Production Draughtsperson

NJW Associates Ltd
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Draughtsperson


Interpret customer requirements and producing accurate and timely 2D and 3D CAD drawings, component requirements and production planning information

Company overview:

A well-established and respected specialist designer, manufacturer and installer of bespoke fitted and free-standing furniture. This furniture is tailored to suit the needs of a variety of environments from schools and universities, to offices and commercial laboratories


Keynsham, Bristol

Reporting to:

Production Engineering Manager

Working day:

08.00-16.30 (with 30mins for lunch)

Main duties and responsibilities


  • Interpret clients’ requirements from the information provided in whatever form eg sketches, plans, general arrangement drawings and schematics
  • Create accurate and timely layouts, schemes, production drawings and take-offs using Inventor, AutoCAD and Excel and seeking necessary approval
  • Comply with internal quality systems, policies and procedures


  • Assist with the smooth running of the Production and Installation office
  • Liaise with customers, via telephone or e-mail as necessary
  • Deal with product and queries as required
  • Complete related administrative tasks and other work as directed

Personal attributes

  • A team player who is positive, friendly, proactive/self-motivated, professional, practical and timely
  • Organised and efficient with a good attention to detail and a willingness to learn and use initiative
  • Interested in and able to work with a variety of people
  • Able to produce accurate work, be flexible and keep calm in a dynamic and often demanding environment
  • Interested in manufacturing and product design

Education and qualifications

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s or equivalent
  • Minimum BTEC or equivalent in computing/product/engineering/production design
  • Qualified to some level in the use of 2D and 3D design software packages

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Numerate and a good communicator
  • High level of computer literacy and proficient at using Inventor, AutoCAD and standard Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Some experience at working for a small business would be useful

Draughtsperson, Draughtsman, 2D, 3D, CAD, Autocad, Inventor, CAD Technician