Design Lead

The Writech Group
3.4 out of 5
Mullingar, County Westmeath

Job details

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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Overtime
  • Monday to Friday


Mullingar, County Westmeath

Pulled from the full job description

  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Gym membership

Full job description

The Design Lead will support the Design team in enhancing our Design activities. and will be responsible for leading, managing, coaching, mentoring, training, and supporting a team of Design Engineers to maximise their full potential, implementing training and coaching programmes to fulfill operational requirements in line with Company strategy, policies, procedures, and processes. The Design Lead will manage the recruitment, on boarding, performance management, retention, employee engagement and learning development of the Design team.

Duties and Responsibilities:.

  • Management of drawing standards and specifications.
  • Manage and coordinate LPCB standards and inspection and accreditation process.
  • Development and updating of Design SOP’s, Manuals, Procedures for your Department in line with legislative, regulatory, Company and Client requirements.
  • Schedule and plan for upcoming works and provide updates to relevant Departments.
  • Ensure all designs are tracked, monitored, planned and progress updated in relevant project management schedules and systems.
  • Develop and implement standard design tools to build efficiencies in project execution.
  • Support Design Engineers to ensure they pass internal and external audits and inspections.
  • Develop a Workforce Plan ensuring full compliance to the recruitment and selection process to secure staffing requirements on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrating accountability and ownership for team performance, working with team on deliverables and liaising with functional management to resolve issues.
  • Deliver internal and external communications to all stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Proactively engage in all Company lead initiatives while ensuring best practice standards are promoted and maintained.


  • Minimum 5 years Fire Sprinkler Design Experience
  • Degree in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience using Revit
  • Demonstrated skills in Project Management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise work and manage challenging workload
  • Flexible, adaptable, and can-do attitude to work
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, and reliability skill.

Desirable Criteria:

  • LPCB - Basic, Intermediate and FHC Exams
  • AutoCAD/ Solid Works Experience
  • Project Management Qualification

Writech is an equal employment opportunities employer.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion, we recognise the benefits it can bring to the workforce and our Client’s that we support. We celebrate difference and want our People to be representative of all communities, genders, backgrounds and skill levels. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Our diverse representation is enriched by many characteristics, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, culture, language, and education, as well as professional and cultural experience.

We welcome job applicants from all communities, fostering a culture of inclusion for employees and respecting all individuals.

Our differences make us a better team – make better decisions, drive innovation, and deliver better business results.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness program


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mullingar Business Park, Mullingar, CO. Westmeath N91: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • Fire sprinkler Design: 5 years (required)
  • Revit: 5 years (required)


  • English (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: JH10062004