CAD Design Manager - CAD Department

£30,000 - £40,000
25 Jun 2019
23 Jul 2019
Systems Design
Contract Type
Full Time

CAD Design Manager - CAD Department
Kidderminster DY11 
£30,000 - £40,000

We are one of the UK's leading Solar PV installation companies within the new build housing sector. Our company has grown by an average of 25% per year.

We live and breathe our values - excellence, innovation, fairness and trust.
We believe the company culture is of huge importance and we empower our employees to contribute to this on a daily basis.
We are a market leader and we promote from within.
We constantly innovate and look for better ways.
We give our people personal development plans and a road map that shows them what they need to do in order to get where they want to go.
We have quarterly social events that everyone (voluntarily) attends!

The Design Manager Opportunity:

Design Manager overseeing a team of CAD Technicians of varying experience

+ Responsible for providing all technical information and support required to the CAD department to produce PV drawings for new build developers and commercial buildings.
+ Providing guidance to the design and compliance team on variations of design to ensure that we are fully protected and compliant at all times
+ Monitor and manage CAD department to achieve daily workload of designs as required by Sales and Operations department.
+ Approve/spot check drawings to maintain quality being produced.
+ Innovate design procedure to ensure efficient production of all designs and drawings.
+ Ensure that while volume increases, head count doesn’t.

Weekly/Daily tasks:

+ Design related support to the CAD team on all aspects of Solar PV systems including all types of roof installation, mounting systems, string designs and electrical configurations.
+ Managing designed vs as built drawing library.
+ Approving all changes to design and implementing process for sign off.
+ Providing guidance to the Design Team on all mounting systems for setting out.

Monthly tasks: 

+ Provide monthly product training to the Design Team according to industry and manufacturers standards.
+ Manage CAD team KPI’s and workload allocation.

What we're looking for:

+ Experience in a design management role
+ Management experience in leading a team of people 
+ Ability to constantly innovate and set best practises to the Design Team
+ Knowledge of solar PV systems preferable
+ Be trustworthy and share the company values (Innovation, Trust, Fairness and Excellence).
+ Solar PV design installation guide course desirable
+ Understanding of the construction industry desirable

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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