CAD/Design Engineer

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing, FMCG

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + Negotiable DOE

  • Contact:

    Philip Bloomer

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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CAD/Design Engineer - Plastic and metal packaging solutions - Leicester - Up to £35K DOE.

The business is a global player in plastic and metal packaging components across multiple markets. Through investment and growth the business about to go through a very exciting period for the Leicester operation. The site is in the process of creating an international advanced development hub which will include the implementation of advanced 3D printing and CMM technology. The investment into the development hub has created several Design orientated vacancies and will see the site supporting customer's, sales teams and manufacturing units globally.

As the team CAD/Design Engineer you will be supporting the Design and Development of new products (predominantly plastic moulded components) using innovation and problem solving skills. In addition you will also be required to create marketing presentations and 3D renderings for sales pitches to customers for their approval using 3D CAD models (Pro-E) for tooling quotations and 2D engineering drawings. You will also be required to liaise with internal and external suppliers for tooling and part quotations, SLA production and similar.

A key element of this role is understanding the brief through working with clients and internal sales teams and generating 3D CAD models, 3D renderings and 2D engineering drawings which are used as a starting point by senior development mechanical engineers and also for illustration to clients by the company sales teams.

Key activities in the role will include:

  • Design and Development of new products
  • 3D CAD Modelling (preferably Pro-E)
  • 3D Renderings
  • 2D Engineering Drawings
  • SLA Production
  • Liaising with internal and external suppliers for tooling/part quotations

We are offering a small, team based environment with all of the support you will need, a competitive salary and an opportunity to get involved in something exciting from the beginning of the project.

For more information or to apply please just click the apply now button to submit your CV to Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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