Alpha Wireless: Mechanical Design Engineer

The Role:

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Research and Development department and be part of our dedicated head office team in Ballybrittas, Co. Laois. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will contribute creative and innovative ideas, help Alpha achieve our goals and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where flexibility is key to success. If you are dedicated to meeting higher standards and driving Organisational excellence and you are motivated and excited about being part of this highly capable team, you’ll fit right in.

The Mandate – Direct responsibility:

  • Use Solid works and AutoCAD/Draftsight to create mechanical designs for base station antennas according to specification.
  • Work as a member of mechanical design team on new design concepts.
  • Organise and lead the build of prototypes.
  • Manage projects from evaluation to production release.
  • Implement cost reduction programs.
  • Create weekly report on project progress.
  • Lead and organise environmental testing.
  • Cooperate closely with Production engineers to ensure designs are fit for mass production.
  • Compile bill of materials and costings for each project/product.
  • Liaise with Purchasing in relation to purchasing parts for prototypes and to ensure cost targets are met.
  • Liaise with production during new product introduction.
  • Work closely with other members of the Engineering Team to ensure projects meet KPI’s.

Personal Profile:

  • Organised individual with a constant focus and attention to detail.
  • A self-starter with a proven history of excellent results.
  • Creative, innovative and willing to contribute ideas and professional opinion.
  • Good communication skills as interfacing with many different departments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Higher.
  • Experience from working with 3D CAD software.
  • Background in telecommunication design is an advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability and confidence to deal with a broad range of people.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team Player.

About Alpha Wireless Ltd:

Alpha Wireless designs and manufactures high performance base station antennas for all applications and standards. We are looking for people that are interested in changing the way wireless networks are built.  Our team works hard to understand the customer’s end-to-end process. We don’t just focus on antenna requirements. We believe that with the right people and process our team will continue to develop unique solutions that set the standard for quality, performance and aesthetic design. Being part of our team, you contribute to setting a new standard of excellence in Antenna System performance for 5G and beyond, empowering the connected society of tomorrow.

A competitive compensation package and a working environment that supports employee development and recognises achievements makes Alpha Wireless a desirable Company to work for. As Alpha Wireless employees, we are passionate about disruptive technology, welcome constant change and understand the value of employee success in the workplace. We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and our Culture.

If you are interested in this role please email your application to [email protected]