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Mechanical Design Draughtsperson

We are seeking permanent and contract roles. For the permanent positions we are seeking experienced and junior personnel. 

Salary, subject to experience: 

  • Experienced Position: £25,000-£35,000, plus overtime and discretionary bonus

  • Junior Position: £15,000-£25,000, plus overtime and discretionary bonus

As a Mechanical Design Draughtsperson at Huxley Bertram, you will support the multi-disciplinary engineering teams in assisting with the design, and providing detailed drawings, BOMs and other documentation. 

For an experienced role, you must have good knowledge of 3D CAD (preferably Solidworks), be accurate and have experience of mechanical design.  Experience of electrical drawing is advantageous. This role requires a flexible hands-on approach.

For a junior role, we are seeking individuals with a good attitude, attention to detail and willingness to learn, who would like to learn the role of mechanical detail drafting in the manufacture of a special purpose machines. 

The Role

Key activities of the role are:

  • Undertake duties within a multi-discipline engineering drawing office

  • Be responsible for the progress of concept designs from part and assembly modelling through to detailed engineering drawings

  • Production of general assembly, detail, procedural and system schematic drawings

  • Preparation of bills materials and purchase requisitions

  • Be proactive in the development of the drawing office system improvement initiatives

  • Checking of drawings

  • Preparation of basic calculations and hand calculations

Candidates

As a right candidate for an experienced position, you will have / be:

  • Appropriate engineering/CAD qualifications or experience as a design draughtsperson within an engineering environment

  • 3D CAD package experience (SolidWorks)

  • Familiar with British Standard drawing practices (Dimensions, tolerances, limits and fits)

  • Live within readily commutable distance to / from Waterbeach

For a junior role, we are seeking individuals with a good attitude, attention to detail and willingness to learn, who would like to learn the role of mechanical detail drafting in the manufacture of a special purpose machines. 

Reports To: Senior Engineers

Location

Huxley Bertram machines are used all over the world. The role will require working primarily in Waterbeach, and sometimes in Cottenham. 

Package

The expected remuneration is as follows:

  • Salary, subject to experience: 

    • Experienced Position: £25,000-£35,000, plus overtime and discretionary bonus

    • Junior Position: £15,000-£25,000, plus overtime and discretionary bonus

  • Flexible working hours (Mon-Fri): 40 hours per week, core time 0930 to 1530

  • 28 days including Bank Holidays 

    • Plus, discretionary holidays over the Christmas period

  • Pension

  • Critical Illness and Death in Service insurances

To Apply

This role description is for a permanent and contract position. The permanent positions are for experienced and junior roles.