management of the customer by liaising in an appropriate fashion on matters such as technical design issues or queries
  • Lead the resolution of issues, or escalate where appropriate
  • Ensure all work is carried out in an efficient and effective manner
  • Ensure productivity targets are met to achieve and surpass the teams’ objectives
  • Interact and engage with other departments e.g. tool design, sales, production, quality as part of the design process and specifically on larger or more complex projects
  • Provide timely and accurate communication to both the team leader and company directors, as appropriate
  • Support other project teams by sharing best practice, skills experience and previous learning’s

Person Specification

Technical Skills / Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering; and/or 3-5 years’ experience in a design engineering role with high complexity
  • High level of proficiency in CAD software is required, specifically SolidWorks is essential
  • Experience in blister machine packaging design, pack technology or tool design would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience with CRM & ERP software would be an advantage


  • Customer focused and ability to liaise with customers
  • Ability to plan and organize and execute multiple projects
  • Strong problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to work to tight timelines
  • Attention to detail and ability to focus on complex tasks, with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to evaluate high risk project situations, and mitigate in a structured fashion
  • Ability to generate new ideas to improve work processes and procedures
  • Ability to work persistently to gather information and seek solutions to problems
  • Excellent communication skills capable of dealing with people/customers from all levels of the organization
  • Remain calm in pressurised circumstances and able to deal with challenging situations
  • Ability to prioritise workload in a systematic and logical manner
  • Continuous improvement skill and LEAN focused
  • Flexible and adaptable with a willingness to learn and continuously improve

Prodieco is an equal opportunities employer

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Design Engineer - Pack Layout

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