Graduate CAD Design & Project Technician

Position: Graduate CAD Design & Project Technician
Location: Tilbury, Essex
Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 (Dependent on Experience) + Bonus
Employment Type: Full-Time

My client is a forward-thinking company based in Tilbury, Essex, dedicated to providing innovative solutions in the design, manufacture, installation, sales, repair, and examination of lifting, securing, and height safety equipment.

Our projects span structural steelwork, marine, and general engineering.

Job Summary
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Graduate CAD Design & Project Technicians to support our design and project teams.

This role offers recent graduates in mechanical or structural engineering a fantastic opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic and supportive environment.

You will work on a variety of projects, from initial concept designs to detailed manufacturing and construction drawings, and play a key role in delivering bespoke solutions for our clients.

Key Responsibilities
CAD Detailing: Assist in creating 2D and 3D CAD drawings for construction, marine, and industrial applications.
Concept Drawings: Help develop initial design concepts for tenders and presentations.
Material Take-Offs: Learn to prepare material lists and take-offs for pricing and procurement.
Specification & Ordering: Support the specification and ordering of materials for projects.
Manufacturing Drawings: Aid in producing detailed workshop manufacturing drawings.
CNC Cutting: Create profile drawings for CNC cutting, with guidance from experienced team members.
Problem-Solving: Collaborate with workshop supervisors and senior technicians to identify and resolve issues in the manufacturing process.
Scheduling: Assist the operations manager in programming and prioritizing the manufacturing schedule.
Client Liaison: Communicate with clients under supervision to address production queries and ensure their requirements are met.
Document Control: Help manage manufacturing documents and records in line with EN1090 and ISO9001 quality management systems.
Audit Preparation: Support preparation for ISO 9001, ISO 45001, EN1090, and SSIP audits.
Education: Degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering or a related field.
Skills: Basic proficiency in 2D and 3D CAD software.

Familiarity with CNC cutting processes is a plus.
Industry Knowledge: Interest in the construction, marine, or port industries.

Knowledge of ISO Quality Management Systems is beneficial.
Communication: Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to produce clear and detailed drawings and reports.
Motivation: Eagerness to learn, with a proactive approach to problem-solving and teamwork.

What We Offer
Competitive Salary: £24,000 - £30,000, based on experience, plus a performance-based bonus.
Professional Development: Opportunities for training and career growth in a supportive environment.
Variety of Projects: Engage in a diverse range of projects, gaining exposure to various aspects of design and manufacturing.
Mentorship: Work alongside experienced professionals who will guide and support your development.
Company Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, pension plan, and paid leave.

Hammond Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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