3D CAD TECHNICIAN - FLEXI GROUP
Create cutting-edge CAD designs for stairs, balustrades, and more. Join us and use your expertise to develop innovative products using Autodesk - Advance Steel and other software. Be responsible for internal and external designs, ensuring they meet delivery requirements and building regulations. Help build a library of standardised products and details for efficient design management. Take part in continuous improvement and stay up-to-date with the latest design trends. Join our collaborative team and make your mark in the industry. Starting salary from £35k+
Salary: £35k+ benefits (dependent on experience)
Dunmow, Essex, UK
Produce CAD designs in both 2D & 3D as required, for Stairs, Balustrades, Balconies and any other products the business develops in the future using Autodesk - Advance Steel and any other relevant software as necessary.
Be responsible for all internal and external designs and ensure they are produced in alignment with delivery requirements and meet building regulations.
Develop a library of standardised products and typical details. Fully document the library content in a way that allows ease of use and efficient management.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Request information from clients in the required formats. (Typically, dwg & pdf)
Save all information supplied in the relevant company standard folder structure.
Create designs for client approval (2D and/or 3D) as instructed.
Review and check designs for errors prior to submission for approval/manufacture.
Highlight to the line manager any areas of design that don’t follow company guidelines.
Submit designs to clients for review and approval.
Update designs as necessary following client comments.
Produce fully developed 3D models in Advance steel as requested.
Generate fabrication packs ensuring adherence to company drawing standards.
Provide support as necessary for any design queries.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain all relevant documentation. (Registers, Trackers, KPI’s, etc)
Provide project status updates to management and stakeholders as requested.
Participate in meetings to provide feedback for continuous improvement opportunities.
Continually improve design techniques with respect to:
Latest design trends
Manage and execute all tasks in a timely manner.
Ensure to follow best practices and company standards.
Be a proactive and engaged team member, working collaboratively with others.
Always maintain a professional manner.
3D CAD minimum intermediate level
Relevant BTec/NVQ/HNC qualification or equivalent.
3D CAD design would be advantageous, along with a Product Design Degree or equivalent.
Experience in producing detailed workshop-ready drawings.
Strong understanding of materials and appropriate uses.
Strong numeracy skills.
Good problem-solving abilities.
Building regulations knowledge.
Experience in designing for the Architectural metal works industry.
Experience in heavy manufacturing/process/engineering environments.
Autodesk - Advance Steel or similar 3D CAD package.
Experience designing Stairs & Balustrades
Strong prioritisation skills.
Work to strict deadlines.
Communicate technical detail clearly and accurately.
Understand specific needs regarding tolerances within company design parameters.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of activities, but rather an outline of the main areas of responsibility. The post holder will be required to undertake any reasonable request for other duties according to the needs of the business.
On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
Our teams enjoy a variety of different work and are a friendly team - much like an extended family. There is always scope to train in other areas for the right people.
We are unique in that we have many different businesses that ensure there is always variety and opportunities - Alloy Fabweld, Albion Design Staircases, Hunwick Engineering, Flexi Group UK, Rebel Strength, and Livin Art.
We care for our communities locally, and we created our own charity Hashtag Big Smile to really make a difference in the world by building communities.
Our people work hard as a team, working together to drive our business for continued success and job security.
Flexi Group is part of the Alloy Fabweld Group and is committed to being a successful, caring, and welcoming place for all employees.
We want to create a supportive and inclusive environment where our employees can reach their full potential, without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, and the diversity of people's backgrounds and circumstances will be positively valued.
Alloy Fabweld Group is an Equal Opportunities employer, and their aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on grounds of gender, religion, race, colour, sexuality, pregnancy, age, disability, nationality, ethnic or national origins, nor should he/she be placed at a disadvantage by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
Health and Safety
The post holder is required to take responsible care for the health and safety of him/herself and other persons who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions at work. The post holder is also required to cooperate with all areas of the Alloy Fabweld Group to ensure that statutory health & and departmental safety regulations are adhered to.
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