CAD Engineer

Reports to

Senior Design Engineer

Job Purpose

The undertaking of CAD to produce detailed and concise drawing packages.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce the requested design, piping & instrumentation and manufacturing drawings 
  • Generate solid models and engineering drawings from information supplied by Design engineers
  • Create bills of material
  • Maintain the Company drawing library and records
  • Ensure work conforms to applicable specifications and standards 
  • Participate in design review meetings as requested
  • Liaising with members of project and manufacturing teams, contractors, consultants, customers and suppliers as required 
  • Assist with drawing queries from project or manufacturing team
  • Visit customer sites and assist with/carry out site surveys
  • Keep up to date technically and apply new technology to job

Person Specification

Overview of required qualifications, knowledge, experience, skills and attributes.


  • Possess GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths or an equivalent
  • CAD training course
  • Relevant experience
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Good planning, administrative and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage a number of tasks concurrently and meet deadlines
  • Be hard working and conscientious
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Ability to work on own initiative, be self-motivated and work as part of a team without constant supervision
  • Proficient in the use of CAD
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good ICT skills, including use of MS package
  • Understanding of relevant health and safety legislation
  • Hold a valid driving licence


  • Specific Autodesk Inventor experience
  • Formal qualification in mechanical engineering
  • Previous experience of working within food, drink and allied sectors
  • Willingness to continue personal development

Flexible Job Duties Clause

There will be times when you may be required to undertake additional tasks, duties and responsibilities within your capabilities. The Company reserves the right to vary your tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time according to the needs of the Company. However, you will not be assigned to duties that you cannot reasonably perform or which are outside the range of your normal skills and experience. There may also be times when you may be asked to transfer, either temporarily or permanently, to an alternative job within the Company. Where this is agreed with you, it will be confirmed in writing.