Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Contract CAD Engineer


Job Description:

Contract CAD Engineer - Mechanical

Duration:         6-month rolling contract

Immediate start available


Contract opportunity for a CAD Engineer / Mechanical Engineer to work with the R&D/ Engineering team on a key new project, supporting a next generation product.


As Mechanical Engineer / CAD Engineer / CAD Technician you will use both your 2D and 3D CAD skills to support the development of cost effective and sustainable designs for key customers.


As such, you will need a working knowledge of CAD software, proven MS Excel skills along with an excellent problem-solving mind-set.


To support the project, you will need to:


  • Be able to understand and interpret engineering drawings using Inventor / AutoDesk Inventor (or similar 3D CAD software)
  • Work with multi-disciplined teams, Mechanical Designers alongside Production Engineering  to understand and collate requirements and ensure products are designed for Manufacture
  • Use 3D CAD for management of drawings, models & documents
  • Undertake modifications to existing drawings
  • Support the creation of engineering change requests/notes
  • Support with undertaking tolerance analysis of components / assemblies
  • Be part of design reviews, and present working drawings to support the manufacture of the product

Skill required as CAD Engineer:

  • Industry experience as a Mechanical Engineer / CAD Engineer, Draftsperson or CAD Technician or similar engineering role
  • Proficiency in 2D & 3D CAD, ideally Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks, SolidEdge, Catia or similar 3D package  
  • Have an understanding of Engineering system design principles.


Please apply via the link or contact Alison Kemp for further details.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    HND/HNC or equivalent