CAD Design Engineer

JLD Recruitment Ltd
Laindon, Essex
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Engineer

Location: Basildon, Essex

Salary: £21,000 per annum

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am - 5pm and Friday 7.30am - 2pm

Job Purpose:

To design tooling & parts from CAD files and to work within the project team.


  • To convert 3D CAD files from the customer to a usable format.

  • To study and interpret drawings, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces.

  • To provide manufacturing drawings to CNC operators to allow them to machine tooling or parts.

  • To work with the project team to provide input on tooling feasibility and design.

  • To design 3D parts based on initial sketches or prototype parts.

  • To provide input with supervisor, engineers, production, quality and shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues.

  • Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with company quality program and procedures, company policies and safety and environmental regulations.

  • To participate in cross functional process improvement teams and will actively participate in team project meetings

  • Ensure that safe working practices are followed.

  • To have knowledge and use Catia V5 software to produce tool design from CAD models.

  • To carry out any other duties assigned.


  • Experience in tooling design using Catia V5.

  • Intermediate knowledge and application of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments. Instruments should include but not limited to calipers, depth gauges, indicators and CMM.

  • Basic knowledge of reading drawings and specifications with an intermediate understanding of geometric tolerancing and dimensions.

  • Able to follow oral and written instructions.