CAD Technician

Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Lancaster, Lancashire
28 Jun 2018
18 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

CAD Technician 
Lancaster, Lancashire 
Are you an AutoCAD professional with a decent grasp of welding and engineering symbols? Could you thrive as a CAD Technician with a highly skilled manufacturer operating within a niche sector? If so, read on. 
About Us: 
With over 120,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847. 
We strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation. 
In 2013, we acquired Sonaspection UK, an expert in creating intentionally flawed products for the non-destructive and evaluation industry. Produced through high quality workmanship, flawed products are used to improve quality and reliability and are a vital element of engineering testing. 
Sonaspection are now seeking a CAD Technician to join their team in Lancaster and play a key role in the development of their product capabilities. 
Your Rewards: 
- Salary of £25,000 
- A range of value-adding benefits 
- Plenty of variety 
- The chance to up-skill and gain insight into quality processes 
Joining this technologically advanced organisation, you will discover incredible depth of expertise within the leadership team and all the advantages of working within a smaller, highly-skilled company coupled with the benefits of being part of a nationally known Institution. 
With vast experience within the company, the team at Sonaspection are ambitious, talented and able to handle any challenge thrown at them. You will join this incredible team and support design and quality assurance activities to enhance the products that are produced and the services provided to customers. 
Your Role: 
As a CAD Technician, you will be tasked with supporting the QA/QC Manager in the development of an accurate audit trail during a product’s manufacturing run. 
Specifically, you will produce and maintain accurate drawings, ensure compliance and take part in inspections. You will ensure the overall quality of flawed test specimens that are produced by Sonaspection UK.
Your role will also include: 
- Producing drawing documentation to customers’ specifications 
- Liaising with customers regarding drawing and inspection matters 
- Contributing to drawing quality system improvements 
- Inspecting products for conformity for technical drawings and recording any changes 
- Complying with Sonaspection’s quality assurance system which is certified to ISO 9001:2015 
- Maintaining accurate data records 
About You: 

To be considered as a CAD Technician, you will need: 
- Experience of 2D and 3D AutoCAD software packages 
- An understanding of welding and engineering symbols 
- Experience of working with quality management systems 
- Experience of checking and compiling reports 
Knowledge of the application of relevant quality systems and standards including European Standards and ISO would be beneficial to your application.
We are eager to hear from those who have held the role of CAD Technician, Design Assistant, CAD Assistant, Design Technician, AutoCAD Technician, CAD Illustrator, or Computer Aided Design Technician. 

Interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis as suitable applicants apply and the interview process will consist of a single stage of interviews. An immediate start is available for the right candidate.
Webrecruit, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Sonaspection are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 
So, if you could thrive as a CAD Technician with Sonaspection and IMechE, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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