Design Draughtsperson

Andy File Associates Ltd are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy

Role

To support the conversion of vehicles into electric or hybrid electric vehicles. To play a key role within the engineering team supporting the growing business of the EV re-power of existing buses and trucks and the design of EV installation for OEM customers.

Responsibilities

• To be responsible for all issues relating to the production and control of 3D solid models and 2D drawings including compliance with engineering design standards
• The implementation of Engineering Change Requests (ECR’s) relating to 3D and 2D models and drawings
• The production of 2D drawings and 3D models for component manufacture
• The capture of manufacturing processes and the production and maintenance of Manufacturing Instruction documents. (Photographs of processes, written instructions, production of diagrams, component tables etc pulled together in Word documents)
• Be actively involved in production engineering activities, liaising with Operations personnel, to ensure that all designs can be manufactured in the most efficient and effective manner
• Contribute to the design and development of jigs, fixtures and other workshop aids to ensure production operations are completed in an efficient and effective manner
• Sourcing of technical components; Identifying potential suppliers; Liaison with component manufacturers and suppliers; Development of purchasing specification documentation
• Contribute to the design and development of new products. Development of CAD models; Selection of limits and fits for standard components; Definition of engineering tolerances appropriate for material and function.
• Production and maintenance of Bill of Materials
• Being an active participant in design reviews
• Flexible working within the bounds of personal competency, on other engineering or business related task commensurate with the needs of the business

Experience

• Experienced in the production of 2D engineering drawings for complex mechanical components including machined, pressed and cast metal components and moulded plastics components
• Competent in producing engineering drawings including geometric tolerance to recognised industrial standards (BS8888)
• Skilled in the use of modern 2D and 3D CAD packages
• HNC qualified or above in a relevant discipline
• Self-motivated team player with strong communication skills able to work well under their own initiative
• Must pride themselves on high quality work and attention to detail

Benefits

• c£25k – £30k depending on experience
• Varied and interesting work
• Rapidly growing business in a high tech green environment

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