Engineering Department CAD Technician

Engineering Department CAD Technician

An excellent opportunity for a CAD Technician to join a family-run, developing business that will offer you a role with variety, challenge, technical development and where you will be a vital cog in the wheel.

In this role you will work in a small team carrying out conceptual and modification of existing CAD models and design drawings using Autodesk Inventor 3D. You will also generate production drawings for internal and external manufacture and 3D renders and installation drawings for clients and the sales team.

This role would ideally suit an individual who is educated to degree level or a higher level NVQ with at least two years 3D CAD experience. Some 2D CAD and Nesting experience along with experience of physical manufacture would be an asset.

This is a great role for a CAD Technician with some industrial experience to play a vital role in the growth and development of the company with the opportunity for personal and rapid professional progression to Senior CAD Technician for the right candidate.

The Role:

  • Work with the Engineering Department Manager, Director, and other employees to develop new and improve existing products. 
  • Liaise with clients on projects and suppliers where appropriate.
  • To prepare component and assembly drawings to the required company standards.
  • Manage CAD data and communicate effectively with others in the business.
  • To organise the production of prototypes, to assess and improve the same.


  • Self-motivated, and efficient individual with the ability to work with others to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and self-organisation skills.
  • Positive attitude with a focus on problem solving.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think through a design from concept to decommissioning.
  • Excellent communicator in person, remotely and through written text.
  • Have Inventor 3D and AutoCAD experience (other 3D CAD specialists will be considered).
  • Have had experience working with a data management utility, ideally Autodesk Vault.
  • Have ideally worked with a nesting utility for plasma cutting sheet metal.

Desirable Attributes:

  • Autodesk Vault and Inventor experience.
  • BIM experience (Revit or other software).
  • Animation and rendering skills (3D Studio Max or other software).

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