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Job Vacancy - Research and Development (R&D) Engineer

About Us:

McElmeel Mobility Services are a Market Leader in adaptation, conversion and supply of vehicles for disabled drivers and passengers. Based three miles outside the City of Armagh, we supply converted and adapted vehicles across Ireland and the UK.  Established in 1950 and the oldest converter in our industry, McElmeel Mobility is a third generation Family run business, built upon our core values of innovation and excellent customer service.

The Role:
McElmeel Mobility Services are looking for a R&D Engineer to support our fast paced, dynamic engineering team, supporting new product development and drive continuous improvement to existing designs.  


  • Work closely with the wider team in relation to new product development including management, marketing and production,
  • Work closely with Engineering team to design and document new conversions, develop new processes, update production build manuals, and carry out fault finding exercises,
  • Liaise with R&D team in the creation/modification of parts, technical drawings, and Bill of Materials,
  • Implementation of new technologies, manufacturing processes and materials,
  • Sourcing and liaising with suppliers of purchased components,
  • Follow engineering change control procedure where applicable,
  • Record and analyse Time and Motion studies to drive improvements in production times, 
  • Create and update all relevant documents for COCs/Certification/Testing,
  • Schedule and visit test houses to perform component/vehicle crash test campaigns,
  • Create and manage multiple design projects within set timeframe.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equivalent in Engineering,
  • 3+ years experience in a manufacturing industry related role,
  • Previous experience implementing change control within a production environment,
  • Experience in solid/surface modelling using Solidworks or similar,
  • Working knowledge of steelwork is an advantage,
  • Full Driving Licence,
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (inc Word and Excel), Office 365.

Essential Qualities:
  • A great work ethic with a positive can-do attitude,
  • Excellent attention to detail,
  • Excellent time & project management skills,
  • Creativity and innovative thinking,
  • Initiative to work alone as well as successfully within a multi-discipline team,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Ability to follow instructions and execute effectively.

  • Attractive salary,
  • Private healthcare cover,
  • Contributory pension scheme,
  • Development opportunities.

losing Date is Monday 24th April 2023

To Apply: Email your CV to or contact us on Tel: 02837 525333 for an application form

McElmeel Mobility Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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