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Mechanical CAD Technician - Near Plymouth

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    Engineering, Mechanical

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  • Salary:

    Dependent on experience

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    Charlotte Allen

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    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Role – Mechanical CAD Technician

Type - Permanent

Location - Near Plymouth

Salary – Dependent on experience (please advise what you're looking for)

My client designs and manufactures electro-mechanical engineering products, and they are looking to take on a CAD Technician on a permanent basis, near the Plymouth area.

The CAD Technician will ideally have the following attributes:

  • NVQ Apprenticeship / BTEC / City & Guilds / HNC / HND / Degree qualified or similar in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • 1 year or more of industry experience ideally working within CAD modelling & draughting in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Have knowledge and experience of using 3D CAD software – SolidWorks ideally but others will also be considered
  • Previous experience of the design of mechanical moving parts or enclosing electronic elements in products
  • Good knowledge of design for manufacture and manufacturing processes - injection moulding, metal fabrication, vacuum forming or machining processes would be desirable
  • Good organisational skills are required and good time management too
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have the ability to work well alone as well as part of a team
The CAD Technician role will involve:

  • Helping to consistently improve electromechanical company products
  • Working with production and having an element of being hands on too
  • Being self sufficient in the role but not having full responsibility for the designs
  • Being involved in the change note process
  • Working with SolidWorks CAD software when required to make changes to the CAD models
  • Working closely with other engineering colleagues
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.