CAD Engineer (Transport/Aerospace)


De Montfort University
Temp - Perm
Smart Casual




We are looking to recruit a CAD Engineer for our client's growing team for high-performance systems in the fields of robotics, automotive, aerospace, marine, utilities and renewable-energy.

The role is to work on a full time basis working 37.5 hours per week. The working hours are 9:00-17:30 Monday to Friday. The role is temp to perm after a set duration working as a temporary member of staff.

Please note that this is a role with an external client and not within De Montfort University.

The rate of pay is based on a salary of £20,000. However, the pay is negotiable depending on experience and up to £28,000.
You will have practical ''hands on'' experience gained within metal fabrication.
A working knowledge of CAD, CAD/CAM programming and estimating would be perfect.

Supporting qualifications would be an advantage.
Enthusiastic, hardworking and eager to develop and learn.
• knowledge of engineering principles and ability to create and read technical drawings
• IT skills and experience using computer-aided design software such as AutoCAD and Revit/BIM to high level competence.
• the ability to transfer, display and manipulate your work using Microsoft Office and other program.
• attention to detail to create accurate and detailed drawings and check other colleagues' work for accuracy and quality
• communication skills and relationship building to work with clients and other engineers and architects to understand and interpret their designs
• teamwork - essential to be able to work in a team as you'll be liaising with other CAD technicians and draughts persons on projects
• organization and time management to complete work to project deadlines
• a flexible approach to decision making, to make changes to drawings at short notice
• mathematical skills to complete calculations and estimates
• spatial and design skills to be able to visualize projects in 2D and 3D
• problem solving, creativity and innovation in order to come up with solutions to design problems
• knowledge of health and safety requirements in order to design in line with industry standards.
You will be required to work from the clients office Monday to Friday.
Please note that this is a role with an external client and not within De Montfort University.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, any indicated closing date is subject to change at the hiring manager’s discretion. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of applying for the role, unfortunately your application has not been successful in this instance.

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If you apply to and are successful in securing this position, you will need to undertake an in person Right to Work Check on the De Montfort University Campus, before starting work. This is effective from Monday 17th May and is due to government guidance here Right to Work Checks are a legal requirement for paid work and checks will be completed in a COVID secure environment. Please email if you have any questions.

Unitemps is acting as an Employment Business, supplying temporary workers, in relation to this vacancy.