3D CAD Designer

MSS People
Consett, County Durham
£22000 - £27000/annum
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
MSS People are working with a well known manufacturing company based in County Durham. They require 3D CAD Designer to join their team.

Main Purpose of the Job:

To support the development of strategic Product Roads working within a team creating 3D designs and 2D detailed drawings for new product within demanding timescales achieving timing and quality targets


• Creating Product Designs in 3D and detailed 2D drawings
• Work closely within multi-disciplined teams to ensure customer requirements are achieved and projects are delivered on time and to the required quality level
• Participating in design reviews on new product designs
• Developing design concepts which comply with legislative requirements
• Involvement in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
• Any other reasonable duties as requested


• Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering preferable (design/engineering experience in lieu will be considered)
• Full UK driving licence

Skills & Experience:

• Experience in a 3D design package, ideally Inventor, and also using a 2D software package
• 2D geometrical tolerancing
• Experience of handling multiple tasks/projects
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials as they relate to design and manufacturing
• Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative
• Lateral thinking with the ability to provide realistic and innovative design solutions
• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; computer literate