Senior CAD Technician

Job Title: Senior CAD Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122678
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 7 years ago

Job Description

Senior CAD Technician:

Due to continued expansion of their operations our client a well-established Multinational Healthcare Manufacturer now require a qualified and experienced Senior CAD Technician.

The CAD Technician will develop innovative design solutions to manufacturing related issues. To mistake proof fixtures and make existing tooling & hardware designs more robust to wear and tear.

This is a permanent role based in Galway with excellent progression opportunities

Key Responsibilities of Senior CAD Technician:
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers in developing, trouble shooting, standardising and improving existing production equipment, fixtures and hardware designs.
  • Create prototypes on Solid Works to develop concepts and design improvements
  • Liaise with third party tooling manufacturers on drawing queries, tolerance stack-ups and updating approved drawings.
  • Assist ME?s in design methods, part sourcing and associated documentation.
  • Ability to create 3D printed prototypes.
  • Interface with a variety of company personnel and with outside vendors when necessary while performing the above.
  • The ability to work to tight timelines when the situation requires while delivering solutions.
  • Assists in driving material changes to increasing tooling & hardware timelines.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
Requirements of Senior CAD Technician:
  • Minimum Level 6 Diploma in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing / Mechatronics Engineering
  • 4 + years? experience in a modern design environment with previous experience in some of the following: AutoCAD; solid works, tolerance analysis, etc.
  • A strong knowledge of design for manufacture (DFM) essential.
  • Proven experience in tooling design including computer aided tooling / fixture design, build and implementation.
  • Ability to work on own with minimum supervision.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to John Reid at The RFT Group / / on 01-2302400 /

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.