CAD Designer

Posted a week ago by JTH Recruitment Ltd

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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£32,000 - £40,000/annum Competitive

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Design Draughtsperson has arisen to work for our well established Engineering client, this is a chance for an experienced or Junior CAD Designer to join a reputable successful company that continue to grow and develop. The succesful CAD Designer will have worked with 3D Solidworks or Inventor/Autodesk software and ideally have experience in:-

  • Food machinery design
  • Hygienic food-safe solutions
  • Fabrication processes
  • CE marking, machinery directive and guarding requirements
  • Conversant with 2D & 3D

The Role

The CAD Designer will work under thier own initiative, with support from our close-knit Project Engineering team, fulfilling "inception to completion" design and draughting requirements for food processing lines.

The CAD Designer will develop models and fabrication drawings. Sheet-metal formations and structural steelwork. Working to and delivering highly hygienic (food safe) design standards.

Delivering the wider project needs includes:-

  • Site survey of operating areas
  • Steelwork design, load bearing calculations, fabrication drawings.
  • Access walkways and staircase design and fabrication drawings.
  • Documented risk assessments for the specific solutions and the interacting layout.
  • Process layout refinement and design of interconnecting transfer chutes etc.
  • Identify foot-loadings for interaction with construction companies.
  • Identify utility connection points for the process layout.
  • Receive "as installed" layouts from the installing engineer and update as necessary.

Candidate (minimum) Attributes

3D SolidWorks trained and competent - industrial fabrication drawings

Previous experience in equipment & steelwork design and fabrication techniques

Minimum 3 years industrial experience

HNC / HND qualification in engineering

Dynamic, enthusiastic and flexible approach

Willing to travel (occasional need for UK and foreign site surveys)

Commercial awareness applied to designing - value engineering approach

Excellent people skills and clear communicator with the ability to form strong team bonds

Computer literate with working knowledge of the following:-

SolidWorks (Weldments, sheet-metal, part modelling, piping, stress analysis)


Our client are based within a commutable distance of Stamford, Wansford, Whittlesey, Oundle, Peterborough, Grantham, Orton, Werrington, Spalding, Wisbech, Hampton

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