CAD Design Engineer (2D, 3D, AutoCAD LT)

Undisclosed Company
Wigan, Greater Manchester
£25000 - £30000 per annum
09 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

CAD Design Engineer

My Client is a Manufacturer trading for over 70 years in the Greater Manchester area & due to a further period of growth & demand across the UK & Into Europe for their product, we are currently seeking a solid, professional, experienced CAD Design Engineer with an understanding of manufacturing, and appreciation of design.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in improving product ranges through product/component supply choice. The successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • The design and development of new products as well as the administration of existing ranges, using 2D &

What do you need to be successful in this role:

  • Excellent CAD skills both in 2D and 3D, preferably AutoCAD LT
  • Managing and meeting cost targets.
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information.
  • Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the new product process, ensuring the successful integration of a new product to the production line.
  • Experience in manufacturing techniques and how to improve efficiencies on a production line.
  • Enough engineering capability and experience to create effective engineering solutions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Good team working skills.
  • The ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention.
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail.
  • An understanding of Manufacturing systems, Bills of Materials and stock codes.
  • An understanding of Building Regulations and prefabricated buildings preferable but not essential.
  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element.
  • Experience of selecting suitable components and suppliers to reduce cost and improve quality.

Measures of Success:

  • Correct and concise drawings issued to the factory - Level of materials saves from current product line and new designs - Effectiveness of ideas on improving product design - Effectiveness of ideas on improving production efficiency -Progression of projects targeting new designs.

What will you be responsible for:

  • Reporting directly to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for the design and development of new products.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of the Technical office.
  • Responsible for providing concise technical information to the factory staff.
  • Excellent prospects for career progression.
  • Creation and revision of production drawings and information.
  • Responsible for translation of design ideas into production engineering drawings.
  • Maintaining current information including Bills of Materials and Manufacturing documents.
  • Investigate production processes and improve efficiencies.
  • Assist in research and development
  • Understand and implement regulations that are related to the product range. This includes inspections.
  • Investigate and process customer requirements for the Sales department.
  • Improve efficiencies on the production line by design and product selection.
  • Reduce material cost in new and current products. * Perform duties as and when directed by the supervisor.

Will work closely with: Technical Manager and R&D Team - Purchasing Manager - Managing Director - Production Manager - Line Managers

If this sounds like the role for you, then I would love to speak with you asap.



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