CAD Technician

Job Reference: WM – 2336

Location: Droitwich

Salary: £35,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

CAD Technician


  • Make 2D & 3D design changes to Plastic injection moulded and electrical components, based on requests from overseas Design Team.
  • Manage CAD data exchange / storage and communication to other departments.
  • Generate and manage own tasks and provide regular status update to line manager.
  • Assess parts & assemblies, investigate problems & report condition to overseas Design Team.
  • Collaborate with other departments & establish clear lines of communication for better understanding.
  • Make physical samples in our Prototype Work Area to study modifications before releasing data, working with and supporting the Electronics Engineer.
  • Create cost reduction ideas, with technical feasibility using support from Design Team members.
  • Clear visualisation of technical proposals with effective analysis, recommendation & identify benefit.
  • Able to travel abroad for occasional short business trips within the company or to Supplier sites.
  • Able to work within a multi-national corporation and be understanding of different cultures.

About You:

  • Use CATIA V5 to make 3D and 2D modifications to various components within the lamp assemblies.
  • Knowledge of Injection mould Tooling construction and Electrical component manufacturing processes.
  • Experience of a high-volume manufacturing environment and associated processes.
  • Minimum HNC/HND certificate in engineering discipline (eg mechanical, product, automotive design).
  • 3 years minimum experience in Automotive Exterior component design environment (ideally lighting)
  • Proficient in office-based PC applications (MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word etc).
  • Strong verbal and written skills, with organisational and program management capabilities.
  • Additional Language skills preferred but not essential.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK