Graduate CAD Drafts Person

20500.00 - 20500.00 GBP Annual + GBP20500/annum
08 Jan 2019
26 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
A leading brand in timber components for the joinery and building industries, is currently seeking a CAD Drafts Person and CNC Programmer to join their rapidly growing bespoke products department.
This is an exciting opportunity with good career progression opportunities. It might suit a graduate in engineering, product design or architecture. There is a career path into management with the likely hood that a suitable candidate may become the department manager in due course.
The role is varied and will suit an individual who enjoys seeing tasks through from start to finish and which culminate in a finished product.
Duties and responsibilities
• Interpreting customer drawings
• Carrying out digital site surveys using Faro Measuring System
• Preparing CAD drawings using SolidWorks
• Programming drawn parts using SolidCAM
• Working with CNC Engineers and Operators to refine the CNC manufacturing procedures to optimise output.
• Some hands on work, setting CNC machining centre, working on jobs being produced (training given)
• Liaising with customers to check technical details
Skills and experience
• Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Architecture, Product Design or similar.
• 3d CAD, preferably SolidWorks.
CAM software - programming CNC machine from a drawing
• Good IT skills
• Full driving licence ideal although not essential.
• Industry experience will be beneficial.
Other useful attributes:
• Confident and assertive
• Well organised and methodical
• Able to multitask
• Good team-worker
• Able to work to tight deadlines sometimes under pressure
The office is based in Stoke-on-Trent, but there is a requirement to travel depending on the needs of the job. Most frequently, projects are in London