£25,000 / annum

​Cad Design Engineer

Date Added 6th January 2020
Location Blackburn, Lancashire
Contract Type Permanent

Cad Design Engineer

Job Description

We are currently looking for a manufacturing company in Blackburn, Lancashire. Our projects can be located throughout the United Kingdom and we work with some of the UKs main construction contractors and Hoteliers. We are a rapidly growing company and due to our continued expansion are looking for a Cad Design Engineer to join the existing team.

The appointed Engineer should be confident in designing and developing bespoke joinery products and should ideally have a background of joinery / woodworking / shop fitting.

Role and Responsibilities

• Take responsibility for the production of working drawings and CAD Cam Data. Working alongside the project team and shop floor.

• Ensuring products are designed in the most material efficient and to suit the most efficient and profitable production methods to maintain quoted margins for the company

• Ensuring all production drawings are tracked and validated through the internal and external approval protocols

• Timely and accurate recording of information on internal databases

Skills and Abilities

• A joinery / woodworking qualification or equivalent experience would be beneficial - DESIRABLE

• Skilled in AutoCAD & Inventor software or a comparable transferable skill set - DESIRABLE

• Relevant production / manufacturing /operations experience in a panel furniture or joinery manufacturing business is required - ESSENTIAL

• Ability to work from customer drawings and transfer into 3 dimensional models, drawings, BOM’s and schedules for production - ESSENTIAL

• Good understanding of component fixings through the joinery process. Able to produce material requirements to pass onto buyer - ESSENTIAL

• Strong working knowledge of CNC machining processes – ESSENTIAL

• Strong working knowledge of CAD/CAM processes – Desirable

• Sound IT skills including Microsoft Office and Excel – ESSENTIAL

• Sound knowledge of Health & Safety – Desirable

• Holder of current CSCS Card - Desirable

Position Details:

• Mon – Thur - 07:45 – 16.45

• Fri - 07.45 – 11.45

• 38hrs per week

• 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays

• Office Based – Blackburn

• May require some travel

• Salary £25K

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