CAD Technician / CAD Draughtsperson


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About the job

CAD Technician


Job Description


An exciting opportunity to join the UK’s fastest growing steel security door manufacturer. This attractive and exciting role has been created due to sustained growth of the market leading ‘Metador’ brand which is at the forefront in innovation in the security door industry.


The Company

Undoubtedly the most innovative and driven steel door manufacturer, with a passion steered from the top to be the best in the steel door industry. The business is focused and dedicated on growing its national footprint. The company has seen impressive growth over the last seven years and has exciting plans in place to accelerate this substantially over the next five years.


The company brand is highly desired in the UK and it is recognised as premium quality and exceptional value with warranty and service offerings second to none.


Your Background


The successful candidate will have an excellent attitude, ‘can-do’ approach, hunger for success and a background in CAD design. You will be a good facilitator and communicator.  Applicants will be considered in view of training and promotion into more senior design and development positions.



  • ·                To create 2D doorset layout drawings for customer approval, using specification details created by the Estimating Team.
  • ·                Liaise with internal teams and external customers to ensure required specifications are met and drawings give correct representation.
  • ·                To create production and assembly drawings for factory use.
  • ·                Assist with generation of configured components through the use of AutoDesk Inventor
  • ·                Assist with creating, checking and editing of 2D CAD flat-pattern files in preparation for CNC processing.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • ·                Full competence in the use of AutoCAD 2D software is essential.
  • ·                Experience of using AutoDesk Inventor 3D including sheet metal part design is an advantage, although full training will be given as necessary.
  • ·                Use of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word, and Outlook is essential.
  • ·                Practical production experience of sheet metalwork/fabrication is an advantage.
  • Excellent organisational, numeracy and computer literacy skills and the ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • ·                Experience in the door and hardware industry (steel/aluminium/timber/uPVC/) would be beneficial


The successful candidate will also have:

  • Professional demeanour and presentation
  • Hardworking, flexible and highly organised
  • Strong communication, written, follow-up and interpersonal skills

•          Organized with ability to effectively prioritize tasks.

•          Flexible, team player, ability to work additional hours when necessary.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, under time constraints and meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Desire to function in a project and team-oriented atmosphere
  • Strong sense of urgency, detail-oriented and ability to handle confidential information


The package:  Excellent working environment, good team spirit.

Job Type: Full-time

Remuneration: Excellent package offered to the right candidate. 


We look forward to receiving your interest.


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