Forde Recruitment Ltd
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


We are recruiting for an experienced Draughtsman / Draughtsperson on behalf of our client, leading designers and manufacturers of multiple high integrity air cooled and tubular heat transfer products, to join their Sheffield site.

As Draughtsman you will have responsibility for translation of customer requirements from requisitions, specifications, design reports or existing general arrangement drawings, into piece part and assembly drawings for manufacture (in house or in supply chain).

You will have an inquisitive and detail orientated approach to role and will be required to create high quality well laid out engineering drawings. As well as this you will have a combination of other skills that facilitates efficient throughput of drawings, whilst managing a requirement for inevitable change and document control throughout manufacture.


Evaluation of the design inputs

Generation of output/informal drawing plans

Creation and checking of engineering/manufacturing drawings and bills of materials;

Creation and checking of certain other related technical documentation;

Checking other draughtsman’s work;

Ownership of & compliance with existing and new BMS procedures;

Liaison with other departments including direct contact with shop floor;

Liaison with clients and suppliers;

Attend departmental planning and contract review meetings.

It is imperative that you are an experienced Draughtsman/Draughtsperson to be considered for this role, with at least 10 years of generating 2D engineering drawings in petrochemical, oil & gas or power generation markets. It would be advantageous if you had 5+ years’ experience using 3D Solidworks software and/or in the pressure vessel or heat exchanger industry. In addition to this a minimum of 3 GCSEs (inclusive of Maths and English) and 2 A Levels (inclusive of Maths/Science or Design/IT)

In return you will receive a competitive salary and the opportunity to work in an environment that develops the best people in a safety first, stable working environment, upholding the key principles of innovation, supreme quality and exceptional customer service.

Forde Recruitment is part of the Forde Recruitment Group. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Forde Recruitment Ltd who in this instance is operating as an Employment Business. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion and continue to search on our website for future vacancies.