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CAD Technician

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Anonymous

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire United Kingdom
Manufacturing
Immediate Start
£25k - £35k Annual
Full-Time
Working within AutoCAD to create 3D models and turning into 2D drawings in plan, elevation, section and details from a predetermined design
* Working with designers, sales team and project managers
* Update drawings with changes following site surveys
* Liaise closely with the factory to ensure project deadlines are met
* Amend drawings as required if factory CNC machinists find errors in machine programs
Essential personal attributes required for this role:
* A passion for learning
* Unsparing attention to detail
* Ability and commitment to hit deadlines
* Capable of investigating, trouble-shooting, and taking ownership of the projects taken on
* Excellent drawing reading and understanding skills.
* Good communication skills, ability to communicate both verbally & written and in an honest manner
Essential experience required for this role:
* 5 years AutoCAD experience, with both 2D and 3D experience
* 5 years experience within furniture design and manufacturing
* Knowledge of furniture assembly and manufacture, materials and fittings
* Substantial understanding and knowledge of furniture design, with commercial industry experience
* Basic grasp of engineering drawing and principles, and understand the qualities of melamine faced chipboard, laminated chipboard, veneer, solid grade laminate, metals, glass, stone and fabrics, and limitations of standard materials
* General understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel. Proficient at creating/designing, editing and maintaining Microsoft Excel files.
Non-essential attributes that would be advantageous:
* Knowledge of 3D solid modelling with AutoCAD is advantageous
* Knowledge of SQL Databases is advantageous
* Knowledge of parametric modelling is advantageous
* Xml programming language understanding is advantageous
* Degree qualified in an engineering orientated subject would be advantageous
* Experience of bench work cabinet making would be an advantage
* Knowledge and understanding of machine tooling and appropriate usage would be an advantage
* Understanding of board optimisation would be an advantage
* Experience with CNCs advantageous / experience with CAD/ CAM

Reference: 635457548