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LEAD DRAUGHTSPERSON

  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + 7.5% employer pension, death in service, company incentive scheme
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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This is a fantastic senior level opportunity, with a business that is the UK's leading manufacturer in their specialist field. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than 65% of sales derived from Export markets. All design and manufacturing take place at their purpose-built facility near Sheffield.

Due to expansion and product re-designs, they are looking to recruit a Lead Draughtsperson.

This opening would suit someone already in a Lead Design role, a Senior Design position, or even someone with a depth of experience who is looking to make that career step up.

Key Responsibilities:

The Lead Draughtsperson will lead and mentor CAD draughting team. You will be the senior level “go-to person” for all Solid Edge modelling and draughting issues
Oversee the daily activities of the draughting team, to ensure that the team is working within the agreed project plan and ensuring all project goals and objectives are being met
Produce detailed drawings from 3D models and design concepts
Orient, train and check the draughting work of engineers and CAD draughters, whilst developing and promoting the use of CAD / PLM best practices
Infuse best-in-class draughting disciplines and processes in to the operation, check and verify accuracy and completeness of all finished drawings, ensure draughting technical details to BS 8888
Manager the engineering design change control, administration of CAD and PLM software
Chair / attend regular departmental review meetings and distribute minutes of these meetings to the draughting team and Director of Engineering

Person Specification:

As an experienced Lead Draughtsperson, you will have a real depth of CAD draughting experience
Degree qualified in a relevant discipline including mechanical/electrical/product design or be able to demonstrate work at an appropriate level
Proficiency in Solid Edge software
Possesses and applies extensive knowledge of draughting standards and expertise with Solid Edge to the completion of complex assignments
Understanding of design process, design research, prototyping and manufacturing processes
Clear leadership qualities and demonstrated success in change management, strong attention to detail, previous experience within an engineering or manufacturing company preferred
Excellent communication skills

Package and Hours:

£40,000 - £50,000 dependant on experience
Company Incentive scheme
Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions
Death in service policy

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Glossop, High Peak

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