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CAD Design Engineer

CAD Design Engineer

Job Title: CAD Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham
Salary: £30-35k + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5055
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 24, 2019 09:26

Job Description

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer with SolidWorks CAD experience to join our engineering client. The role will primarily involve creating 3D models and assemblies plus generating detailed drawings for manufacture. 
The successful candidate will also liaise with suppliers to obtain quotes and manage the procurement of parts. This position requires dedication, hard work and good communication. 
We are looking for someone who has a positive attitude, is well organised and has excellent attention to detail. 
This role offers you the opportunity to work in a leading edge and rapidly developing industry which requires constant expansion of technology and progress in designing new production lines and processes.
Day to day activities will include creating drawings for the test & development team. This will include some design work on new fixtures and tooling for new test rigs. Some design work will include the redesign of existing designs.
ONC/HNC minimum qualification
Preferably someone who had completed an apprenticeship and has at least   5 years’ experience in a similar role
Professional SolidWorks user
Problem solving abilities, 3D visualisation ability
Good computer skills, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Understanding of manufacturing processes e.g. milling, turning and sheet metal work
Able to choose materials – Steels, Stainless, Aluminium 
Have a structured approach to creating parts and building assemblies so that other users can easily dissect and modify if necessary.
Benefits include:
Bonus – up to 10%
Company Pension Scheme
Private Health Insurance for family
25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays
Free parking
This position would suit a CAD Design Engineer who is experienced with Solidworks and is interested in designing test jigs, fixtures and tooling within a modern manufacturing environment.