CAD Designer - Gloucester - Staff

Job Title: CAD Designer - Gloucester - Staff
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stonehouse, England
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-18
Reference: BH-97287-1
Contact Name: Adam Stahler
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2019 13:04

Job Description

NES UK Ltd are recruiting for a CAD Designer to be based within their clients technology excellence centre located near Stonehouse, Gloucester.
An engineer with exposure to and knowledge of 2d & 3d modeling on Autocad and Pro Engineer would be ideal.

Essential Duties:
  • Completes procedures and generates drawings and/or designs that are semi-routine in nature.
  • Analyzes data and insures that the product, process and/or designs conforms to the specifications or performance guidelines and learns and uses Company engineering drafting standards.
  • Conducts fairly complex troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing drawing or design defects.
  • Retrieves and archives information using Company engineering records system (i.e. drawings, specifications, standards).
  • Structure and produces Bills of Materials (BOM) and creates Engineering Change Notices (ECN), manages files and facilitates the release of the product to manufacturing.
  • Helps test designs, records and file test results and makes drawing changes as indicated by test results.
  • Interfaces with vendors to obtain project supplies in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Records and files test results and makes drawing changes as indicated by test results.
  • Prepares reports on test results, instructions for installation of kits, and drafts of operating instructions.
  • Observes safety regulations and wears all required safety equipment. (Continuous requirement)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Recognised time served apprenticeship in mechanical engineering and/or experience in a similar designer role.
  • Working knowledge of ProE and AutoCAD or similar 2D & 3D packages.
  • Proven experience of engineering / manufacturing processes.
  • In depth knowledge of ISO drafting standards, experience in ASME is appreciated.
  • Ability to perform basic calculations related to design assessment (tolerance stack etc)
Thorough Knowledge of
  • Recording and filing test reports, creating BOM’s, ECN’s, Requests for Engineering Action (REA), maintenance of the existing product line and mechanical drafting standards
  • Entering and extracting data from the Company databases
  • Company policies and procedures, health, safety, and environment policies.
Good Knowledge of
  • Mechanical CAD principles, quality control practices (use of tolerance, inspection), engineering product file structure, setting up of a project (BDR), writing test and inspection reports.
  • Department and plant orientation
Basic Knowledge of
  • Basic design calculations (burst, collapse & tensile etc.), types and uses of threads and pressure seals, material selection and properties, hydraulic principles, and manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to read, understands, and generates technical instructions, material lists, mechanical drawings, and/or hydraulic diagrams.
  • Above-average ability to work with speed and accuracy, use mechanical reasoning, and work well with others; above-average oral communication and organizational skills.
  • Average ability to think and reason, solve problems, and read with speed and comprehension, work in spreadsheet/database programs and specialized Company programs; average written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret basic instructions for the assembly of materials, technical specifications, testing equipment, part numbers, and write capping and crushing targets.
  • Ability to apply basic arithmetic operations and compute rates, ratios, and percentages.