CAD Engineering Designer

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3 Years
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
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CAD Engineering Designer
St Albans
3 Year Contract
£150 - £200
Early to Mid March Start

This role is to supply CAD and machine shop mechanical engineering expertise capable of designing, developing and manufacturing a broad range of mechanical engineering assemblies and components. The ability to rapidly generate ideas, produce technical documentation and manufacture engineering products in a machine shop environment, drawing on industrial experience. Delivering on time, to cost and to quality standards specified.

o Produce detailed working drawings in 2D and 3D CAD using SolidWorks software
o Design, development, technical documentation and rapid prototyping of mechanical engineering assemblies and components
o Assist with the documentation and archiving of electronic and mechanical designs
o Produce detailed manufacturing guides and assist with the production of operating manuals
o Operate in-house rapid prototyping system
o Help develop and implement best-practice standards for product data management.
o Work closely with machine shop-based technicians to define and document designs.
o Knowledge of engineering fits and tolerances.
o Ensure rapid prototype machine, associated equipment and CAD room are kept clean and tidy.
o Assist on maintenance when required.


* SolidWorks 3D CAD software skills.
* Knowledge and demonstrable skills of technical drawing to BS8888/BS308.
* AutoCAD 2D skills.
* Properties of engineering materials including metals, plastics and timber.
* Knowledge of conventional manufacturing techniques.
* Rapid Prototyping techniques.
* Knowledge of precision engineering fits and tolerances.
* Mechanical engineering concept generation, ideas and problem solving.

* Ideally HNC/HND Mechanical Engineering/Production Engineering or equivalent.
* Demonstrable skills using FDM rapid prototyping.
* Knowledge of CAM and FEA.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non clearance vacancies.

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