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Lead/Chief Design Draughtsman

£35000 - £45000/annum
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
12/02/2019 (10:54)
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Primary responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor CAD draughting team.
  • Senior level “go-to person” for all Solid Edge modelling and draughting issues.
  • Oversee the daily activities of the draughting team, to ensure that the team is working within the agreed project plan, and ensuring all project goals and objectives are being met.
  • Produce detailed drawings from 3D models and design concepts.
  • Orient, train and check the draughting work of engineers and CAD draughters.
  • Develop and promote the use of CAD / PLM best practices.
  • Infuse best-in-class draughting disciplines and processes in to the operation.
  • Check and verify accuracy and completeness of all finished drawings.
  • Ensure draughting technical details to BS 8888.
  • Manager the engineering design change control.
  • Administration of CAD and PLM software.
  • Chair / attend regular departmental review meetings and distribute minutes of these meetings to the draughting team and Director of Engineering.

Key skills and qualifications

  • 8-10 years relevant CAD draughting experience
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline including mechanical/electrical/product design or be able to demonstrate work at an appropriate level.
  • Proficiency in Solid Edge software
  • Possesses and applies extensive knowledge of draughting standards and expertise with Solid Edge to the completion of complex assignments.
  • Understanding of design process, design research, prototyping and manufacturing processes.
  • Clear leadership qualities and demonstrated success in change management.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Previous experience within an engineering or manufacturing company preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Basic salary circa £40k based on experience.
  • Company Incentive scheme.
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions and a death in service policy.
  • 22 days holiday, plus statutory days.
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