CAD Technician / Design Technician / AutoCAD Technician – R&D

£20000 - £23000 per annum
26 Apr 2018
24 May 2018
Bluetown Online
Systems Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Research and Development CAD Technician

Location: Axminster, Devon

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000

Job type: Permanent, Full time

The company are looking for an experienced Research and Development (R&D) CAD Technician who will report to the R&D Manager, who in turn reports to the Technical Director.

Key Responsibilities:

* Responsible for taking 3D CAD models, created by the R&D team, and generating all the information necessary to pass to the Engineering and Production Planning teams in order to manufacture the design.
* Effectively liaise with the Engineering and Production departments to ensure that all products are designed in a manner that promotes efficient, cost effective, production without compromising the aesthetics and functionality of the product concept.
* Assisting with the compilation of test data, drawings and other supporting documents into information packs for submission to independent bodies in order to gain regulatory compliance.
* Generally support the R&D team by performing administrative tasks associated the activities undertaken by the department.
* Ensure all activities are carried out to Company policies and procedures.
* Have an in-depth understanding of and follow the company document management procedures.

The Candidate:

* Proficient using SolidWorks CAD & PDM Vault software. Applicants should have completed the SolidWorks Essentials course as a minimum.
* Awareness of design for manufacture principles.
* Good awareness of design principles of sheet metal components and assemblies.
* Excellent time management skills.

* Able to communicate clearly and concisely, providing accurate and precise information to other departments and suppliers.
* An eye for detail with a systematic, logical approach to tasks.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; CAD Technician, CAD, Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Design Technician, AutoCAD, 2D CAD, CAD Operator, CAD Designer, CAD Design, Draughtsperson, Solidworks, Mechanical Engineering, Auto-CAD Design Engineer, Auto-CAD Technician may also be considered for this role.

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